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Expand your doctoral course selections/options through NEXus!

The University of Northern Colorado School of Nursing is a member of NEXus (The Nursing Education Xchange). NEXus is collaboration between participating doctoral programs in nursing that allows doctoral students enrolled at member colleges and universities to take courses that may not be offered at his/her home institution for a common price. Our NEXus liaison, Ann O'Connor, facilitates the registration and transcription of these courses from partner institutions.

The UNC School of Nursing offers courses for Ph.D. (focus on education) and DNP.

Required forms

  • NEXus Enrollment
  • Look for Institution specific Forms (registration and enrollment) - the staff coordinator will assist with these

Financial considerations

The current rate for a NEXus course can be found HERE. This fee is intended to cover all associated university fees such as technology, library, or application fees. As with all courses, you are responsible for the cost of your books and educational materials.

NEXus courses may qualify for financial aid. If you are receiving aid and plan on taking a NEXus course, please contact financial aid to complete and route a UNC Consortium Agreement.

Academic Considerations

  • Decisions about selecting a NEXus course must be made in consultation with your academic advisor/committee chair.
  • Students enrolled in a NEXus course must meet all course requirements.
  • Students are encouraged to contact the course faculty in advance to ensure that they understand the course requirements (for example, prerequisite courses, vacation periods, on-campus requirements, technology requirements, synchronous versus asynchronous discussions).

registration deadlines

You (the student) are responsible for meeting the registration and payment deadlines of the institution that is offering the course. In most cases, this will not coincide with UNC's calendar so advanced planning financially and academically is critical. Visit http://www.winnexus.org/regdates.asp for a complete list of registration deadlines.

For assistance in registering for and enrolling in a NEXus course contact:

Campus Staff Coordinator
Ann O'Connor, 970-351-3209, ann.oconnor@unco.edu

Campus Faculty Coordinator
Vicki WIlson, 970-351-2662, vicki.wilson@unco.edu

Visit http://winnexus.org for additional course information, registration deadlines and dates.