Admitted Students

Welcome to the Connell School of Nursing community!

As a BC nursing student, you join an exclusive group of ambitious and successful peers, renowned faculty, and esteemed alumni. Together, we form an inspiring and supportive team that works toward flourishing careers for all of our students.

Below you will find information to help you navigate the path to begining your master's program at CSON. Select your program to see key steps, important dates, financial aid information, and more. 

KEY STEPS

Step 1

Accept offer of admission

Send in reply form and $400 deposit by the due dates on your acceptance letter.

Step 2

Apply for Financial Aid

Complete FAFSA and the BC Financial Aid Application. View instructions.

 

Step 3

Plan out your course of study

After submitting your deposit, you will receive an email to schedule an appointment with the graduate programs office to plan your course of study. 

STEP 4

Prepare to start 

Get required immunizations by August 1, 2018. Save important dates below. Review the graduate student guide for getting started. 

Important Dates 

August 1, 2018
Deadline to get required immunizations

August 22, 2018
Graduate Nursing Orientation

August 23, 2018
Graduate Student Life Orientation – (general campus wide)

August 27, 2018
Fall classes begin

KEY STEPS

Step 1

Accept offer of admission

Complete digital reply form (located within acceptance letter) and submit a $750 deposit by the due dates on your acceptance letter.

Step 2

Apply for Financial Aid

Complete FAFSA and the BC Financial Aid Application. View instructions.

 

STEP 3

Attend Admitted Student Day

Join us for an optional admitted student session on February 10, 2018.

Step 4

Prepare to start

Complete CPR certification, get required immunizations, (Graduate full time option) and send in completed prerequisites by June 30.

 

Important Dates

February 10, 2018
Admitted Students Day

June 30, 2018
Deadline for proof of immunizations and prerequisite transcripts to be sent-in

      August 6 - 23, 2018
Summer session: Mon - Thurs (9a - 3p). Fridays are optional open lab hours

August 27, 2018
Fall classes begin

Checklist

  • Complete digital reply form (located within your acceptance letter) to accept offer of admission 
  • Submit $750 deposit to hold your place
  • RSVP to Admitted Students Day - invitation located in acceptance email 
  • Get CPR certified through the American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR - BLS for Health Care Providers Course (BCLS).  American Red Cross will not be accepted. 
  • Send-in proof of required immunizations and health forms (Graduate full time option) to health services as well as all completed prerequisite transcripts prior to June 30, 2018
  • Students must secure their own off-campus housing 
  • Make sure you have medical insurance. Boston College’s medical insurance coverage is anticipated to take effect on August 7, 2018. Check here for updates. 
  • You will complete your criminal background check during the summer session
  • Graduate student guide to getting started: /offices/stserv/gettingstartedgrad.html
  • Purchase required materials before courses begin:
    • Name pin
    • Order through the BC Bookstore—call the store at 800-978-0978 to order and allow 2 weeks time 
    • White or black professional looking shoes, clogs, or sneakers
    • Stethoscope with a bell and diaphram
    • Littman Cardiology III is recommended, but not required
    • Watch with a second hand
    • Blood pressure cuff (latex free)
    • Books (available at the BC Bookstore)
    • Maroon scrubs (any shade of maroon is acceptable)

KEY STEPS

Step 1

Accept offer of admission

Send in reply form and $400 deposit by the due dates on your acceptance letter.

Step 2

Apply for Financial Aid

Priority deadline for FAFSA and the BC Financial Aid Application is is April 18, 2017. View instructions.

 

Step 3

Plan out your course of study

After submitting your deposit, you will receive an email to schedule an appointment with the graduate programs office to plan your course of study. 

STEP 4

Prepare to start 

Get required immunizations by August 1, 2018. Save important dates below. Also feel free to review the graduate student guide for getting started. 

Important Dates 

August 1, 2018
Deadline to get required immunizations

August 22, 2018
Graduate Nursing Orientation

August 23, 2018
Graduate Student Life Orientation – (general campus wide)

August 27, 2018
Fall classes begin