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6/2/2015 - The WI & MN Statements of Graduation were submitted to the Wisconsin Dept of Safety & Professional Services & MN Board of Nursing on Monday, June 1.  Please give the board another few weeks to process the statements.  If you don't hear about a test date by June 22, contact Lisa Hall @ or 800/243-9482 x2221.

RN Graduates and PN-NCLEX Eligible Students

If you are graduating from the ADN program, or have completed a portion of the RN program and 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 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. Ensure all of your WITC accounts are paid and that you do not owe money to WITC
  2. Ensure your high school transcript is on file with WITC in Student Services
  3. Ensure ALL required courses have been completed with a “C” or better, and/or credit for prior learning has been processed
  4. 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

  5.    ADN Graduates:  Complete the Intent to Walk form and return to Student Services if you plan to attend the graduation ceremony.

  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 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.


  1. Inform students this process is on the web. 
  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 or Completion forms from students who completed the paper application for Wisconsin and ALL Minnesota applicants.  Send to Administration/Shell Lake for processing and submission. 


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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