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Part V Provisional Acceptance
1) A Point System will be used to rank applicants for provisional acceptance. Only applicants who have
completed all the admissions requirements/criteria will be ranked for review. Particular consideration will be
given to those applicants who have successfully completed the general /related education on the RCC campus.
2) Applicants must have a 2.8 or greater grade point average (GPA) in program general
education/related courses at the time of the application submission to Admissions in order to be
considered for health science program admission.
3) Applicants provisionally accepted will be required to submit a letter of intent and attend a mandatory Meet-
n-Greet to secure their provisional acceptance.
Applicants not accepted for program will be advised regarding alternate majors and/or general education coursework.
Prior to receiving full acceptance and/or enrolling in the Nursing program, applicants provisionally accepted MUST
complete and/or provide documentation of the following:
Medical Screen A complete medical/ health screen provide by a licensed provider is required. The screen
includes but not limited to:
a. Two (2) separate PPDs: Proof of Negative Tuberculin (Tb) skin testing or follow-up chest
X-ray within 3 months of enrollment.
T-dap, tetanus vaccines, Hepatitis B series, MMR, Rubella, Varicella series or positive
Influenza, although not required but strongly recommended and/or required by clinical
Check and Drug
Clinical agencies require a criminal background check and 12 panel urine drug screen prior to
a. If results of a criminal background check and panel urine drug screen prevents a student
from participating in a clinical experience at any agency, then the student will not be able to
fulfill the clinical requirements for the program, and subsequently will not be allowed to
enroll/ complete the Nursing program.
b. This testing is scheduled by the College once Applicants have been provisionally accepted.
However, fees associated with the criminal background check and drug screen will be the
responsibility of the student.
Documentation of current/active American Heart Association - BLS Healthcare Providers CPR
certification (including infant, child and adult certification).
To be scheduled. Attendance required for full acceptance.
Submit documentation of successfully completing the following courses with a “C” or higher:
BIO 168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Certification of completion of Nurse Aide I and Current listing on NC Registry without
Submit the “Completed” Nursing Application and supporting documents to the RCC
Admissions Office in Building 13 by the deadline (See attached).