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Student Policies & Information

An overview of our student services and polices. Contact us for more information
or questions.

Graduation or Enrollment Verification

CNEI provides proof of enrollment or graduation on request. To provide proof of graduation, all tuition and fee obligations must be met. Please allow­ us 48 hours to process the request.

Leave of Absence (LOA) Policy

A Leave of Absence (LOA) may be granted to students for serious illness, death in the family, or other emergency circumstances. Leave of Absence requests must be submitted in writing to the administration. The maximum time granted for a LOA is one hundred and eighty (180) calendar days. Failure to report to class as scheduled at the end of the LOA period will result automatic withdrawal from the program. Any students making regularly scheduled tuition payments to the college remain under that financial obligation during a LOA.

Grading Policy

Students must maintain satisfactory academic and attendance progress and achieve a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average or letter grade “C” in their academic work, complete and pass all clinical requirements and discharge all financial obligations to school.

Satisfactory Attendance Policy

Attendance is monitored and recorded daily. It is the responsibility of the student to notify the school in advance if they will be absent or late, just as it is necessary to inform an employer.


Students are expected to maintain a minimum of 90% of attendance throughout the enrollment period. Failure to maintain satisfactory attendance will result in Attendance Probation for a period of thirty (30) days. Attendance is checked monthly. Students with two (2) weeks of continuous non-attendance are dismissed. Absences may be made up for purposes of removing absences on an hour of make-up to an hour of absence basis. Make-up absences must be made up prior to beginning the following sequential course/module.


Make-up Work and Exams:
Make-up course work missed due to absenteeism is permitted and credit is given, however, the absences will remain on record. Students are responsible for arranging time with the instructor for make-up work and exams. Additional attendance and make-up requirements apply to LVN program and are provided in the student orientation package.


For the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program:
All theory and clinical objectives must be completed satisfactorily for each level. Missed hours and assignments must be made-up prior to the end of the scheduled level in which deficiencies occurred. Students may not continue to the next level unless all required work is completed satisfactorily, and all missed hours are made up. Students are expected to complete 100% of the scheduled attendance. A written warning will be issued to students with two (2) absences. Students with 3 or more absences will be placed on Attendance Probation for a period of thirty (30) days. Failure to improve attendance will result in termination.


Absences may be made up for purposes of removing absences on an hour of make-up to an hour of absence basis. Make up absences must be made up within thirty (30) days or prior to beginning the following sequential course/level. Students are responsible for arranging time with the instructor for make-up absences.


Official and Unofficial Transcripts:


The school provides both official and unofficial transcripts. Transcripts contain all academic information about a student, such as classes, grades, and Grade Point Average (GPA).

Official transcripts also include the signature of the Registrar and the school seal. Official transcripts should be mailed from CNEI directly to the designated destination. The fee for Official transcripts is $10.


Unofficial transcripts carry the same student specific information as the official transcript but do not have the school seal or the Registrar’s signature. Unofficial transcripts are best used for a student’s own personal record. There is no fee for Unofficial transcripts.

Please contact the Registrar to request transcripts.

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