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Registration Process for New Students in the School of Nursing

For your first term at the University of Portland, all students in the School of Nursing will be registered by the School of Nursing Program Counselor. The nursing curriculum for the first year is a fairly set schedule to best prepare you for completing graduation requirements.

Registration Timeline

Send IP, AB, and College Transcripts to UP: Send your scores and transcripts to UP by November 1st. Click here for instructions.

November 1

Program Counselors Build Schedule: You are welcome to email the School of Nursing with any additional questions or concerns you may have about your registration. Click here for instructions on how to view your schedule.


November - December

Classes Begin

January 14

First Week of Classes: Changes can be made to your schedule during this week. The deadline to add or drop classes from your schedule is the Friday of the first week of the semester.

January 14-18

Typical First Semester Class Schedule

First-year nursing students will be in a schedule that is a combination of University Core and Nursing Major requirements.

Transferring into the Nursing program? Check out the Nursing Transfer Curriculum for course requirements.

Classes at UP are offered one, two, three, and sometimes four times a week. Labs or workshops for science courses meet once a week.

  • University Core requirements are a set of courses that all students at the University of Portland must complete.
  • Nursing Major requirements are the courses you need to complete for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Elective courses are any courses you take that do not fulfill any of your Core or Nursing Major requirements.

School of Nursing Contact Information:

Phone: 503.943.7211


Becca Fischer, Program Coordinator

Want to major in Nursing but didn't get accepted into the School of Nursing?

If you were not accepted to the School of Nursing upon admission, it may be possible to transfer into the program later. If this applies to you, please email Elisa Majors for more information.