Travel Regulations

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Undergraduate

Because of the broad scope of clinical facilities and locations, undergraduate nursing students must have access to a car. For information about the North Carolina requirements for automobile liability insurance, vehicle registration and operators license, write to the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, Raleigh, NC 27602. Students and/or parents are responsible for maintaining appropriate insurance coverage. Some insurance companies may consider such travel as “business driving. ” Expenses for travel are the responsibility of the student.

Graduate

Graduate students must have access to a car due to the broad scope of clinical facilities and locations. Expenses for travel are the responsibility of the student.

Students can anticipate travel up to 1.5 hours one-way to a clinical site placement location. Situations may arise when travel one-way may be up to 2 hours. Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites and should consider this factor when calculating and planning for their education expenses and scheduling demands.