Class Entering 2018

Return your acceptance form and fee

Due: April 30 (or within 2 weeks of acceptance, after April 30)

  • To accept your offer of admission, log in to the applicant portal, click on "Admissions Decision" and read/certify the acceptance form.
  • Acceptance fee should be paid on-line through the applicant portal

Complete the Criminal Background Check      

Due: April 30 (or within 2 weeks of acceptance, after April 30)

  • Instructions will be emailed from

Get a BlazerID and create a UAB email account.

Due: ASAP to access other checklist items

  • Note: It can take 24-48 hours for a new BlazerID and password to register in the UAB system. 

Review the immunization and health records you need.

Due: June 25 (MSTP students: June 1)

  • All immunization and medical clearance is handled through UAB Student Health.
  • Log into the Student Health Patient Portal (using your BlazerID), to upload your immunizations. 
  • A list of immunizations can be found on the Patient portal, and instructions for uploading will be posted soon.
  • If you have questions about immunizations and health records, email Student Health Clearance, or call 205.975.7753.

Complete Medical Insurance Forms

Due: June 25 (MSTP students: June 1)

  • All UABSOM students are required to have health insurance. (MSTP students should see specific instructions emailed to them by the MSTP office)
  • READ THIS FIRST! Instructions for submitting documentation are here
  • You can access the Clinical Health History & Immunization Record by clicking here
  • If you need UAB student insurance: Verify your address and click to purchase. Complete the VIVA Health Insurance Application and email it to the UAB Student Health Insurance Coordinator. You don't need to send payment. Your student account will be charged.
  • If you have insurance already: Click here to sign the waiver (if you have health insurance). 
  • If you have dental insurance already: complete the Dental Insurance waiver

Send your transcript to the UAB School of Medicine Admissions Office

Due: July 1 (MSTP students: June 1)

  • Must be an Official Final Transcript with degree posted.
  • Must be a paper transcript. 
  • Must be mailed from your school's Registrar's Office to the UABSOM Admissions Office.
  • You can confirm receipt of the transcript by visiting the Secondary Application Page.

Complete Three Learning Style Assessments

Due: July 23, 2018

  • More details to follow.

Complete HIPPA Training

Due: July 24, 2018

  • More details to follow

Complete IMPACT Training

Due: July 24, 2018

  • More details to follow

Complete Department of Veterans Affairs New Trainee Orientation

  • More details to follow