Tuition costs for the SCBScN program are similar to other University of Regina degree programs. To view estimated undergraduate tuition and fees, visit the University of Regina’s Costs & Fees page.
As well, following items are required for the SCBScN program, which will cost approximately $1,500:
- Standard uniform with Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing(SCBScN) logo
You must wear a standardized uniform with the SCBScN logo in the practice education setting (clinical) and lab. See the SCBScN Student Information Sheet (320 KB – PDF) and SCBScN uniforms (375 KB – PDF). We recommend that you purchase two uinforms.
- Electronic Mobile Devices (EMDs)
The EMDs’ software must have 44 MB of available space along with other Electronic Mobile Device Requirements (70 KB – PDF). You can purchase your EMD at a vendor of your choice.
- Specialized textbooks
You will need to buy the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) which you will use throughout your four-year program. To view your booklist for the upcoming semester, visit UR Self-Service.
Attire: Business casual
Faculty members in the SCBScN program believe that professionalism begins with appearance and attire. Students will be expected to dress in business casual attire frequently throughout the program. See 6.2 in the Student Handbook (1.5 MB-PDF) for description of clothing you will be expected to wear.
Additional education and documents
The following requirements must be completed by August 1 before your first term of studies:
- Current CPR Health Care Provider course
- Current Standard First Aid course
- Immunization record
- Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
- Transferring, Lifting and Repositioning (TLR®) course
- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHIMS) course
Standard First Aid courses are available through Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the University of Regina, St. John’s Ambulance and the Canadian Red Cross.
CPR Health Care Provider courses are available through Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the University of Regina, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, St. John’s Ambulance and Canadian Red Cross.
Transferring, Lifting and Repositioning (TLR®) courses are available through Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health.
You will receive further information on completing WHMIS training at a mandatory group advising session scheduled after your acceptance into the program.
You will also need to purchase the following supplies before you begin your studies:
- Protective eyewear
- Stethoscope with bell and diaphragm head
- Watch with a second hand or digital readout in seconds (An EMD is not substitute for this requirement)
You are responsible for arranging your own travel and parking costs during your studies at the campus and external sites. You are also responsible for transportation and living expenses if you are assigned to a clinical experience outside your campus location.
Student parking for Regina students is available for purchase through the parking office at the University of Regina.
Student parking for Saskatoon students is available for purchase through the parking office at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
Student parking for Swift Current students is available for purchase through Great Plains College.
Government student financial assistance
Nursing students are eligible to apply for government student assistance from both the federal and provincial governments. When applying for government student loans, you must indicate University of Regina as the school you attending.
- Saskatchewan students can apply for the Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated student loan program.
- Students from other provinces apply through their home province. Information is available at http://www.uregina.ca/awards/loans/
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Working while attending school
You may wish to work part-time while attending the SCBScN program. However, the heavy workload of the program may make this challenging. In addition, some courses may require you to obtain your clinical practice experience in a location outside of Regina or Saskatoon or on a variety of days (including weekends) and times (including evenings), which could interfere with your work schedule. Students who need to work during their program are recommended to not apply for the August or December Exit options.