New Admits

Information for New Admits

Welcome and congratulations to our newly admitted RN-to-BSN applicants!  We welcome you to our program and look forward to meeting you at your New Student Orientation session.

This page will be updated throughout the admissions season with the latest information.

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Your New Student Orientation Session and Registering for Classes

Your new student orientation session is very important to complete so you can register for classes.  Effective with the Winter 2015 Admissions cycle, new RN-to-BSN Students will be completing a General Transfer Orientation with the Orientation and Transition Programs office at UW Bothell.  Please register  for your orientation session at  You can register after you pay your $100 deposit.  Orientations will be held on the UW Bothell campus.

Have You Completed Your FAFSA for Your Financial Aid?

FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the application you complete to start the Financial Aid process at University of Washington Bothell.  The application for the 2014-2015 school year is available after January 1, 2014, and should be submitted by mid-February in order to reach the UW system by the priority application deadline of February 28, 2014.  The FAFSA is available from the FAFSA web site.  Information about the UW Bothell campus financial aid process is available from the Financial Aid and Scholarships department.  If you miss the priority deadline, just apply as soon as possible.

Funding your Nursing Education

UW Bothell tuition rates are posted at  Tuition is due the third Friday of the quarter unless you sign up for the UW Bothell Tuition Payment Plan at  If you have any questions about university financial aid, please contact the UW Bothell Financial Aid office at   If you are using your or your spouse’s veteran’s benefits to pay for school and have any questions, please contact Veterans Services at 425.352.5307; you may also find the information at helpful.  Information on the Nursing web site about scholarships and financial aid is posted at

Tuition Exemption Program

If you are an employee of UWMC, Harborview or other state agencies, please be aware that as of Summer 2005 the Tuition Exemption program may only be used by Nursing majors for one class taught by the Nursing and Health Studies Program,  B NURS 350.  Please see the Nursing policy at for more information.  You may use Tuition Exemption for classes in other UW Bothell Schools or Programs.  Please remember that students expecting to use Tuition Exemption cannot register for ANY classes through UW Bothell until day three of the quarter.