Resource Guide

UNTHSC Students at Orientation

Welcome to HSC!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth! We are looking forward to welcoming you into our HSC community.

New Student Orientation is mandatory for all incoming students. Find invaluable resources below as you prepare for New Student Orientation!


Pre-Matriculation workshops are not required, but are highly recommended for incoming clinical students. The full schedule, workshop descriptions, pricing and registration information can be found below.

Student Health Insurance

According to HSC policy, all students who have in-person classes are required to obtain health insurance to be eligible to register. Insurance may be purchased from any insurance carrier. For your convenience, special group plans are available to our students. For more information, please visit the link below.


The Health Science Center does not offer on-campus housing. Please visit our partner, GradRent, for more information on local housing opportunities.

COVID-19 Information

Student Experience

White Coat Information

The White Coat Ceremony is a “rite of passage” for our students that encourages a psychological contract for professionalism and empathy. It emphasizes the foundational mission of the institution: education, research, patient care and service.

All clinical students will receive a White Coat prior to the White Coat Ceremony. Information related to white coat sizing and the ceremony can be found below.

Academic Calendars

Academic Calendars for each academic program can be found below.

Resources for Family Members

Important Contacts

Use this handy list to know who to contact for all aspects of student on-boarding at the HSC. This list includes contacts for Orientation, Financial Aid, Parking and more.

International Student Services