Graduate Nursing - How to Register
Please follow the directions below for non-matriculated students interested in taking any online courses. If you are a returning non-matriculated student, you need to fill out and email the registration form and be sure to include your UMass Boston student identification number on the form. If you are new to UMass Boston, you will not have a student ID number but will receive one with this initial registration.
Do note that non-matriculated students will be placed in courses that have space availability on a first come, first serve basis provided that all application materials have been received in the proper manner.
To register for course(s) as a non-matriculated, non-accepted student:
Download the registration form, fill out, and email* to Postmasternp@umb.edu, along with the following (send all items as 1 complete packet/email):
- A copy of your current nursing license,
- A copy of your government issued photo ID, and
- Unofficial transcript from the institution which awarded your BSN or MSN.
You do not need permission of the program director or department consent before you submit all of these required materials. Permission will be granted automatically provided all required materials have been sent.
When we receive all four pieces of information, we will review your materials and submit your registration. Submissions are sent on a weekly basis to the Registrar’s office. When you have been successfully registered, you will receive an email confirmation of your course(s) enrollment and UMass Boston student email account information from the Registrar’s office, so be sure to include your current email address on the registration form. This confirmation email will be received approximately a week after you submitted your materials provided you followed the previous instructions correctly. A future email will be sent regarding Blackboard Learn, https://umb.umassonline.net/, for those of you who are new to the online learning management system (LMS). This email will be sent approximately one (1) week before classes begin, and will be sent to your UMass Boston student email account.
* If you are unable to email the required materials, you may drop off your materials to the College of Nursing & Health Sciences (Science Building, 2nd floor, room 13) or mail to:
UMass Boston - CNHS
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
For DNP non-matriculated student registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
NOTE: NURSNG 616, 618, 639, 671, 672, 680, 681, 682, and 765 are not open to non-matriculated students except with special permission of the program director. To register for NURSNG 634 or 615, you must meet course prerequisites and your unofficial transcript must show proof of successful completion of an Advanced Pathophysiology course.
If you are a matriculated, accepted UMass Boston Post Master’s NP or CNS student and need to register, please click the following link for matriculated students to be pre-registered: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_z62ctmcoSzeBDa0YgBUdl9fcKJ40LDfNq1mZ24BPBI/viewform?sid=25d64cb6e1f4d93c&token=BkWFtjwBAAA.NQPH-_ZSE7XuJIzfJMcVXw.5CbOXKzr-SRuut4jpu8xsA
Students who will be registering for the clinical course NURSNG 615 must:
- Not be plan to do a clinical in any state listed as exclusionary on our main web site
- demonstrate on a transcript completion of graduate level advanced pathophysiology with a grade of B
- have a potential clinical site/preceptor secured (with an MD or NP willing to precept you for your clinical experience) before submitting registration form and materials,
- be registered in order for our office to send out working agreements to the agency in which you plan to do your clinical,
- conduct clinical placement with an MD or NP preceptor who will supervise you in developing your skills for 65 hours or 6 hours a week for the term, and
a legal document, known as a Working Agreement, must be secured between UMass Boston and the site before the clinical hours begin (see the draft working agreement for your review with the agency prior to registering for this course)
Letter for In-MA Clinical Site | Letter for Out-of-MA Clinical Site
Once you receive official notice of being registered for NURSNG 615 Advanced Health Assessment, which requires 65 hours of clinical supervision, please submit your clinical site/preceptor information for NU615 using the following form: https://docs.google.com/a/umb.edu/forms/d/1Seskh0EWlssBqrRfn6heNlPULzBoBVBKjG5kaOzUabA/viewform
Once your form has been submitted for your clinical site, a working agreement will be mailed out to the agency to sign. You cannot start your clinical experience until our office has received the signed working agreement.
Please note that we will accept registration forms only until the courses are filled. We are unable to accommodate waiting lists. We will be unable to accept any registration forms for NURSNG 615 after May 1, 2013. All other course registration forms must be submitted by May 14, 2013.