Nursing Announcements

Thank you to all who attended the SUU Nursing Alumni Day 2022!  Next years event will be on the Thursday of Homecoming Week! Alumni Day 2022


Now accepting applications for Prelicensure Fall 2023 and

HP (Health Professional) to BSN Summer 2023.


"Notice to those applying for licensure in the state of Utah."

Many DOPL license require applicants to submit fingerprints. These fingerprints are used by the Division for a fingerprint search through the files of the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).

DOPL Fingerprint Services:  Fingerprint services are available, with no additional charge for DOPL applicants, via appointment at DOPL’s office (160 E 300 S Salt Lake City). Please visit www.doplfingerprints.youcanbook.me to make your appointment. Valid government issued ID (i.e. US Driver’s License, State ID, Passport or US Military ID) is required.

Note: You must have an application on file with the Division or be prepared to submit your application when you arrive for your appointment. Electronic application services are available for most licenses at www.egov.commerce.utah.gov.

Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to your appointment if you are submitting a paper application.

SUU Police Department

Fingerprint Technicians are available to take fingerprints two days a week. The hours for fingerprinting are Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM, please call ahead to schedule an appointment. A fee of $20 is required for two sets of fingerprint cards and Live Scans fingerprints, and $5 for each additional fingerprint card thereafter. Payment of the fee must be done prior to appointment at the Cashiers office or   online.

Please make sure to bring the following items to the appointment, a receipt from the Cashier’s Office; a photo I.D. (Drivers License, State ID card or Passport) and a hard copy of paperwork associated with the type of prints needed.


Professional Licensure

In line with the U.S. Department of Education (USDE)  Regulation 34 CFR 6687.43(a) (5) (v) regarding Professional Licensure Programs, SUU Nursing states the following:

The SUU PreLicensure and HP to BSN programs qualify students for licensure in all fifty states.  More detailed nursing licensure information for every state is available here:   NCSBN Board of Nursing Professional Licensure Requirements.

Educational Requirements
SUU Nursing: States for which the SUU Nursing Program meets Educational requirements for professional licensure: States for which the SUU Nursing Program does not meet Educational requirements for professional licensure: States for which the SUU Nursing Program where no determination has been made of Educational requirements for professional licensure:
PreLicensure & HP to BSN All fifty States N/A N/A

The RN to BSN is a post-licensure program and does not affect any licensing requirements.

Visit the SUU Provost website for detailed Southern Utah University information:  State Authorizations for Professional Licensure.