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For Accepted Students

Immunization Information

To manage issues related to infection control, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) requires the completion of the two forms (below) for visiting students who will be participating in medical and dental activities, as well as observers (no hands-on participation) in a clinical setting. These forms must be submitted prior to participating in the program. If these forms are not completed and submitted, the student will be ineligible for program participation.

Please submit the following documents to Employee Health Clinical Services (EHCS) by secure fax to 713-486-0983.

Certificate of Immunization
Health History Questionnaire Form


Criminal Background Check

A Criminal Background Check - all students, faculty and staff are required to undergo a criminal background check prior to commencement of activities on campus. The same is true for matriculation to the vast majority of medical and dental schools around the country. SMDEP participation is contingent upon completion of a background check. The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) Human Resources Department will run the check at no cost to you. Individuals who do not submit to the background check will be ineligible for program participation.

Upon confirmation by the applicant of accepted status, the participant will receive an e-mail from a UTHealth Human Resources representative, who will initiate the criminal background check process.


Calculator Requirement for Statistics Course

Accepted scholars are required to bring a statistics-friendly calculator for the Statistics course: Texas Instruments 83+ or 84+. Specs/features and user guide may be accessed by clicking on the following links:

TI-83 Plus
TI-84 Plus Silver Edition
Guide for TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator