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5/2015 - WITC’s process of graduating the students’ records may take up to 15 business days AFTER graduation to complete. Statements of Graduation will be processed with both Dept. of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) and MN Board of Nursing as soon as possible. Please check back the week of June 1 for further updates.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Lisa Hall @ or 800/243-9482 x2221.

Graduate Page for
LPN & RN Students

If you are planning to sit for PN or RN NCLEX, this page is for you!!

WITC’s process of completing the students’ records may take up to 15 business days AFTER GRADUATION to complete.  Statements of Graduation will NOT be submitted/approved until all campuses have conferred student records.  The Boards of Nursing will require an additional 15-20 business days to process the applications.

In order to give WITC and the applicable Board of Nursing time to process all the paperwork, WITC will only respond to inquiries regarding the process 6 weeks after graduation.  Updates will be posted on this web page as they occur.


  1. Complete the WITC Intent to Graduate form & submit $35 graduation fee to Student Services.  The graduation fee for $35 is waived for students planning to sit for PN NCLEX, as they do not graduate from a PN program, but do receive a Certificate of Completion and are eligible to sit for PN NCLEX.
  2. Ensure all of your WITC accounts are paid and that you do not owe money to WITC
  3. Ensure your high school transcript is on file with WITC in Student Services
  4. Ensure ALL required courses have been completed with a “C” or better, and/or prior credit for advance standing has been processed
  5. The following courses must be completed in order for a student to be eligible to sit for PN NCLEX and receive a Certificate of Completion:

            543-101 through 543-108 courses            Written Communication
            Oral/Interpersonal Communication            Developmental Psychology
            General Anatomy & Physiology                 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology

  1. Complete appropriate state application
    • Please make sure you are completing the application for the state in which you want to be licensed
    • Each state requires its own form and one state’s form cannot be substituted for another

   7.  Complete NCLEX application

  1. Check your student email for information of any problems with your record and/or Statement of Graduation. 

Three weeks after graduation, please check this page for updated information as to when the statements of graduation have been submitted/approved.

This web page and your student email will be the only notifications you will receive from us.


  1. Inform students this process is on the web - encourage Wisconsin applicants to apply through OLAS. 
  2. Check forms and payment information for accuracy and completeness.
  3. Ensure student is completing paperwork appropriate to state of application.
  4. Advise students that applications should be mailed directly to boards of nursing, they do not get mailed to Shell Lake.
  5. Collect Statements of Graduation forms from students who completed the paper application for Wisconsin and ALL Minnesota applicants.  Send to Administration/Shell Lake for processing and submission.  Include a list of students who applied through OLAS.


After all campuses have conferred student records (which may take up to 15 business days after graduation):

  1. Allied Health Technician will ensure online Statements of Graduation are approved.
  2. Allied Health Technician will process/mail (as 1 package) paper Statements of Graduation to appropriate state board via certified mail.

Application and Statement of Graduation information is on the next page.

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