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Online Graduate Student Virtual Welcome Packet

Within this Virtual Welcome Packet, you will find information to help you start your academic experience at Texas Woman’s University, from course registration to financial aid options and more. Take advantage of this opportunity and plan to participate. Texas Woman’s University is known for its personal attention to students, so if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to help!

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Fast Facts

Available via Canvas in the Pioneer Portal

Financial Aid
Ordering Your Textbooks
Who Do I Contact?

TWU Student Contact List

Bursar's Office

Financial Aid


Disability Services

Denton Counseling and Psychological Services

IT Service Desk


Meet Your Student Success Team

Here at TWU you have a dedicated team of Student Success Advisors that are here to help you throughout your program. Meet the team below and feel free to reach out to us at: studentsuccess@onlinenursing.twu.edu

Marianna Kapmar

Alyssa Harmon-Salter

Molly Risseeuw

Where can I find assistance with APA formatting?

Please contact the Write Site for assistance, you will need to make an appointment.


Is there someone that can help me with research for my classes?

Elaine Cox: Health Sciences Librarian

Can I take more than two courses this semester to get done with the program faster?

You will need to contact your assigned faculty advisor to discuss this

Where can I find what books I will need to next semester?
Are there any accommodations for women who are pregnant and want to continue through the program?
Where can I find out more information about Clinical Placement?
How can I change my MSN track to something other than FNP?

You will need to discuss this with your assigned Faculty Advisor

I have decided not to continue with the FNP program, how can I withdraw from the University?
What equipment will I need for clinicals?

The following equipment is required for the FNP program. You are free to purchase these items from the retailer of your choice; however, we recommend Welch Allyn (Links to an external site.).

Required Equipment

  • High-quality stethoscope
  • Standard Diagnostic set including Ophthalmoscope and Otoscope (recommended Welch Allyn)
  • Pen light
  • Reflex hammer
  • Tuning fork (128 and 512Hz recommended)
  • Laminated pocket size ruler, pupil size, and visual acuity cards (Rosenbaum)
  • Measuring tape
  • Tongue depressor
  • Knee length lab coat
  • TWU name tag (specifics to be announced)
I have some personal things going on, am I able to take a Leave of Absence?
  1. Student must request a leave of absence prior to the TWU Regular Registration close date
  2. Email faculty academic advisor to discuss the request
  3. Fill out LOA request form and submit to Faculty Advisor who will forward the request to Program Director
  4. Program Director will approve or disapprove the LOA request. Then forwards the request to the Dean.
  5. Student and Faculty Advisor will receive email notification by the Program Director with the final decision
I am moving, how do I change my address?

To update your address in the TWU system, please refer to this link and follow the steps they outline here: https://servicecenter.twu.edu/TDClient/1956/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=15911

Where can I find important dates & deadlines (payment, add/drop & registration deadlines)?