MedLaunch - College of Medicine and Life Sciences

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Important Policies | MyUT Account | Financial Aid and Tuition | Academics | Miscellaneous

IMPORTANT POLICIES

Professionalism
  • Medical students are physicians-in-training, and thus are held to the highest standards of professionalism. Students must be thoughtful and professional in verbal, written and electronic communications. When interacting with patients and their families, faculty, staff and colleagues the medical student must deal with professional, staff and peer members of the health team in a cooperative and considerate manner. The University of Toledo College of Medicine Professionalism Policy can be found here.
Medical Student Honor Code
  • Acknowledging that a physician is expected to adhere to the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and professionalism, we, the medical students of The University of Toledo College of Medicine, will neither cheat, deceive, nor exploit others, or tolerate those who do.
    • Additional information regarding the Medical Student Honor Code System and Procedures can be found here.
Mental Health
  • In 2017 the American Medical Association declared physician burnout a public health crisis that needs to be addressed. As medical students we must commit to the de-stigmatization of mental health conversations and treatment.
  • Make an appointment at Student Mental Health and Wellness Services by calling 419.383.3815. More information is available at the Mental Health Services website.

MyUT Account 

Student Health Insurance
  • Student health insurance is automatically billed to your account and insurance cards are mailed to your address. To waive go to MyUT → My Registration Steps → Health Insurance - Enroll, Change or Waive. Additional information about Student Health Insurance is located here
UT Student Health Services
  • Located in the Basement of Ruppert Health Center on the Health Science Campus. Student Health Services information is located here.
  • In order to obtain immunization/vaccination records go to MyUT → My Other Resources → Update Personal Information → Individual Immunization Compliance Report
Academic and Personal Information

financial aid and tuition

Tuition and Fees
  • Estimated cost information is provided from the Financial Aid Officer in an email at the beginning of each academic year. For for information, contact the Office of Student Affairs for the Health Science Campus.
    • To create a personal budget contact Anne Yeager (anne.yeager@utoledo.edu)
  • Tuition and fees are typically due 10 days prior to the first day of the semester. For assessment of late fees check the schedule here.
Financial Aid
  • Information about applying for and accepting financial aid is available at MyUT → My Financial Aid
    • To request additional loan money or return loan money contact the Office of Student Affairs on the Health Science Campus
    • Sign up for Direct Deposit by visiting MyUT → My Accounts → Direct Deposit Authorization
  • Financial Aid Entrance Counseling and Exit Counseling
    • These counseling programs are designed to help borrowers understand the responsibilities and obligations for taking out student loans and information to prepare for repaying federal student loans.
    • The counseling is available on the StudentLoans.gov website.
Scholarships
  • Multiple scholarships are available to University of Toledo College of Medicine students. Visit the Scholarship Search website and enter the appropriate criteria.
  • You will also be notified of scholarships via email, be proactive and start completing applications early when information from the financial aid office is initially sent out.

Academics

the academic enrichment center
  • The AEC provides academic support services for students in the Health Science professional programs by facilitating student engagement and collaboration, fostering self directed learning, and providing resources which contribute to student academic success.
  • Resources provided by the AEC include peer-led group review sessions, individual tutoring (case by case basis), academic counseling and supplemental materials to support student needs.
    • Peer tutors provide large group review sessions throughout the curriculum and drop-in availability in the library during exam weeks. If you want to become a peer tutor there is an application period at the end of M1 year.
    • Academic Counseling is an individual meeting with a professional staff member who can assists students with study skills, time management skills, USMLE test prep, life skills, and much more.
    • The Blackboard page has access to additional resources (study guides, student-created quizzes, etc.)
  • Your Academic Counselor is Stacie Nowak (Stacie.nowak@utoledo.edu)
  • Involvement with the AEC
    • The AEC has an open door policy where appointments are not required. Students are highly encouraged to go to the AEC to seek academic guidance, vent frustrations, support other students and be in a comfortable space.
Academic Calendar
  • Visit the respective year on the MD Curriculum Page for Academic Calendar and Important Dates
grades
  • Pre-Clinical: Blackboard
  • Clinical: MyUT → My Records → Academic Transcript
  • To apply for an official transcript visit MyUT → My Records → Official Transcript - Order Online
  • An enrollment verification letter can be obtained at MyUT → My Records → Enrollment Verification Supporting Lette

Miscellaneous

  • Paper notes are not provided. You are given a printing allowance of 1200 pages per semester.
  • To obtain Health Science Campus door access visit MyUT → My Other Resources → Request Door Access for HSC Proxy Card
  • In order to obtain a parking permit visit MyUT → My Registration Steps → Request/Update Parking Permit
  • Photo IDs can be picked up in the basement of Mulford Library Room 007
  • Locate the emails of fellow students, professors and physicians at MyUT → University Directory
Last Updated: 2/12/20