CastleBranch Instructions 

As part of the admissions process, you will need to complete a background check and provide proof of your health record.  This process needs to be completed through CastleBranch.  Please note these requirements are mandatory and allow Upper Iowa University’s nursing program to comply with board of nursing regulations as required by law.

For all applicants the CastleBranch fee is paid directly to CastleBranch and will vary according to your state.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this process, send an email to