Students with a History of Criminal Charges or Convictions

A history of criminal charges or convictions may prohibit a student from entering the nursing profession. Students with a conviction history should investigate their personal status early in their academic career. Students must pass COCC's Background Check before starting Nursing 95, 106, 107, 108, 206, 207 or 208.

List of Potentially Disqualifying Crimes

If you have been convicted of a crime that appears on the list, please discuss your status with the Oregon State Board of Nursing and your legal representative before proceeding with your Nursing education.