The Nursing Program application is for the individuals interested in the Generic, LVN to RN (Advanced Standing) and 30-unit option of the program.

Apply to the Nursing Program

The application process is an online process completed by the applicant. Applicants will not need to see a counselor to initiate the application process.

Application Period

The El Camino College Nursing Program accepts applications twice a year beginning the third week of the fall and spring semester during a three-week period.

Spring 2025 Application Period:

September 9th-27th, 2024 at 11:59pm.


  • Applicants seeking admission into the Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) are required to complete the Online Verification Form.
  • Once you select the SUBMIT button you will not be able to go back into the Online Verification Form.
  • A nursing counselor will review and verify eligibility for admission before a candidate is provided access to the application process.
  • Applicants must complete all courses on the attached list under the hyperlink to be eligible to file an application.

Start the Application Process

The application process is divided into 2-parts.


Verification Timeline:
Starts: September 9th, 2024
Ends: September 26th, 2024 at 11:59am

Verification of Eligibility:

Before you can complete the nursing application, you must first get verified that you are eligible to apply for the nursing program. Only eligible applicants can apply. You must complete and submit the Online Verification Form by September 26th, 2024 at 11:59am.

You must fill out all pertinent information and upload required documentation in PDF format for the verification of eligibility to be conducted.

Items You Need:

  • Photo Identification card: California Driver’s License (CDL) or State issued ID card,or
  • El Camino College (ECC) Student ID card (if you have one)
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended including El Camino transcripts- must be uploaded online in PDF format.

Complete the Nursing Verification Form here: 

Nursing Verification Form


Nursing Program Application

If it is determined that you are eligible to apply for admission consideration to the nursing program, you will receive an email with the link complete the nursing application.

All completed applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on Friday, September 27th, 2024. No exceptions!

Applications submitted after 11:59 pm on September 27th, 2024 will not be accepted.

Items You Need

  1. Photo Identification card: California Driver’s License (CDL) or State issued ID card,or
  2. El Camino College (ECC) Student ID card (if you have one)
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities outside of El Camino must be sent to the ECC Admissions & Records office. For spring applicants these must be on file by Sept. 10 and for fall applicants by Feb. 10
  4. Supporting documentation for additional points (all attachments must be in PDF format) – review the multicriteria screening process for requirements. Some examples are included below.
  • Copies of Certificates / Licenses in Health Care related occupations.
  • Letters / forms documenting Experience such as Work/Volunteer hours.
  • Financial Aid award letter, a paycheck stub, etc.
  • DD214, ADN supporting documentation form (this will be included in the email).

Additional Documents

Please use the multicriteria screening process document as a guide to see what specific documents you will need to submit with your application.

Review the information and description on what documentation is needed for each section for the additional points.

You must have all prerequisites completed prior to applying to the program.

Understanding the Application Process

If you have any prerequisite classes in progress, you are not eligible to start the application.


Once the Online Verification Form is submitted, the counselors will review your transcripts and coursework to determine your eligibility for the nursing program.

If determined eligible, you will receive an email with a link to the nursing application that must be completed and submitted prior to September 26th, 2024 at 11:59am.

If it is determined that you are not eligible you will receive an email stating that you are not eligible at this time and comments as to why you are not eligible.


Completed applications will be reviewed by the Nursing Department and eligible applicants will be notified in 6-8 weeks regarding the status of your application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Selected applicants will be invited to take the ATI TEAS exam as the next step in the process. So, if you have not taken the ATI TEAS exam you should be preparing for the test NOW.


Applicants that indicate on their application that they have already taken and
successfully passed the ATI TEAS exam with the minimum passing score of 62% will be notified by email of the next step.

Please DO NOT attach ATI scores to the application or send ATI scores to the nursing department until you have been requested to do so.