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Admitted Students: RN to BSN

Once admitted to the program, RN to BSN students must meet the following requirements and upload to their CastleBranch account (details to be provided in the acceptance letter).

Required RSVP

To reserve your seat or decline acceptance, the RSVP Form must be complete and emailed directly to  This is to be received no later than the deadline that is indicated on your conditional acceptance notice.

  • RSVP Form -  Download, fill out, sign, and return the form via email in PDF or scanned version. 

Post-Acceptance Requirements 

Step 1: Place your order and pay for Background Check and Drug Test through CastleBranch. Package code is AI44. 

Step 2: Log-in and activate your CastleBranch account to complete the Background Check and Drug Test.  These must be completed by the deadline specified in your Acceptance Letter.  Other Post-Acceptance Requirements are due by August 12, 2020

For assistance or questions with navigating and submitting requirements, you may contact CastleBranch directly.

A note about Professional Liability Insurance: 

You will need to purchase Professional Liability Insurance through MyCSUB.  Please see the instructions below for more details. 

  1. When you log into MyCSUB, you will see your student portal.
    1. Under the Finances Tab, click on Account Inquiry.
    2. Click on Make a Payment. You will see the list of items that you can purchase.
    3. Click on Professional Liability Insurance Details.
    4. Click on Add to Basket
    5. Click on Checkout

RN-BSN Program Orientation 

All Accepted students must attend the Mandatory RN-BSN Program Orientation. This oriention will be held on Monday, August 17th from 8:30AM-4:00PM.  More details to follow. Please note that we will provide an alternative-delivery format due to COVID-19 public health measures. 

RN-BSN Program Handbook

Refer to the RN to BSN Handbook for:

  • Details about the RN-BSN Program
  • Clinical Requirements
  • Program Schedule 


Reach out to the RN to BSN Advisor.

For the health and safety of our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the university is temporarily suspending in person contact. The Department has transitioned all of our services online.