Junior Cohort Information

Requirements & FAQ

The documentation listed on this page must be turned in between July 25, 2016 and July 29, 2016, to retain your place in the 2016 cohort.  All documentation must be mailed to the Buntain School of Nursing, Northwest University, P.O. Box 579, Kirkland, WA  98083. An envelope has been included in your admissions packet for this purpose.

Click here for a copy of the document titled Requirements and Expectations.

Click here for a copy of the document titled Frequently Asked Questions.

Click here for a copy of the document titled Important Dates and Times.

Immunization Documents

Along with your admissions letter an orientation packet was mailed to you.  It included the following documents. You will need to follow the instructions for each immunization listed below.  Once you have obtained the correct documentation for each immunization you are ready to submit the forms follow the instructions stated above in the section titled Immunization Review.

Medical Clearance Form

Your doctor should provide your physical information on the Medical Clearance Form.  If you have questions about the requirements on this form, be certain to ask the office as soon as possible.

The Medical Clearance Form must be complete, signed by your primary care provider and turned in with the other immunization documents.

Additional Required Documents

You also need to present the following documents with the other immunization documents.

CPR Certification

All Buntain School of Nursing students are required to take the AHA Provider Level CPR certification class at NU.  You may choose from the following times:

  • Saturday, August 27, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 27, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Each session will accommodated approximately 22 students. If we fill up these two class times we will offer a 3rd option on Friday evening. The cost is $60.00, cash or check made out to Merit Emergency. You may sign-up for the day and time you prefer at the following link:

Click here to sign up for your preferred class time.


Orientation for incoming Junior nursing students will take place Friday, August 26, 2016, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  This is required for all Junior nursing students.

Click here for a copy of the orientation schedule and a break down of all money due at Orientation.

Please download these forms, complete them, and bring them with you to orientation on Friday, August 26th.

Save the Date – Consecration Service

A Consecration Service will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in the Butterfield Chapel at 7:00 pm.  Please plan to invite your family and friends to this special event!  This is a time for the new class of nursing students to be dedicated and set apart for the ministry to which God has called them and to corporately commit themselves to His service.  A reception will follow.

Additional Information

Junior Schedule




  • Note: the prices listed are from 2013. Acorn Uniform will have new prices.
  • For more information, please send an e-mail to nursing@northwestu.edu.