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Important Information about Program Completion

Nursing Students

Your academic record is retained for two semesters to enroll in courses. If you do not enroll for the current semester, you are required to enroll for the next semester to keep your academic record in good standing. If you do not enroll you will be placed in defunct status. Students placed in defunct status must re-apply and repeat the entire admissions process.

Program Completion Limit: No student may take more than the below stated time limit to complete the program, inclusive of time accrued during a leave of absence. This does not include time accrued due to a seat being unavailable. Failure to comply with this policy will result in dismissal from the program.

It is the standard of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and the Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder School of Nursing that all students complete the program in 150% of the program length as follows:

Track 150% of Program Length
Accelerated Track 4 semester
Generic Track 7 semester
LPN to RN Track 4 semester
Pathways to BSN Track 7 semester

 

Radiography Students

Your academic record is retained for two semesters to enroll in courses. If you do not enroll for the current semester, you are required to enroll for the next semester to keep your academic record in good standing. If you do not enroll, you will be placed in defunct status. Students placed in defunct status must re-apply and repeat the entire admissions process.

Program Completion Limit: No student may take more than the below stated time limit to complete the program, inclusive of time accrued during a leave of absence. This does not include time accrued due to a seat being unavailable. Failure to comply with this policy will result in dismissal from the program.

It is the standard of the accreditors and the School that all students complete the program in 150% of the program length.

Radiography – Maximum of three (3) years

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students

Your academic record is retained for two semesters to enroll in courses. If you do not enroll for the current semester, you are required to enroll for the next semester to keep your academic record in good standing. If you do not enroll, you will be placed in defunct status. Students placed in defunct status must re-apply and repeat the entire admissions process.

Program Completion Limit: No student may take more than the below stated time limit to complete the program, inclusive of time accrued during a leave of absence. This does not include time accrued due to a seat being unavailable. Failure to comply with this policy will result in dismissal from the program.

It is the standard of the accreditors and the School that all students complete the program in 150% of the program length.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Maximum of three (3) years

 

Welcome to Our Program

Your change of major will be updated at Union County College to reflect your Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder School major.

You can register for your Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg and Union County College classes through Union’s Web Services Student Planning www.ucc.edu/campus-life/student-planning/. See Academic Calendar for open dates to register.

You should register for the outstanding courses on the curriculum sheet you received in your Acceptance letter.

Run Your Program Evaluation through Web Services www.ucc.edu.

 

Awarded Credits

  • If you do not have a Bachelor’s degree, you may transfer in up to 36 credits. If you are over the credit limit, then you must make a decision about which course(s) you will retake at Union County College.
     
  • If you do have a Bachelor’s degree you may transfer in up to 40 credits.
     
  • Awarded credit of courses can be viewed through Web Services. Refer to the Union County College catalog for the list of humanities electives.
     
  • Courses taken at Union County College are not considered transfer credits.
     
  • You must have a minimum of six (6) credits to be eligible for a student loan.
     
  • When you register for classes you are agreeing to purchase a seat in each class you select, and you are responsible for payment of the tuition and fee charges. Should you choose not to begin the classes for which you have registered, you, the student, must officially drop those classes the day before the first day of the semester. Always refer to the Academic Calendar for deadlines to avoid charges.
     
  • Outstanding financial obligations must be paid in full. If you currently have an outstanding balance, you are placed on hold and will be unable to register.
     
  • For any Union County College obligation, (parking permit, library fines or parking tickets), you must pay Union County College directly.
     
  • If a student, currently in a clinical course, is not registered and/or has not paid the current Term Bill, they will not be guaranteed a seat in their next nursing course.
     
  • Students taking NURM121, NURM122 and NURM141 must sign-up for Skills Practice Lab by emailing Christine Albro at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Skills Practice Lab is mandatory practice in the Nursing Simulation Lab.

Do not register for courses through Union County College counselors

Do not pay online at Union County College for your courses. See Tuition and Fees.

You may access www.webcollege.net/MuhlenbergCPortal. Directions below:

Username: First initial and first 8 letters our last name
 
Example #1: Josephinetta Cabbagebunch
Username: Jcabbageb
 
Example #2: Jane Doe
Username: JDoe
 
Password: First 4 letters of your last name and last 4 digits of your SSN number (lowercase)
 
Example #1: cabb1111
 
Example #2: Doe1111
 

 

First-Time College Students

If you are a first-time college student (no previous college) who intends to enroll during the Fall or Spring semester, you must attend a mandatory New Student Orientation at Union County College.

To sign up for orientation at Union County College go online to www.ucc.edu/admissions/new-student-orientation, search for New Student Orientation and follow the directions.

For academic advising contact Ms. McCoy, Director of Registration and Enrollment at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools at 908-668-2410 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up an appointment.

See Student handbook for the following topics:

  • Granted Petition
  • Record Retention Policies
  • Repeating Courses
  • Schedule Changes
  • Seat Availability
  • Student Classification
  • Student Records
  • Survey of past Graduates
  • Transcripts
  • Transfer between Day and Evening Tracks
  • Transfer Students with Advanced Standing in Nursing
  • Withdrawals

 

 

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