Pharmacy Orientation Information

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UNT System College of Pharmacy (SCP)

Orientation Dates

Orientation Dates: August 8th-10th, 2016.  The orientation agenda will be posted at a later date!

Immunization Requirements

Immunization requirements for ALL UNTHSC students can be found here. You will receive an email with information about submitting your immunization records. Additionally, Tuberculosis Testing (PPD) is provided annually through the Student Health Clinic Personnel.

White Coat Ceremony

All Pharmacy students must attend. Please click here for more information on White Coat Ceremony.


Book lists will be provided to you before classes begin usually 4 weeks prior to the first day of class. Fall 2016 Booklist coming soon!  Here are a few guidelines which you may wish to consider as you purchase your textbooks:

[1] Consider buying used textbooks from current students at the beginning of each semester.

[2] Some of your textbooks might be available for free through our campus library. If a textbook is available for free through the library, the booklist will indicate that information.

[3] Don’t be afraid to consult current students within your program for advice on textbooks and about the possibility of borrowing/buying their books.

[4] The Online Bookstore usually has enough of the required textbooks in stock.  UNTHSC does not have an on-campus bookstore.  However, we do offer an Online Bookstore for students to purchase or rent new and used textbooks:

Additional offerings include Digital Textbooks and specially priced Microsoft and Adobe software.

UNT Health Science Center and Alumni Association merchandise are also available for purchase through the Online Bookstore.  Shop the website to purchase a t-shirt, car decal, coffee mug and much more!

Required HIPAA Training

All incoming Pharmacy students need to complete HIPAA Training. You will need to complete the HIPAA Training before or during the week of orientation. Instructions on completing this training will be available soon.

ll incoming Pharmacy students are required to complete CITI training prior to New Student Orientation. Be prepared to turn in your CITI training certificate of completion during New Student Orientation. Click HERE for more information.


All incoming Pharmacy students will receive a university-issued technology package. More information aboutyour technology package will be provided closer to your program start date.

Background Checks

As a new Pharmacy student, you are required to complete a criminal background check prior to New Student Orientation. You will receive an email that instructs you on how to complete the background check. Please do not attempt to complete the background check until you receive the email.

If you need assistance locating your Student ID Number, please click here for instructions.

Note: You will not have access to the site to submit your background check until you have been officially accepted into the Pharmacy program. 


You do not need to register for your classes. Pharmacy students are placed in their classes each semester.


Admissions Office

UNT Health Science Center
College of Pharmacy Admissions
Student Service Center, Suite 170
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

This page was last modified on March 28, 2016