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NursingCAS Application

RN-BSN Completion

The NursingCAS Application is divided into four sections:

  1. Personal Information

  2. Academic History

  3. Supporting Information

  4. Program Materials

Sections 1-3 contain information common among participating programs. These three sections are the centralized, common elements of the application.

Section 4 is unique to the program to which applying. Additional details follow.

All four sections of the NursingCAS application, including payment of the NursingCAS application fee, must be completed and submitted by the application deadline. To access the NursingCAS 3.0 application, use the following link: https://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com.


Program Materials (section 4)

The following are specific application requirements for the University of Wyoming, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, RN-BSN Completion Program and are to be completed and submitted through the NursingCAS Application online site:

Transcript Evaluation Fee ($30 non-refundable)

The Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing RN-BSN Completion transcript evaluation fee is paid online. Refer to the “Home” tab located within the “Program Materials” section of the NursingCAS Application for the link to pay this fee. The FWWSON RN-BSN Completion office is notified of payment made in order to document compliance of this requirement.

RN Licensure

Admission to the nursing major component of the program requires applicants who have completed an ADN or Diploma in Nursing program to have active/current RN licensure. Refer to the "Home" tab located with the "Program Materials" section of the NursingCAS Application for how to document this requirement. Based on the information uploaded within the NursingCAS application, the School of Nursing will access certification/licensure records utilizing the online verification site through the State Board of Nursing identified to further document compliance of this requirement.

Official Transcripts - submitted and due as noted below

All applicants must submit ALL official transcripts to NursingCAS from ALL colleges attended including the University of Wyoming. NursingCAS must be in receipt of all completed course work through the semester prior to the application deadline.

  • All transcripts must be sent directly to NursingCAS from each individual college, regardless of whether or not the University of Wyoming may already be in receipt of the transcripts.

  • When completing the “Academic History” section of the NursingCAS Application, applicants will want to have a copy of each transcript in front of them in order to accurately identify requested data for each college of attendance (e.g. name of school, dates attended, degree earned, still attending or not, etc.).

  • When adding the colleges attended information in the “Academic History” section of the NursingCAS Application, a link titled “Download Transcript Request Form” will appear for each school. Download and utilize for requesting official transcripts to be sent to NursingCAS directly from each college attended.

RN-BSN Completion Course Prerequisite Requirements

Completion of all prerequisite courses prior to the application deadline is required. When completing information regarding the prerequisite courses, applicants will want to have a copy of each transcript in front of them in order to accurately identify requested data for each course. Refer to the “Prerequisites” tab located within the “Program Materials” section of the NursingCAS Application to document course information.

Applicants that may have prerequisite courses satisfied and/or waived through exams/test scores (refer to Questions 7 and 8 within the "Questions" tab located within the “Program Materials” section of the NursingCAS Application)...

  • Follow instructions in the document linked below in order to ensure that information is entered correctly:
    UW Instructions for NursingCAS for those meeting prerequisites through exams/test scores

  • Be sure to address how the course was actually met on Question 8 within the "Questions" tab located within the “Program Materials” section of the NursingCAS Application.

  • Official scores must be on record with UW by the application deadline documenting this information.

Disclaimer: This practice is only applicable for UW programs.

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Page updated: 11/4/2016



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