Admitted Students

PDF icon2018 - Important Information and Checklist.pdf

  • Acceptance of Offer: Electronic confirmation of your acceptance of this offer of admission is required within two weeks of admission unless you have been admitted to the MD/PhD program. Please accept our offer on the Secondary Application.  If you have any questions, contact com-admissions@uiowa.edu 
     
  • Criminal Background Check: The AAMC will conduct the required criminal background check on your behalf. Students admitted from October thru December will receive an email from Certiphi Screening, Inc. in early January. All other students will receive an email immediately. For more information about the criminal background check process, please visit https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/article/criminal-background-check-service/  
     
  • Transcripts: You must send official transcripts to the University of Iowa (UI).  If you have attended the UI, you do NOT need to request transcripts from the UI.  Have official transcripts sent to the University of Iowa, Office of Admissions, 108 Calvin Hall, Iowa City, Iowa  52242-1396. You may determine receipt of your official transcripts on MyUI.
     
  • Contact Changes: Please keep us informed of any contact information changes on your Secondary Applications' "Contact Update" tab.  To change your contact information with the UI, email gradmail@uiowa.edu.
     
  • CCOM Financial Aid Website: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/md/financial-aid. Refer to this site for up-to-date financial aid information and how to apply for aid. Priority deadline for consideration for need-based scholarships and grants awarded by the Carver College of Medicine is December 1, 2017 - submit the FAFSA and list all schools to which you are applying prior to December 1, 2017.  Our school code is 001892.
     
  • MyUI (student information system): You will receive a login and password to access MyUI a few days after you have been offered admission.  The MyUI website is https://myui.uiowa.edu
     
  • ICON (Iowa Courses Online) Pre-M1 Communications:  ICON can be accessed through MyUI.  You will be automatically enrolled. Visit this site often to stay informed as we post important information.  The Housing Exchange message board allows you to post your housing needs and respond to posts. For more housing information, visit the Alpha Kappa Kappa Medical Society https://www.alphakappakappa.org/ or Phi Rho Signma Medical Society http://www.phirhosigmaiowa.com/ websites.
     
  • Laptop Computer Requirement: All students are required to provide their own laptop for computerized exams. More details will be on the ICON Pre-M1 Communications.
     
  • Student Health Screening Forms: The health screening requirements are outlined at the UI Student Health website under the Health Science Students section: https://studenthealth.uiowa.edu/info/requirements-and-forms/. Please review this information carefully and comply with these requirements prior to orientation. The Hepatitis B immunization series must be completed before the beginning of your second semester.  If you have questions, contact Student Health at 319-335-8370.
     
  • Health Insurance: All students are required to maintain health insurance (or an equivalent alternative care plan).  Visit https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits/health-insurance-graduate-students​ for details. By September you are required to have provided proof of health insurance or you will be billed for SHIP on your October UI bill.  If you have questions, contact the University of Iowa Benefits Office at benefits@uiowa.edu or 319-335-2676.
     
  • Disabilty Insurance: Medical Student Individual Disability insurance is strongly encouraged, though not required.  Information regarding this type of insurance is available on the Secondary Application. 
     
  • Orientation Week: Orientation is Monday, August 6 thru Friday, August 10, 2018.  Attendance is required.  Details will be available in July.