Spring Registration Information for Enrolled Students


Graduate Nursing Students Registering for the Spring semester:

The following is important information for you to have in order to register for the SPRING 2017 semester. Please read this thoroughly and follow the directions carefully.

Registration for Spring 2017 online registration begins Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 9 AM and ends on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 5 PM.

Spring 2017 semester at Villanova University begins on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.  

Registration Procedure

1.  Review your program plan and identify those courses you plan to take in the Spring.

2.  Review the Spring course schedule and select those courses you plan to take.

3.  Review the Spring electives available:

  • NUR 7084 – Principles of Epidemiology - Determinants and distribution of health and illness; application of epidemiological principles and biostatistics to advanced nursing practice and health care delivery.
  • NUR 7088 – Human Trafficking - An interdisciplinary course that explores the issue of human trafficking from various perspectives. The focus is on identifying health issues of victims, understanding the legal issues related to human trafficking and responding to the diverse needs of victims.
  • NUR 8976 – Health Care and the Law - Interdisciplinary course that addresses the interface of healthcare law and the healthcare delivery system and its influence on patient outcomes. Interdisciplinary opportunities for systemic and individual advocacy are explored.
  • CSC 9010-DL1 - Ethics in Health Informatics - Please see the attached PDF for information on this new distance learning course offered through the Department of Computing Sciences.

4. Contact your advisor and discuss your selections.

5. Obtain your registration pin number from your advisor and register online via Novasis.

6. Review the directions for online registration.


To view course schedules and to check for open sections of courses, you may access the Master Schedule on the web via NOVASIS, Villanova’s student information system.


  • Please remember that if you plan to graduate in May 2017, your graduation application must be submitted by February 1.
  • August 2017 graduates must submit applications by July 15.
  • Application for Summer and Fall practicum and Independent Study are due February 1.
  • All Applications are available on our College of Nursing Student Materials site.

Questions about Registration?

If you have questions about the registration process, contact the Graduate Nursing Program Office at 610-519-4934 or nursing.graduate@villanova.edu.

Summer and Fall Registration

Summer and Fall 2017 registration begins in March. Information will be available in the future for Summer and Fall.