BN Program: Info for new incoming students

Fall 2017

Dear Student:

Welcome to the College of Nursing at the University of Manitoba. Congratulations on your provisional admission! Your admission is conditional on our receipt and your clearance of the non-academic admission requirements by November 15th. Your admission will be revoked if you do not meet the requirements by this deadline.


Included with this letter is a link to a number of documents that require your immediate attention. Please read all of the linked documents, and follow instructions carefully.

A checklist is provided below to help ensure you have submitted the required documents.

The following documents are due immediately upon admission:

Non-Academic Requirements – Due November 15Please submit as soon as these are complete – do not wait until the deadline. Details regarding the Non-Academic Requirements can be found in the Non-Academic Admission Requirements Handbook.

    Immunizations – Submit completed immunization form, filled out and signed by your health care provider
    Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search Click to order online, select College of Nursing Agency Quickest Service
    Child Abuse Registry Check – Submit the original
    Adult Abuse Registry Check – Submit the original
    Mask Fit Testing – Submit a photocopy of your card
    CPR – Health Care Provider – Submit a photocopy of your certification card. The date you were certified must be indicated on the card.

Please submit your Non-Academic Admission Requirements in a completed package to:

College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
c/o Student Services Assistant
Room 262 Helen Glass University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

Requirements can also be dropped off in person to Room 262 Helen Glass, or the Faculty of Nursing reception desk.

If you are submitting your documents by mail, it is recommended that you send them by registered mail or courier so that documents can be tracked.

A copy of your New Student Guide will be coming soon and will be found on our website. Please read the guide carefully.

Registration Information

Students will be assigned to a specific timetable and will only have permission to register in the timetable to which they have been assigned. Preference will be given to full-time students, and space might be limited for students attending part-time. Students who may require special consideration regarding their timetable must contact us immediately upon admission – once cohorts have been assigned, they cannot be changed (example: students registered with Student Accessibility Services or Bison Athletes).

Your timetable assignment will be sent to you by e-mail prior to registration.

On-Line Information Session

Upon acceptance of your offer, you will receive an email to complete an online orientation session in UM Learn. The online session must be completed prior to registration. If you have not completed the online orientation session prior to registration, your account will be placed on hold.

Mandatory Orientation Sessions

All students admitted to the College of Nursing are required to attend a MANDATORY New Student Orientation Sessions to the College of Nursing on January 3rd and 4th, 2018. More information is included in the New Student Guide. These sessions are in addition to the on-line information sessions.

I wish you every success in the Nursing program. If you wish to book an appointment with a Nursing Student Advisor, please call 204-474-7452.


Terri Ashcroft, RN, PhD
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences