Current Student Registration Information and Procedures

All Degree Programs:

If you have not done so already, please meet with your advisor prior to registering for courses and check Degree Works for degree progression. If you have a registration hold, it must be cleared through the office listed on the hold.

Non-degree students do not have audits in Degree Works.

Program-Specific Information:

RN-to-BSN and RN-to-MS/MSN

  • The School of Nursing has two focus areas for RN-to-BSN: Care Coordination with Health IT and Substance Use and Addictions. Please see the RN-to-BSN Focus Areas webpage for more information.
  • All students intending to enroll in NURS 467 must enroll by the clinical, practicum, and project courses registration deadline.
  • UMSON uses STEPS, a clinical placement and tracking software, for clinical placements. More details will be disseminated soon to RN-to-BSN/MSN students about this software, including training information.
  • NURS 418 elective descriptions can be found here. Not all electives are offered each semester. Please check the class schedule for elective offerings by term.

Entry-Level BSN

  • NURS 418 elective descriptions can be found here. Not all electives are offered each semester. Please check the class schedule for elective offerings by term.
  • All students must enroll for clinical/practica/project courses by the clinical, practicum, and project courses registration deadline.
  • STEPS is our software system for assigning and tracking clinical placements. UMSON uses STEPS, a clinical placement and tracking software, for clinical placements. All students are highly encouraged to attend a Clinical Information Session. This session will be recorded and posted for viewing for students who cannot attend.

Master's CNL

  • All students must enroll for clinical/practica/project courses by the clinical, practicum, and project courses registration deadline.
  • STEPS is our software system for assigning and tracking clinical placements. UMSON uses STEPS, a clinical placement and tracking software, for clinical placements. All students are highly encouraged to attend a Clinical Information Session. This session will be recorded and posted for viewing for students who cannot attend.

Master’s Community Public Health, HSLM, Nursing Informatics

  • Master’s students registering for a practicum course must register by the clinical, practicum, and project courses registration deadline.

 

DNP

  •  DNP students registering for a practicum course must register by the clinical, practicum, and project courses registration deadline.

 

PhD

  • PhD students are encouraged to meet with their advisors as soon as possible to plan out their summer/fall courses of study.

Coursework Only

  • Please see the academic calendar for CWO registration dates. If you have a registration hold, it must be cleared through the office listed on the hold. 

General Information:

Class Schedule

The class schedule listing all sections eligible for registration is available. Please note the schedule will continue to update throughout the registration period. 

  • The School of Nursing reserves the right to change the class schedule at any time.
  • Clinical sections and practica assignments may change at any time.
  • While every effort is made to not cancel sections, in the unlikely event of this happening, students will be notified and will receive a full tuition refund for the canceled course.

Undergraduate Electives Course Descriptions (NURS 418)

A list of electives for undergraduates can be found here. Please check the class schedule to determine which electives are scheduled for the relevant term.

Advising

Your advisor is listed on your degree worksheet in Degree Works (top right of your worksheet next to “Advisor”). Contact information for advisors is available in the UMSON online Directory. If an advisor is not listed, your advisor will be assigned at New Student Orientation. 

Student Handbook

Students are responsible for knowing and following the policies and procedures in Student Handbook.

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar lists all relevant term dates and deadlines. All students are expected to review and be familiar with the calendar dates.

University Email

All correspondence regarding students’ academic record and class information will be communicated via University email. Per the Student Handbook, students are required to use their University email accounts to communicate with faculty, administration, and staff at UMSON and UMB. Please be sure to use your “@umaryland.edu” email for any correspondence with us regarding your academic experience.

Continuous Enrollment Policy

All students at UMSON are required to maintain continuous enrollment, per the Student Handbook. (Also see the Student Handbook for enrollment requirements specific to your program.) Students who do not enroll will become inactive. Leave of Absence may only be requested prior to the start of the term. Should a student need to request a leave of absence, the form is available here.