Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Graduate Clinical Requirements

‌‌The Clinical Affiliation Agreement between the School of Nursing and our clinical facilities requires us to collect specific documentation from all students within the first semester they are admitted.  

  • Spring Semester Admits: February 20*
  • Summer and Fall Semester Admits: October 1*

Failure to submit by the deadline all required documents noted below results in an automatic registration block on your account.

*Some students may need to submit documents earlier, depending on Program Plan. These students will be notified at the time of admission

Clinical Requirements

The required documents and instructions are listed below.

  • Proof of CPR Certification: Provide a copy of your American Heart Association CPR card, including the issue date and recommended renewal date.
  • Proof of Current Health Insurance: Provide a copy of your current personal health insurance card.
  • Signed HIPAA Form: Review, sign, and submit a copy of the HIPAA form.
  • Signed OSHA Form: Watch the OSHA videos and sign and submit the OSHA Form.
  • Criminal Background Check: Submit proof of a past Criminal Background Check.  If you have not previously completed this check, please view the instructions provided by CastleBranch.
  • Urine Drug Screening: Submit proof of a past Urine Drug Screen. If you have not previously completed this screening, please view the instructions provided by CastleBranch.

The above six documents must be submitted together to the School of Nursing. We will not accept incomplete records.

Students may submit the above information by any of the following: email attachment (preferred), fax, mail, or drop off to the SON in person:

  • Email: Documents may be scanned and emailed as attachments to clinicalrequirements@luc.edu
  • Fax: Documents may be faxed to the Graduate School of Nursing office at 708-216-9486
  • Mail/In Person: Documents may be mailed to or dropped off at the Graduate School of Nursing office. 

Loyola University Chicago, Graduate School of Nursing
2160 South First Avenue, 125-4524
Maywood, IL 60153

Immunizations & Physical Exam

All students must enter their immunization and physical exam information into LOCUS as outlined in the Entering Student Immunizations in LOCUS  guide.  Students must submit all hard-copy supporting documents directly to the university Wellness Center.

The Immunization Form outlines required documentation, including: dates of immunization, lab results of titers indicating immunity to diseases, and date of recent physical exam by a healthcare provider. Please include your name and LUC ID on all documents, complete the form in its entirety, attach required lab titer results, and fax, drop off, or mail directly to:

Wellness Center, Loyola University Chicago
6439 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 310
Chicago, IL 60626
Fax: 773.508.2505 
Phone: 773.508.2530