Pre-Orientation Action Items

UNTHSC Students at orientation

Check these items off your list before you arrive at hsc!


Students in traditional programs are required to have their immunizations up-to-date.  Please note that programs that are completely online (not just temporarily online because of COVID-19), will not need to have all required immunizations.  Follow the link below for more information.



Dietary Restrictions

Students attending New Student Orientation may choose to disclose if they have a food allergy or dietary restriction below.

PA Studies
HSC System College of Pharmacy
School of Public Health
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Student ID Badges

Students will need to submit information via the forms below in order to receive their ID badges at New Student Orientation

Physician Assistant Studies
HSC System College of Pharmacy
School of Public Health
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Parking Information

If you plan to park on campus while attending classes at UNTHSC, you will need a parking permit. Access to the parking permit portal will be available two weeks prior to new student orientation. A parking permit is not required during New Student Orientation.

Parking Map
Parking Permit Portal


Office of Disability Access

If you need a disability accommodation to fully participate in New Student Orientation, please contact the Office of Disability Access at the link below.

Office of Disability Access

Background Checks

New students in clinical programs (TCOM, PA, PT, SCP) 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. 

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

Student ID Locator

CITI Training

The required CITI Training should be completed prior to orientation for the following programs (GSBS, TCOM, PA & SPH). Please complete the Human Subjects Research course only.

CITI Training
Instructions for First Time Users

Photo Release

New students are asked to sign a photo release either agreeing to or declining permission for the use of photographic pictures and/or videos they may appear in.

Photo Release Form

HIPAA Training

Students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are required to complete training prior to orientation. Access to the sites will be available two weeks prior to orientation.

HIPAA Training

This page was last modified on July 21, 2021