We understand that there is a lot to do in order to prepare for your Second Degree Nursing studies here at Duquesne. However, we are here to help you every step of the way! In addition to information that you will receive from our Office of Student Affairs, the following checklist is designed to help you take care of your 'To-Do' list so you will be well-prepared for the start of classes.

As always, feel free to contact%20us if we can help with any questions you may have as you prepare to make the transition to studies here at Duquesne.


These are essentials to complete before you begin your Fall coursework.

Please log in to your Duquesne Applicant Portal and complete your Enrollment Response Form.To secure a spot in the Fall 2024 class, you must submit your non-refundable deposit no later than June 15, 2024.Application portal
Your acceptance letter will inform you if you have outstanding prerequisites. Please be sure to review your application portal to determine what courses need completed. The official transcripts for these are due on August 19, 2024. No exceptions will be made.
Visit the Office of Financial Aid web site for detailed information on applying for financial aid. They can be contacted by -

phone: (412) 396-6607, or
email: faoffice@duq.edu
Office of Financial Aid

It is the policy of Duquesne University that all students have medical health insurance while at the University. Every student has the option to purchase the University medical plan or to provide evidence of private health insurance coverage.

Health Insurance

Other Considerations

Access the Duquesne Immigration Portal

Visit the Center for Global Engagement's accepted students site, DuqGlobal, for complete information on submitting the necessary forms, applying for your visa and international student orientation.


Explore Housing Options

Dedicated on-campus housing is available for students.  Learn more about on-campus housing options.

On-Campus Housing

Pittsburgh is an affordable city with numerous housing options in vibrant neighborhoods close to campus. For students interested in off-campus housing, the Office of Commuter Affairs is an excellent resource to learn about neighborhoods.

Off-Campus Housing

Research Parking/Transportation Options

Duquesne University offers parking services and permit options; however, students are not required to purchase a permit. There are many options for on-campus parking such as garages, lots, and shuttle services. To view rates and download a permit form, visit the Parking Services web site.

Campus Parking

Course Registration

Your academic advisor will contact you towards the beginning of summer to ensure your course registration. For more information on course registration, visit the Office of the University Registrar.

University Registrar