RN-to-BSN Online

Once You've Been Accepted

Once you've been accepted to the RN-to-BSN program, you'll want to continue with the process of getting ready for your first class.

Complete Your Background Check

All students in the School of Nursing are required to complete a background check.  The fee is $49.50.  Follow these directions.

Your Washburn Account

Once you've been accepted to Washburn, you'll receive a Washburn ID number (WIN), email address, and information to access Washburn's systems.  MyWashburn is the university's portal and can be used to access your:

  • E-mail (official communications are sent to your Washburn email address)
  • Track financial aid
  • Enroll in classes
  • Access your classes through the learning management system (D2L)

Enrollment Acceptance Form

Let us know you plan to attend the RN-to-BSN program by completing the Enrollment Acceptance Form.


Scholarships are available.  Complete the RN-to-BSN Scholarship Application Form.  

Financial Aid

Federal financial aid is also available.  Steps to completing your financial aid. For more information, visit the Financial Aid office.

If you are a veteran, learn what the Yellow Ribbon Program has to offer you.

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Advising for the RN-to-BSN program is provided by the Program Director, Jeanne Catanzaro.  She may be contacted at RNBSN@washburn.edu.


Enrollment is done through MyWashburnDownload these easy directions to step through the process.  You'll receive your PIN number each term from the Program Director, RNBSN@washburn.edu

Technology Requirements

Ready to start your classes?  Some guidelines to help you make the most of your experience:

  • Computer, laptop, or tablet.
  • Reliable Internet access.
  • A webcam is recommended.
  • Upgrade your preferred browser to the latest version.

Additional D2L Technical Tips

Health Clearance Requirements

The School of Nursing has partnered with Verified Credentials to track student health clearance records and conduct pre-entrance background checks and drug screens.  

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