Returning Post Masters Students

These Program Compliance Requirements must be submitted before Traditional Masters students begin their program.  Please see your Virtual Admit Packet for specific due dates.  Items below are submitted once prior to program start unless otherwise listed.  For questions or concerns please contact  For specific questions regarding immunizations or titers, or documentation related to any of these items please email the Wilce Student Health Center at

If you do not have access to MyBuckMD, you are able to submit all medical documentation to Wilce by emailing it to

Immunization Requirements

submitted to Wilce Student Health Center

  • Full list of requirements found here.
  • All immunizations, titers, and TB testing must be complete prior to the start of the program, regardless of when your clinical rotations begin.
  • All of these requirements are submitted to Wilce Student Health Services via MyBuckMD or by emailing .  If submitting via email, please include your full name,  date of birth, and OSU ID number for easier processing.
  • If you need to be re-vaccinated for Hepatitis B because the first series does not provide immunity, please contact Wilce Student Health Center regarding a timeline for becoming re-vaccinated.  As long as you are following this timeline and submitting the appropriate documentation, you will be considered temporarily compliant until the series is completed.
  • If submitting a TB skin test (PPD) for compliance, the following information is required: placement date, read date, induration (mm), and the overall result (positive or negative). Student Health Services needs all four parts of the TB skin test in order to enter your PPD for compliance. Submissions with less than complete information regarding the TB test will be rejected until the proper documentation is received. **Please note: if using OSUWMC or Employee Health to update your TB compliance status, you will need to submit the completed TB surveillance form in addition to the basic immunization history printout to achieve full compliance.

BCI and FBI Background Checks

submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs

  • Please see this link for specific instructions for local and out of state students.  You do not need to come to Ohio to complete this requirement.
  • Both a BCI and FBI Background Check must be completed prior to program start.  We are unable to use a background check from a previous employer, even if that employer was part of the Ohio State Wexner Center.  You will need to complete a new background check for this requirement.
  • We are not able to use background checks from your BSN program, even if you recently graduated from Ohio State’s BSN program.  Each student beginning a new program must have a new background check submitted to Student Affairs.
  • Please use reason code ORC 4723.09 as the reason for finger printing services.
  • All background checks must be sent directly from the office where there were completed to:

The Office of Student Affairs

OSU College of Nursing

106 Newton Hall 1585 Neil Ave

Columbus, OH 43210

CPR Certification

submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs

  • The College of Nursing only accepts BLS for the Health Care Provider or BLS Provider from the American Heart Association.
  • Please have the front and back images of the student’s CPR card on one page in PDF format.  This certification expires every 2 years and must be updated with the College before the expiration date to remain compliant.
  • Upload your documentation here.

RN License

submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs

  • You must upload a summary of your license including your full name, license number, and expiration date.  This screenshot can be found on the Board of Nursing Website and must be a PDF file.
  • Please upload here.

Drug Screenings:

completed at or submitted to Wilce Student Health Center

  • All College of Nursing Traditional Masters students are required to complete a drug screen.
  • Students will be assigned a specific day in which the student will be required to complete a drug screen at the Wilce Student Health Center.
  • The cost of the drug screen will be covered by the College of Nursing only if it is completed at the Student Health Services Laboratory.
  • ** Please bring prescriptions of all medications/supplements currently being taken in the case of a false positive result. **
  • If you are an Online Distance Student you may have your drug screen completed at another location, but the cost will not be covered by the College of Nursing.  Please see these directions in order to be screened for the correct substances.  Insufficient panels will not be accepted.



Submission Instructions: Automatically submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs upon completion

Due Date: Due August 1, available after July 1..

All College of Nursing students are required annually to complete HIPAA certification.

  1. Login to  .  If you have not previously affiliated with OSU and experiencing login issue, please try again when you are eligible to enroll for classes.
    Otherwise, please contact or call (614) 688-HELP (4357)
  2. Click “My Transcript” button and locate the HIPAA training and click “Launch”.  If you have not previously affiliated with OSU and HIPAA training is not listed, please try again when you are eligible to enroll for classes.
    Otherwise, please contact For all other support, please contact or call (614) 688-HELP (4357)
    If you are unable to find the training, please contact For all other support, please email or call (614) 688-4357.
  3. No further action is required once you have completed the HIPAA training. Your compliance status will be updated within 24 hours after completing the training.


Online trainings required to be completed for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and are dependent upon a student’s clinical placement.


Confidentiality agreement

e-signed, submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs

This form is to be signed by all students and faculty accessing patient information or providing patient care. This may require access to computerized patient record information such as IHIS (Integrated Healthcare Information System); One Source; Pyxis medication access; getting patient care supplies and equipment accessed through Omnicell; bar-coded ID access to specialized units or areas such as Women & Infant and entrance to secure medication and patient care supply areas for individual units.  This form can be signed electronically at the link below.

Image release form

e-signed, submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs

Students of the The Ohio State University College of Nursing are featured in college publications, on our website, and in brochures and videos. In addition, some students are videotaped during clinical simulations for educational evaluation. This form provides your permission for the college to use your image for these purposes.  This form can be signed electronically at the link below.

Release of information authorization form

e-signed, submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs

The Ohio State University College of Nursing clinical sites are obtained throughout Franklin and contiguous counties. When the OSU Medical Center (Wexner Medical Center, Ross Heart Hospital, James Cancer Hospital, Harding Hospital and OSU East Hospital) the OhioHealth System (Riverside Methodist Hospital, Grant Medical Center, Doctor’s Hospital, Grady Memorial and Dublin Methodist Hospital) and Mount Carmel Hospital System (Mount Carmel West, Mount Carmel East and Mount Carmel St. Ann’s) are utilized it is a necessity for students to have access to computer systems used for clinical care. If a student does not have access to the computer system, the student will not be able to meet the requirements of the clinical course and may be at risk of failing the course. The above hospital systems where the college of nursing places a student for clinical experiences require that a unique identifier such as a social security number or ITIN (individual tax identification number) be used for each student in order to create access to these systems. OSU Medical Center also requires date of birth. Signing this form grants The Ohio State University College of Nursing permission to release this information to any of the above institutions in the event you are placed in one of these facilities. The information will only be used to obtain computer access.  This form can be signed electronically at the link below.

HRSA Survey

submitted to College of Nursing Student Affairs

Purpose:  Ohio State University receives federal or grant funding based on students current or previous status.  Please complete the following questions regarding your status and background.  The information provided will be used in aggregate form when required to report to Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for funding opportunities.