We are so excited to welcome you to the College of Medicine. Below you will find information to help prepare for your first year in medical school. This page will be updated as new information becomes available.
2027 Mod Reveal
Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m.
Bird Library Veranda (1105 N. Stonewall Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73117)
Meet your mod-mates, faculty and more! Significant others are welcome - dress is casual. (RSVP required)
Questions about this event? Contact Autumn Lockett (email@example.com)
Monday, August 14 - Thursday, August 17
Basic Sciences Education Building
The first year Prologue course (aka "orientation") is an ungraded course that introduces beginning first year medical students to their medical curriculum, campus and college resources, and concepts of professionalism and societal expectations of the physician.
White Coat Ceremony (Required)
Thursday, August 17 at 7 p.m.
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
The White Coat ceremony is a rite of passage for medical students and was created by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation in 1993. During the ceremony, a white coat is placed on each student's shoulders and the Hippocratic Oath is recited, signifying their entrance into the medical profession.
Students may invite up to 6 guests to the event. Livestreaming will be available for those who wish to attend virtually.
Questions about this event? Contact Kenny Vermilion (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Office of Student Affairs will enroll you in your courses later this summer (mid-July). You do not need to do anything regarding your enrollment at this time. Once you are enrolled, you will be eligible to purchase your student ID and parking pass.
- You can see all academic calendars by clicking here.
- To see your fall and spring schedule (courses and weeks), click on the link that says Preclinical Curriculum (2023-2024) and look at the Class of 2027 information on the left.
- A more detailed version of your course schedule (day-to-day) will be available in August.
Student ID Card
- Once you have been enrolled you may purchase a student ID (called a OneCard).
- Review the information on the OneCard website.
- You will need to get your ID prior to the start of your courses. You DO NOT need your ID before Prologue.
- To get a One Card, visit the OUHSC One Card Office (865 Research Parkway, Room 240A)
- Bring a driver’s license, military ID card or passport.
- The cost is $15
- You should be dressed professionally from the waist up.
- Tell them that you are an incoming medical student. They will give you a white coat for your photo.
- Once you have been enrolled you may purchase a parking pass.
- Click here to set up your account: https://parking.ouhsc.edu/Permits/Set-Up-a-New-Parking-Account
- After you’ve set up your account you’ll visit the OUHSC Parking Services office (840 Research Parkway, Ste. 150). Bring your Drivers License and License Plate Number.
- You SHOULD get you parking pass prior to Prologue so you are able to park in the student lot.
- If you have questions about a parking pass or parking, call the Parking Office (405) 271-2020.
OUHSC Account and Email
Immediate Attention Required:
- Activate your OUHSC account. You should have received an e-mail from OUHSC IT after you accepted. If you did not receive the e-mail, cannot find the e-mail, or don't know how to activate your account, please contact the IT Service Desk at 405-271-2203.
- Set-Up your OUHSC e-mail account and check it regularly. Questions about this can be directed to the IT Service Desk at 405-271-2203. Beginning July 1 we will only send information to your OUHSC e-mail address.
- Access your Student ID Number
- Login to Self-Serve
- Go to the drop down menu "Self Service" and select Campus Personal Information > Demographic Information
- Your ID number is listed near the top
Complete these items prior to Prologue:
- American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
- All medical students are required to have an active BLS certification.
- The certification lasts for two years. You will renew it before your third year and take an additional course (ACLS).
- Your course must be certified by the American Heart Association.
- There must be a hands-on skills component.
- You must take one this summer to remain compliant over the next two years. Your certification cannot expire before May 2025.
- You can take this course anywhere that fits the criteria above. We also provide you the opportunity to take these courses at EMSC in Children's Hospital.
- Create a Complio account (details below)
- Drug Screen through Complio
- All medical students complete a Urine Drug Screen (UDS) annually.
- Beware the negative dilute - do not drink too much water prior to your screening. If you receive a result of a negative dilute, you will need to pay for an addition drug screen.
- New students DO NOT need to register for a background check. You already completed one during the application process.
- Vaccine Records
- A list of required vaccinations can be found here - DO NOT SUBMIT THIS FORM.
- All documentation will be submitted through Complio.