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6/3/2016 - RN (ADN) Statements of Graduation have been approved with Wi DSPS (OLAS) and mailed to MN Board of Nursing today.  Please give them 15 business days to process the statements. 

6/3/2016 Other (LPN) Statements of Graduation have been approved with Wi DSPS (OLAS) and mailed to MN Board of Nursing today.  Please give them 15 business days to process the statements.  Also, the PN NCLEX eligibility milestone has been added to the transcripts. 

6/6/2016 - The MN Board of Nursing received both RN & PN Confirmation of Program Completion forms.

If you don't get an ATT (Authorization to Test) by June 22, please contact Lisa Hall @ lisa.hall@witc.edu or 800/243-9482 x2221

RN Graduates and PN-NCLEX Eligible Students

If you are graduating from the ADN program, or are eligible to sit for PN-NCLEX, this page is for you!!

WITC’s process of graduating or completing the students’ records may take up to 15 business days AFTER GRADUATION to complete.  Statements of Graduation or Completion will NOT be approved/submitted 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.

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Login to your MyWITC portal to indicate your plans to attend the graduation ceremony.  Complete the Graduation Information Form (in an email from the Registrar's office) and turn it in to Student Services.  You will need to complete this form whether or not you plant o attend the graduation ceremony.
  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 credit for prior learning has been processed
  5. The following courses must be completed in order for a student to be PN-NCLEX eligible:

            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 http://home.pearsonvue.com/Home.aspx  

         8.  Check your email for information/problems with your record and/or Statement of Graduation or Completion. 

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

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

INSTRUCTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:                

  1. Inform students this process is on the web. 
  2. Encourage students to apply to WI via OLAS (Wi DSPS Online Licensure Application System)
  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 or Completion forms from students who completed the paper application for Wisconsin and ALL Minnesota applicants.  Send to Allied Health Technician in Shell Lake for processing and submission. 

ADMINISTRATION RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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