Children's Hospital Colorado

Nurse Residency Program Timelines

Individuals graduating between March 1, 2020 and January 2021

  • Application window: Nov. 13 to Dec. 11, 2020. All parts need to be submitted by Dec. 11, 2020, 11:59 p.m. MT.
  • Application review and candidate notification*: December 2020
  • Start of the program: March 7, 2021
  • NCLEX needs to be taken by February 18, 2021 (must have a Colorado or multistate compact license by February 23, 2021). 

*Please note that everyone who has applied will receive an update regarding their application status. Thank you for your patience while we complete this process.

If offered a position in the residency program, candidates need to be available during the time prior to the start date to complete all pre-hire requirements. If you have travel plans or a conflict, please make sure to notify us at the time of the verbal offer.

Individuals graduating between Aug. 1, 2020 and June 2021

  • Application window: April 3 to May 3, 2021. All parts need to be submitted by May 3, 2021, 11:59 p.m. MT.
  • Application review and candidate notification*: May to June 2021
  • Start of the program: Aug. 9, 2021
  • NCLEX needs to be taken by July 22, 2021 (must have a Colorado or multistate compact license by July 27, 2021).

*Please note that everyone who has applied will receive an update regarding their application status. Thank you for your patience while we complete this process.

If offered a position in the residency program, candidates need to be available during the time prior to the start date to complete all pre-hire requirements. If you have travel plans or a conflict, please make sure to notify us at the time of the verbal offer.

Individuals graduating between Nov. 1, 2020 and September 2021

  • Application window: Aug. 2, 2021 to Sept. 1, 2021. All parts need to be submitted by Sept. 1, 2021, 11:59 pm MT.
  • Application review and candidate notification*: September to October 2021
  • Start of program: Nov. 1, 2021
  • NCLEX needs to be taken by Oct. 14, 2020 (must have a Colorado or multistate compact license by Oct. 19, 2021). 

*Please note that everyone who has applied will receive an update regarding their application status. Thank you for your patience while we complete this process.

If offered a position in the residency program, candidates need to be available during the time prior to the start date to complete all pre-hire requirements. If you have travel plans or a conflict, please make sure to notify us at the time of the verbal offer.

Learn more about the Nurse Residency Program.