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Post-Admission Requirements: Nursing

Attend Nursing Student Orientation

If you are a newly admitted applicant, you must attend Nursing Student Orientation, a 1-day information seminar that will give you information and tips to help you successfully complete the program.

We send you the date, time and location of Nursing Student Orientation in your admission letter.

Attendance of Nursing Student Orientation is mandatory.

Upcoming Dates

We will post the next orientation dates as soon as they are scheduled.

Fulfill Additional Requirements

Once you've been accepted into the program, you must also meet the following requirements:

When appropriate, we'll give you information about when, what, and where to do with your additional requirement documentation.


CastleBranchTM is an online system that helps us keep track of your immunization information. You will learn how to use CastleBranchTM when you attend Nursing Student Orientation.

You must submit your documentation of the following to CastleBranchTM:

  • Photo for ID badge
  • Physical exam
  • Tuberculosis screen
  • Required immunizations
  • Seasonal flu vaccine (required before starting the program and annually when it becomes available)
  • CPR certification
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Texas Board of Nursing (TBON) blue card or letter

Criminal Background Check / Drug Screening

After being accepted to the program, but before classes begin, you must undergo and pass 2 criminal background checks and urine drug screening at your expense. There are no exceptions.

Admission is conditional pending verification of screening results.

Texas Board of Nursing Requirement

An FBI background check and fingerprinting are required for entrance into the program and are conducted after you apply and have been notified that you are accepted to the program or are an alternate.

Purchase Program Supplies


We will give you textbook information at Nursing Student Orientation.


You will buy scrubs uniforms through an approved vendor. Once you are admitted to the program, you will get more information about purchasing scrubs.

Additional Tips

Updating Your Name

Your email address is the official method of communication for the TCC nursing program.

It is based on your first and last name. If you need to update your name with the College's records, submit a change of name request to the Registrar's Office. Once your name change is complete, you are issued a new email address.

Updating Additional Personal Information

If you need to update your home address or phone number, make those updates via WebAdvisor.

After you've made the updates in WebAdvisor, email so the nursing department database can be updated.



Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Choose your Health Care Professions Advisor by the first letter of your last name:

  • A–K: Cal Quigley, IV
  • L–S: Janette Keen
  • T–Z: Kimberlyn Moore-Debrossard

Call 817-515-1484


Advising by Appointment

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Trinity River Campus East

Associate Degree Nursing Program

Visit TRHN 3211
245 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Call 817-515-2339



Updated March 03, 2022