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General Next Steps for Deposited Students

The next steps below are for students who have submitted their enrollment deposit. If you have not yet submitted your deposit you may do so on the main Online Admitted Students page.

Below is a brief overview of the MCPHS Online course registration process.

First Semester Course Registration

  • First semester course registration will be completed for all students by the Registrar's Office, with the excpetion of Public Health and BSHS Completion students.
  • Only students who have paid a tuition deposit will receive a schedule.
  • Master of Public Health students should contact Carly Levy to discuss their first semester schedule.
  • BSHS Completion students should contact Robin Harvan to discuss their first semester schedule.

Making Changes to First Semester Schedule

  •  Log into WebAdvisor to make changes to your first semester schedule.
  • Nursing, Dental Hygiene, MRI, and PharmD students must speak with a program director to request schedule changes.

Course Registration After the First Semester

  • After the first semester, students are required to self-register for classes via WebAdvisor with the exception of students in the Postbaccalaureate PharmD Pathway and MRI Certificate programs.
  • Failure to self-register for classes after the first semester via WebAdvisor will result in a student not being registered for courses.

Please visit the Registration page for more information.

Affordability Appointments

Let us help create a financial plan that works for you and your family. In a one-on-one phone conversation, a knowledgeable Student Financial Services counselor will break down the numbers for you, show you all of your available options, and give you a clear picture of how to make your education happen. Recommended for students who have submitted their FAFSA form and have already received their financial aid package from us.

Register for an Appointment

Before you begin your first MCPHS Online course, you'll need to complete a brief Blackboard-based orientation that will introduce you to the online learning environment. After you have received your MCPHS login credentials (username and password) you should login to Blackboard and look for ONL.BB.101 in your "Courses" area to get started.

Before the start of classes, please be sure to check our technology requirements and ensure that your computer or laptop meets our minimum requirements.

We also strongly encourage you to have access to a webcam and microphone as some interactive online coursework may require it. Additional software may be required by your course instructors and will vary by semester, so please be sure to consult your course syllabus at the start of each term.

Please visit the Technology Requirements page for more information.

Please visit our Financial Information and Services page for more information regarding financial aid opportunities.

Additionally, if you have questions about financing your education or the financial aid application process, please contact the Student Financial Services Office at or 603.314.1729.


Students enrolled in programs that require proof of immunization, which are listed below, will be contacted via email to initiate the immunization process.

  • BSHS/BSN Dual Degree
  • RN to BSN Completion
  • RN to MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN, Nurse Educator
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Nurse Educator (MSN)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (CAGS)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (CAGS)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (Advanced Certificate)
  • PharmD Pathway (Postbaccalaureate)

Health Insurance

Students enrolled in an online degree program at MCPHS are not required to have health insurance while enrolled as an online student at MCPHS University.

Please visit the Immunizations and Health Insurance page for more information.

For general information or specific questions regarding accommodations and Office of Student Access and Accommodations, please call OSAA at 617.879.5995 or email the office at

Please visit the Office of Student Access and Accommodations page for more information.

Online Learning Tips

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From maintaining a schedule that works for you to creating a comfortable work space, here are our tips for making the most of your online learning experience.