Graduate Entry Program Calendar

Program Calendar: 2017-2018

First and Second Year Graduate Entry Nursing (MN) Students 
(updated 4/03/17)


Fall semester begins:
August 21-25, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Intensive classes – required course
NUMN 414 Management 

MN 2nd year students 2018- watch for syllabus & required prep in mid-July

August 24-25
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
New Student Orientation MN 1st year students - further information in mid-August 
Monday, August 28 First day of regular classes, labs and clinicals Details from course faculty
Monday, September 4 CWRU Labor Day Holiday  No classes, labs, or clinical
NOTE NO fall break for graduate students (MN, MSN, DNP, PhD programs)   
Monday, November 13 Spring registration begins Arrange to meet with your academic advisor
Wednesday, November 22 No class/lab or clinical  MN 1st and 2nd year students
November 23-24 CWRU Thanksgiving Holiday  
Friday, December 8 Last Day of regular classes  
Monday, December 11 Final exams and clinical make-ups begin Refer to each course syllabus for exam dates
Winter Break Begins after all exams/ clinical make-ups completed Do not expect to be done until the week of Dec 18
Happy New Year!  2018  
Week of January 2 & 8 Intensive courses 9A-5P TBA Year 1 and 2 students TBA
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Day - CWRU Holiday No class, lab, or clinical 
Tuesday, January 16 First day of regular class, lab, and clinical  
Dates TBA
Petition to Graduate (required) 
Instructions from Registrar via email 
MN 2nd year students 2018
March 12-16 Mid-term Break  
Late April Kaplan Diagnostic Test MN 2nd year students
Monday, April 9 Registration for Fall semester begins  
Monday, April 30 Last day of regular classes Do not expect to be done for the semester until the week of May 7
May 1 Final exams and clinical make-ups begin Refer to each course syllabus for exam dates
TBA (likely week of May 7) Kaplan NCLEX Review Course MN 2nd Year Students
TBA (likely May 18) FPB Pinning Ceremony  MN 2nd year students - Info from Student Services
Sunday, May 20 University and Nursing Commencement Ceremonies See CWRU commencement website; info from Student Services
  Summer Break  

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Graduate Entry Program Contacts

Program Director

Dr. Molly Jackson

Department Assistant

Anne Watson

Office of Admissions

Zack Nichols, Recruiter

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