Newly Admitted Students Resources

Congratulations on your acceptance and welcome to the UCSF School of Nursing.

Below you will find resources to help orient you to UCSF and the School of Nursing, as well as prepare you for your first academic year.

Collaborative Learning Environment

CLE – Collaborative Learning Environment is the system that UCSF uses to manage course information and resources. Your faculty will use CLE to house syllabi, assignments, exams, etc. The Office of Student Affairs also manages several student resources pages in CLE that are relevant to recently admitted/entering students as well as current students and those soon to graduate. You will find the UCSF CLE at: Note: You might hear CLE referred to as “Moodle,” which is the software platform on which the CLE is built.

  • For master's and post-master's students, visit the CLE and select "Nursing MS Student Resources" (MyAccess login required)
  • For PhD students, visit the CLE and select "Nursing PhD Student Resources" (MyAccess login required)

School of Nursing Resources

COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

Students can find guidance, FAQs and more resources from the School of Nursing to help support them during the COVID-19 pandemic on our student portal (MyAccess sign-in required). 

Computer Requirements

Both entering and continuing students should review the following resources:

Campus Resources

The School of Nursing is committed to the academic development of our students. Below are some School and Campus resources and services to help new and continuing students navigate their time at UCSF.

Important Campus Offices/Services

UCSF Home Page
Campus Student Information
Learning Technologies (CIT, CLE)
Teaching + Learning Center
Student Academic Affairs
Student Success at UCSF
Office of Diversity and Outreach
International Students and Scholars Office: International (non-USA) students may be required to complete specific pre-enrollment tasks, and then other continuing requirements after beginning their coursework. Therefore, after receiving their notice of UCSF admission, new international students should immediately contact the International Students and Scholars Office.
Undocumented Student Support Services
Graduate Division
Financial Aid Office
Student Health and Counseling Services
Information Technology (IT)
Career Center Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD)
Student Inside Guide
Student Life
UCSF Policy on Student Conduct and Discipline
Housing Services at UCSF (offers on-campus student housing and off-campus lodging resources)
"Synapse" Student Newspaper
Learning Resource Services
Student Disability Services
Access UCSF (Campus Buildings Accessibility Guide)
Campus Police
Campus Life Services(CLS)

Dept. of Nursing, UCSF Medical Center (
Continuing Education
AAEOD - Equal Opportunity / Diversity / Affirmative Action Office 
LGBT Center (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)
Women's Health Resource Center
Principles of Community for UCSF
HIPAA (Privacy) information/training/education
UCSF Foundation (Supporting the Work of the School of Nursing)

UCSF Registrar

Student Organizations

UCSF Information Resources

Campus Events Calendar
A - Z List (UCSF web site index)
Directory Search (UCSF Telephone Numbers)
UCSF News (updated daily)