Please thoroughly read the information belowand follow the next steps so you can begin your graduate studies on the right foot!


Forward your CDREWU.EDU email account to your personal email account so that you do not miss out on important communication from CDU. Click here for how-to instructions. Your CDU issued email account is the primary email account for all official CDU business!


It is time to activate your MyCDUSelf Service. Please review the Self-Service Instructions on how to activate your account.Your MyCDUis where you will register for classes and take care of other school related business.

If you any issues activating your account, please email


Registration opens for new students on Monday, March 23, 2020 through MyCDU.Schedule an appointment with your program to receive advisement.Please visit the Office of Registration and Records to access the Schedule of Classes.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RN to BSN

Please note that the first day of classes is Saturday, May 9, 2020 and last day to add/drop classes is Friday, May 22, 2020.

STEP 4: PAYING FOR CDU– Tuition & fees

After you have registered for courses,visit your MyCDU Portal, click on “Finance” and then on “ebill” for tuition and fees applied. In this section, you can either pay for your bill in-full or set up a payment plan.

Note: All tuition and fees are due by Friday, May 8, 2019 either in full or have an approved Tuition Installment Plan on file with the Bursar’s Office. If you need assistance with making payment arrangements, please contact the Bursar’s Office at (323) 563-5824.

Federal Financial Aid: If you intend to receive federal financial aid, your Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is due 30days before classes start (April 9, 2020).Complete the FAFSA by April 9 to ensure that any aid granted can be applied in a timely manner. Use the following link to begin the process: CDU School Code: 013653


Due to COVID-19 and the subsequent temporary closure of the CDU campus our New Student Orientation has been converted into a virtual format through our Blackboard Learn platform. The Orientation will go live the week of April 20 and all registered students will be notified when the Orientation module is available.  

Please note the following:

  • Only students who have registered for courses in summer 2020 will receive the New Student Orientation invitation.
  • The New Student Orientation invitation will be sent to your CDU email account only.
  • New Student Orientation virtual module will be a self-guided experience. There will be no live virtual meetings or workshops.
  • The NSO will need to be completed by Friday, May 8, 2020.
  • Please note that you’re respective degree program may schedule a virtual meet and greet and they will notify you accordingly.

More information regarding the online orientation will be available in the coming weeks. Please check your CDREWU.EDU email account regularly for updates.

4a. Transfer Credit – Official Transcripts: New students must bring a copy of official transcripts (in sealed envelope) from ALL institutions previously attended before CDU to Orientation. This will provide the University sufficient time to process your transfer credit in anticipation of you completing the program in three terms.

Reminder: The RN-BSN program is a 120-credit program of which 36 credits are required at CDU. The remaining 84 credits can be completed in transfer, which is suggested to starting CDU and meeting the General Education categories.

4b. Student Health Insurance: In addition, prior to Orientation, all new full-time students (12+ credits) must enroll or waive Student Health Insurance. If you do not enroll into or waive Student Health Insurance, you will be auto-enrolled. All new full-time student must complete this action on or before Orientation on May 7.

For more information, including fee amounts, how to enroll, or how to waive,visit

For questions, email


CDU announced on Monday, April 6, 2020 that summer 2020 courses will conducted through online instruction given the status of COVID-19. All new students will need the following upon the first day of classes:

  • A desktop computer / laptop with a webcam or an external webcam & a microphone
  • A reliable broadband internet connection
  • Operating Systems
    • Windows: 10, 8, 7
    • Mac: MacOS 10.15 to 10.12, OS X 10.11, OSX 10.10
  • Memory
    • Windows: 75 MB permanent space on the hard drive
    • Mac: 120 MB permanent space on the hard drive



Summer Registration opens for new students    Monday, March 23
Due date to submit FAFSA        Thursday, April 9
Complete online new student orientation 

  • Enroll or waive student health insurance by this date
Friday, May 1
Due date to pay tuition and fees, or enter payment plan     Friday, May 8, 2019
First day of classes / weekend of classes  
  • RN-BSN part-time students
Saturday, May 16, 2020
  • RN-BSN full-time students      
Saturday, May 23, 2020



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