School of Nursing

Policies and Procedures

General Program Requirements

The School of Nursing is committed to educating professional nurses and is obligated to provide safe and effective care to the clients we serve. Students are expected to be in compliance with program requirements at all times. 

BSN Requirements and Registering for Nursing Classes

In order to register for nursing classes, authorization must be granted from the School of Nursing. Annual requirements must be up-to-date and current for the entire academic year in which the student is enrolling before the student can be authorized.

Academic Standing

Good Standing - Students who maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and earn a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in all required general education and didactic courses and a grade of "S" in all required practicum/clinical courses will be considered in good standing.

Graduation & Progression Requirements

  1. 120 credit hours of course completed course work in the nursing curriculum
  2. Grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above
  3. Grade of C or above in each required course and satisfactory (S) in all practical
  4. Incomplete, deferred grades removed from the transcript
  5. Special credit courses on transcript
  6. Course work completed within six years of enrollment in nursing courses
  7. Student must follow the degree map

Senior Recognition Awards

Senior awards provide a mechanism for recognizing graduates for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and competency achievements. The School of Nursing recognizes outstanding graduates annually at the baccalaureate ceremony.


The student financial aid program provides assistance and advice to students. Scholarships, grants, loans, and part-time employment are available singly or in various combinations to assist in meeting the difference between cost of attending IU Southeast and the amount the student and the student's family can reasonably be expected to provide. Contact the Financial Aid Office (US-105) at or call (812) 941-2246. 

Scholarships are available specifically for nursing students. On-line scholarship applications are open each year from October 1st through March 10th.

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