Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell


Directions: Read this application thoroughly, as you are responsible for knowing and understanding the content. This form is to be completed and submitted electronically. This application must be completely filled out to be considered for entry or re-entry in the Nursing Program. Communication from the nursing program to the candidate will occur through the student’s email address provided on the application.

  • This form is to be used entry or re-entry into Nursing Core Courses. You must be one of the following:
    • A new nursing program applicant
    • A transfer student from another program
    • A student who has been admitted into ENMU-Roswell nursing program within the last three years and requesting re-entry into Level I or Level II core nursing courses. (If a student has more than 4 failures or 8 withdraws, or if it has been 3 years, the student must apply as a new nursing program applicant)
  • Spring 2022 entry deadlines
    • Submit application no later than 12:00 p.m. on November 5, 2021
    • Complete Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) no later than November 5, 2021
  • Fall 2022 entry deadlines
    • Submit application no later than 12:00 p.m. on May 6, 2022
    • Complete Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) no later than May 6, 2022

It is the student’s responsibility to see that all information required for entry is on file with the Office of Admissions and Records prior to submitting an application for the nursing program.

This information includes:

  • All official high school (or GED), college, and nursing education transcripts,
  • An Undergraduate Admission Application for ENMU-Roswell if not currently attending courses at ENMU-Roswell.
  • The student must be in good standing with ENMU-Roswell and meet all general admission requirements and University Skills Placement Test requirements-refer to current ENMU-Roswell Catalog.
  • For general university admission information and pre-admission Health Science advising contact:

  1. Read the ENMU-Roswell Catalog. Students enter or reenter the Nursing Core Courses under the Catalog in effect at the time of entry or re-entry to the program.
  2. Contact a Health Education Advisor in Student Services Center for preadmission nursing program advising.
  3. Submit applications for admission into the University if you are not currently a student Applications are valid for a limited time. It is the student’s responsibility to make sure all applications are current at the time of the selection process.
  4. Submit an application to the Nursing Program. Nursing applications are valid for only the semester and year indicated on the application.
  5. It is the student’s responsibility to have official high school transcripts (or GED Certificate), all college transcripts and/or all prior nursing education transcripts in the Admissions Office by the required date. Transfer credit is awarded only by the Registrar. Students must be in good academic and financial standing with the University.
  6. Enrollment in the Nursing Core Courses is limited. Completion of first year requirements and courses up to the desired level of entry (advanced standing, transfer, LPN-RN) does not mean automatic progression into the nursing core courses.
  7. Students not approved to progress into the nursing core courses must submit a new application if seeking entry into the nursing program.
  8. During the second year of the nursing program core courses, students may be required to attend clinical experiences requiring travel outside of Roswell.
  9. The New Mexico Nursing Practice Act provides for possible denial of licensure to persons convicted of a felony or who are in violation of the Parental Responsibility Act. All students will have a nationwide FBI background check completed within the first two weeks of the fall semester. Any student with a felony conviction within the past seven years or a misdemeanor conviction involving alcohol, illegal drugs, or family violence within three years should make an appointment with the nursing program director prior to submitting the final application.
  10. All students approved for entry into Division of Health programs core courses at ENMUR are required to undergo drug screening. Drug screening will occur prior to attending any off-campus clinical experience and may be repeated randomly. Students may be asked bring a current drug prescription and labeled medication container.
  11. Nursing is a physically demanding career in which the practitioner may be exposed to a variety of illnesses.
  12. Proof of health status tests/immunizations is required prior to registration into nursing courses. The student will be given direction on submitting required documents to the nursing program with the acceptance letter.
  13. Proof of current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification is required by clinical agencies is the responsibility of the student. Red Cross certification is not accepted.
  14. Eastern New Mexico University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in its programs, activities or employment. Persons seeking additional information about the University’s nondiscrimination policy should contact the Director of Affirmative Action, ENMU-Roswell, P.O. Box 6000, Roswell, NM 88202-6000.
  15. It is the candidates’ responsibility to complete the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) within one year prior to the nursing program application deadline of the semester in which you are applying for. You may register at https://www.atitesting.com/teas/register and contact the ENMU-Roswell testing center at https://www.roswell.enmu.edu/testing-services/
    • Candidates may test on the ENMU-R campus or other approved sites. There is a charge for the test. The TEAS exam may be taken twice for each progression cycle. Applicants must score a minimum of 57% as an individual total score in all areas to include Reading, Math, Science, and English and Language. TEAS scores are only valid for one year. The nursing program will access individual TEAS scores on the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) site. It is the student’s responsibility to indicate when registering for the exam to indicate ENMU-Roswell as the program you are applying for entry into.