Master of Nursing

Admitted Students

Welcome to the Master of Nursing program

Congratulations on your offer of admission into the program and the UW Graduate School! Below are some next steps to get started.

Please review the Admitted Student Packet for key dates and further new student information.

Also, don't hesitate to reach out to the graduate program adviser, Celinda Smith. 

Graduate Adviser
Celinda Smith



Responding to the offer

Your letter of acceptance has the deadline by which we ask that you respond to the offer and pay the enrollment confirmation deposit. If you need an extension, contact the graduate program adviser. If you accept the offer of admission, additional instructions will appear on your Application Status Page in MyGrad and you will  continue through the admission and orientation processes. 

Completing the admission requirements

  1. Log back into your MyGrad online application and follow the prompts.
  2. To accept the offer, set up your UWNetID and pay the $250 deposit to hold your space (deposit is applied to your first quarter of tuition). For assistance, reference the Instructional Guide and/or the Online Help Center.
  3. Complete the University's MMR requirements.
  4. Complete the programs required background check. 
  5. Submit an official transcript as requested from the Graduate School.

About your UWNetID and MyUW

Your UWNetID is your personal identification for the UW network, student email, and for accessing administrative applications and on campus computers. Your student email is your UWNetID (i.e. your Once you've create your UWNetID, go to any UWB page to log into your MyUW (top right corner). Questions? Contact

Advising orientation and program welcome

  • You will sign up for an advising orientation with the program adviser (schedule and sign up available starting June 2020). In-person and Zoom sessions are available. 
  • Save the date for the Master of Nursing Program Welcome & Lunch; Friday, September 25th, from 9:00-1:30 pm at UW Bothell in building UW1, room 010
  • Participate in the UW Graduate School University 501 online orientation. This is a self-guided online resources designed for graduate students.


  • Day one for your MN coursework is Friday, September 30th, 2020. View the University's academic calendar for general dates and deadlines.
  • The MN courses meet every-other-Friday 8:30 am - 4:45 pm with some seminars and extended non-curriculum activities from 5:00 pm- 6:25 pm.
  • Fall registration begins the end of June.

Tuition, fees, program expenses and equipment

Tuition and fees are due the third Friday of each quarter. Tuition is charged slightly above the Graduate Tuition Tier II level. The program assess other nominal fees and recommends students own a laptop and have access to reliable Internet service and transportation. Review details what to expect and overall costs to ensure you have the equipment and needed resources in place to commence the program. 

Funding graduate school

At the University of Washington and with external associations, several types of financial assistance are available to graduate students. 

Updated December 2019