In order to be eligible for upper division, Owensboro students must have completed or be enrolled in all of their remaining lower division classes. Students are typically enrolled in Patho & Pharm (NURS 338 & 395) the semester prior to starting upper division. The deadline to apply for Fall Upper Division is May 1st, and the deadline to apply for Spring Upper Division is Sept. 15th.
Prior to applying to upper division all Owensboro students must complete the following tasks in order:
- Submit the online Upper Division Application. Be sure you select the Owensboro Program on the application!
- Submit a Certified Background Check. You must complete the check at this link, we do not accept background checks through other services. Please use code ni53 when asked for the package code. Please note that all nursing students are required to have background checks. As a result, the Kentucky Board of Nursing requires nursing student to reports all misdemeanors and felonies to them. After carefully reading the guidelines on the KBN website, you should contact your advisor should you have any questions or concerns.