FAQs

  1. Is there a special orientation to the program?
    • Enrolled nurse aide students are required to attend the Nurse Aide Program Orientation before the semester starts. Date is listed in the ACC class schedule. Students who do not attend put themselves at risk for being asked to drop the program.
  2. What do I need to do to enroll in the program?
    • The accuplacer test is required for those students who have never taken college courses. College transcripts or ACT/SAT scores within the past five years may be submitted in lieu of the accuplacer test.
    • All students who have never been to college must attend a general ACC college orientation. The dates are listed on the ACC web site.
    • The applicant must apply to Arapahoe Community College (ACC) to obtain a Student Number (SID), which is necessary to enroll in classes.
    • Students must register for al three courses (NUA 101, NUA 170, and NUA 171) at the same time, to avoid an error message and delaying the registration process.
  3. How do I get on a wait list?
    • There is no wait list.
  4. Is the program eligible for financial aid?
    • Contact the Financial Aid office with any question regarding possible eligibility.
  5. Is there a payment plan?
    • Information on a payment plan is available at the Cashier's Office.
  6. Clinical course dates are listed as TBD, when will I know the clinical dates?
    • Clinical assignments will be distributed by the second week of classes. Special requests cannot be accommodated.