What is NEXus?

NEXus is a consortium of institutions that offer online doctoral programs in Nursing that provide opportunities for and encourage students to take courses from other member institutions to further enrich their educational experiences.

How to Enroll

Start here! Students work with Campus Staff Coordinators to register and enroll for online course offerings. Each institution provides step-by-step instructions from submitting the application to course completion.


Students work with faculty advisors to identify the course/s that best fits their needs. Take courses from expert faculty from across the country, expand your network, and collaborate with colleagues.


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Past Events

Past Events

October 2018


OHSU Fall Application Deadline

Oregon Health and Science University's course application DEADLINE is October 1, 2018. Registration 8/24-10/1/2018. Classes start 9/24/2018. To register and enroll contact NEXus Campus Staff Coordinator Sarah Spellman 503-494-3378 sonexchange@ohsu.edu NEXus Course Catalog

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Spring 2019 Registration Has Begun!

In preparation for the winter and spring terms, Member Institutions have opened their registration and application periods for NEXus students.  Check out course offerings as well as enrollment deadlines. Registration dates vary by institution. For campus specific instructions, see How to Enroll 

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November 2018

University of Iowa Begins Registration

November 5

The University of Iowa spring registration is open from November 5-January 11th. The University's application DEADLINE is January 11, 2019. Classes start on January 14th. COURSE HIGHLIGHT Check out Iowa's new course NURS 7404 Biological Markers in Health Research. To register contact NEXus Campus Staff Coordinator Lin Pierce at lin-pierce@uiowa.edu Spring 2019 Catalog

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Our Location

3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239-2941

Phone Number

(503) 494-7671





Course Catalog

Member institutions offer over 250 online courses annually through the Xchange.  Courses are organized into a variety topic areas (clusters) ranging from, but not limited to, advanced nursing practice to special topics.  The catalog may be viewed and sorted by term, cluster area, or institution.  Detailed course descriptions along with pertinent course information is provided.


Contact NEXus

3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239-2941

Phone: (503) 494-7671
Fax: (503) 346-8296
Email: nexus@ohsu.edu