Admitted Nursing Students

Congratulations on your admittance to the Nursing Program!

Our vision is to be a school that provides excellent education for preparing professional nurses who design and create health care systems for providing care to all members of society. 

New Student Orientation is:

December 9, 2013*
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.**

*New Student Orientation is mandatory for students who have been accepted into the Nursing Program.
**Uniform fitting to follow orientation.

Students are selected conditionally to the program until ALL requirements are complete.


Students are required to submit proof of:

  • Physical Exam
  • Immunizations
    • Completed Hepatitis B, Polio, and DPT Series
    • Tdap and Polio boosters
    • Influenza Vaccine
    • Negative TB Test
      • Negative chest x-ray if TB test is positive
  • Required Laboratory Tests
    • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
    • Urinalysis
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) titers
    • Varicella (Chicken Pox) titer
    • Negative drug and alcohol test
  • Current CPR
    • Basic Life Support ( infant, child, and adult) & AED
    • We only accept American Heart Association (AHA) Certification, online CPR not accepted
  • Current personal health insurance
  • FBI Criminal Background Check
    • Issued by the Texas Board of Nursing (TBON)
    • This process may take 4+ months
    • RN Licenses issued by TBON, not HBU
      • HBU prepares students for eligibility to take the NCLEX-RN (RN Licensing exam)
    • TBON may refuse applicants from taking RN exam if applicant has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. If you have been convicted, you are required to petition for a declaratory order to become eligible.
‚ÄčContact TBON:www.bon.state.tx.us | 512.305.7400 | webmaster@bon.texas.gov