Instructions for On-Line Application
- Creating an account requires:
- First Name, Last Name, E-mail address, Birth date (mm/dd/yyyy), Zipcode (enter 00000 if no Zipcode)
- Creating a Passcode:
Please enter a personal password to access your application in the future. Passwords must contain at least 6 characters, including at least one letter and one number. The allowed characters are a-z, A-Z, and 0-9. No symbols may be used. Here are some examples of passwords that aren't allowed: 123456, allalphas, l1ke, pl@ces, unt!l, my_app.
- <Click> Create Account
A confirmation email containing your PIN information will be automatically sent to the email address that you provided. If you want an email confirmation with your password information, you must check the box below the password. Please note, however, that as with all email, the information contained within the email message is not secure.
[NB: Write the PIN Number down and keep in a safe place. If you had checked the box that you want an email sent with your password, you will receive an email with the PIN number and or the password].
- Once you have your assigned PIN number and a password, you may Login in using your PIN and password. (see illustration above) This will take you to the Application for Admission Screen.
- <click> on Application for Admission
- On the left hand side you will see the Sections of the application that must be complete in order to have an application successfully submitted.
|Personal Information||Name, Citizenship, Social Security, Gender, Birth date Ethnicity, Marital Status, Home/Mailing Address, email address, and a Relative contact with Address, phone and email. (Please note unless noted that information is “optional” every question must be completed to continue to the next section.)|
|Education||Provide School Code of Institution you have attended (Look up code box provided) Provide type of Degree, and Date of Degree. If the school you have attended is not listed on the search page, <click> on the Look up box again, and type in “School not Found” and a school code of 999999 will appear. <click> on 999999 and it will populate the information needed so that you may continue to the next section|
|Other Information||Select Academic Year (drop down box), Select Full time or Part time, Admit type (New), select academic level (Graduate/Undergraduate/RN options or UG/Accelerated), select Academic Program, (DNP, Masters, RN-Options, PhD, Post BSN/MSN cert., Accelerated, School Nurse), select Academic Plan (drop down box choices based on academic program selection), select Campus(drop down box), check box if attended previous MSN program, cut & past any Honors Awards, Publications, etc., (optional)|
|Employment||Enter Employer Name, City, state, Position, Begin date/End date (up to 3 employers) Enter Professional Licensure #, and state/country of issuance. Select Upload document (click browse button to search your computer for copy of RN license) Hint: (scan copy of license onto your computer for upload)|
|Tests||Select Test applicable/required for selected program (Test Scores are self reported) Enter date you’ve taken test or plan to take. You must have official Scores sent to the School of Nursing. International Students must report TOEFL scores, and official scores sent.) If you haven’t taken test, please enter zeroes in order to complete application.|
|Essay/Supporting Documents||Upload Essay Hint: have essay document saved on your computer (click upload button, then browse button to search your computer for essay document) Essay instructions for each program are listed in the section. Upload Resume/CV Hint: have resume/CV saved on your computer (click upload button, then browse button to search your computer for resume/CV document. Resume/CV instructions for each program are listed. The upload of a document allows the application to read your saved document from your computer (when you <click> on the browse button, the computer will search your saved document and attach it to the form.|
|Additional Information (International Graduate Students Only)||All International students must complete this section.|
(International Graduate Students Only)
|All International students must complete this section|
|Recommendations:||<Click> on Recommender’s Provider List, Then click on Add button. (you will need the Name, full address, phone, email address, title, Employer of Recommender) check if you wish to waive your right to examine letter of recommendation, check if recommend er will be submitting letter of recommendation on-line. You have the option to include a personal note to your recommend er (optional)|
You have the option of downloading Recommendation forms for Recommenders who do not wish to supply a recommendation on line. (You may print these forms and mail them to your recommender. The recommender can send the completed forms to the School of Nursing. International students may download the International Supplemental forms, complete them and mail the forms to:
|Check Your Application||<Click> on Check your application You will receive congratulations message that your application is complete and to proceed to submission button appears <click> on button. (If not complete, messages will pop up to require you to complete section that was incomplete.|
You will be able to view/print your application in pdf. Please make sure that all the information is correct. After you have reviewed the information you will see;
I have read and understand the above information and wish to submit this Application System at this time. Please note: The Application System is not submitted until you see the words "Submission Complete!"
After you have checked the above box, <click> continue which will take you to the application fee page.
You have 3 payment options;
- Check (you must mail $50 check made payable to the University of Pittsburgh,
- Fee waiver(only if previous applicant within 1 year or current student),
- Credit card.
Once you have selected you payment option, a box will pop up to confirm your option choice, <click> OK.
Then a signature page will pop up, prompting you to enter your name.
CONGRATULATIONS YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.
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