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 2016 semester. Please read this thoroughly and follow the directions carefully.

The Spring 2016 semester at Villanova University begins on Monday, January 11, 2016. Spring 2015 online registration begins Wednesday, October 28, 2015 and ends on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.

Registration Procedure

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

2.  Review the 5-year plan of course offerings.

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

4.  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.

5. Contact your advisor and discuss your selections.

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

7. 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 2016, your graduation application must be submitted by February 1.
  • August 2016 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 Rebecca Harold, Graduate Program Assistant at 610.519.4934.

Summer and Fall Registration

Summer and Fall 2016 registration begins on March 17. Information will be available in the future for Summer and Fall.