Welcome to the CABOCES Practical Nursing Program
Follow these steps to enroll in the Practical Nursing Program:
- Sign up for a Pre-Entrance Exam – Practical Nursing Enrollment Information and Exam Datesopens PDF file
- Arrange to have an official High School transcript or High School Equivalency Transcript of GED®/TASC™ Test Scores sent directly to the Practical Nursing Office, 1825 Windfall Road, Olean, NY 14760
- Submit your completed CA BOCES Practical Nursing Application at the Pre-Entrance Exam – Applicationopens PDF file
- Submit your Admission Essay/Success Plan at the Pre-Entrance Exam – Directions for Admission Essay Success Planopens PDF file
- Submit a physical exam with required immunizations at the Pre-Entrance Exam – opens in a new windowPhysical Examination Formopens PDF file
Candidates will not be permitted to test if all of these items are not complete.
Once you pass the entrance exam, follow these steps:
- Complete a pre-admission interview. *
- Attend a mandatory orientation session.*
- Apply for Financial Aid – opens in a new windowApplying for Financial Aid – opens in a new windowFinancial Aid Frequently Asked Questions
- Obtain opens in a new windowAmerican Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for Healthcare Providers and First Aid Certification.
* Details will be included with acceptance letter.
Criminal background checks and drug testing will be required prior to clinical rotations. Information will be given after classes begin.
- 2021-2022 Belmont and Olean Practical Nursing Calendar – Year 1opens PDF file
- 2020-2021 Belmont and Olean Practical Nursing Calendar – Year 2opens PDF file (2021-22 schedule to be announced)
- opens in a new windowAdditional Requirements for Pennsylvania Licensureopens PDF file
- Brochure – Opportunities in Practical Nursingopens PDF file
- Course Descriptionsopens PDF file
- opens in a new windowOccupational Outlook (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
- Practical Nursing Information Chart opens PDF file
- opens in a new windowPrice of Attendance and Consumer Informationopens PDF file (2021-22 information to be announced)
- opens in a new windowScholarship Informationopens PDF file
- opens in a new windowStudent Learning Outcomesopens PDF file
- opens in a new windowRequest for Re-admission for Previous PN Studentsopens PDF file
- Tuition Assistance Informationopens PDF file
- opens in a new windowAlternative Loan Information (SallieMae Smart Option Student Loan)
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