Information for New BPRN Students

Summer, 2017

Dear Student:

Welcome to the College of Nursing at the University of Manitoba. Congratulations on your provisional admission to the Baccalaureate Program for Registered Nurses (BPRN)! Your admission is conditional on our receipt and your clearance of the non-academic admission requirements by July 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 July 15th – Please 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
  • 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.
  • Winnipeg Regional Health Authority PHIA – Submit a photocopy of your certification card, or a letter from your employer. Students who are not currently employed with the WRHA will be sent additional information on how to obtain WRHA PHIA training.

* If you would like your Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check documents returned to you, please provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope when you submit the documents. If a self-addressed, stamped envelope is not provided, you may pick up your documents from Room 262 Helen Glass, after September 8th. If your documents are not picked up in September, they will be confidentially destroyed.

Please submit your Non-Academic Admission Requirements in a completed package to:
    College of Nursing
    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 College 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.                       

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.

BPRN Student Handbook
Click HERE to access BPRN Student Handbook 2017-18

Program Planning
All students in the BPRN are required to meet with a Student Advisor once a year for course planning. You will be required to complete a plan prior to registration for your Fall and Winter courses. Please refer to the Course Schedule to complete a Program Completion Plan. Once you have developed your plan, please make an appointment with a Student Advisor for review and approval of your plan.                                               

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