Welcome to the Health Professions Advising Office!

The Health Professions Advising Office serves all current students and alumni of the University of Maryland, as well as students enrolled in basic sciences graduate programs or the Science in the Evening Program. 

Preview the First-Time Applicant Packet or Re-Applicant Packet


2018 Cycle Applicant Deadlines

NOTE: All HPAO deadlines  for 2018 have passed.  Check back in November for 2019 timeline information.  The new committee packet for the 2019 matriculating class will be posted on December 15, 2017.

**June 16, 2018 is the final MCAT date for priority applicants for the 2019 cycle. July 15, 2018 remains the final DAT date for priority applicants.**

Full Timeline



Kristyn: Mondays 1-4 PM

Nick: Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 AM*

Courtney: Thursdays 9AM-12 PM*

* times are not available for Allied Health Advising

TO UNDERSTAND WHICH ADVISER YOU MUST SEE, visit the advising section.

Appointments and
Intro Workshops

You can see and/or book appointments up to three (3) weeks in advance. You must attend an Intro Workshop before signing up for an advising appointment. Please fill out an Advising Form before you come to the office.

Student Advisory Board Hours

Our Advisory Board is a fantastic resource to get help and support from current students throughout the exploration and application process. Find out more here!

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Join our Listserv!

The HPAO shares important information about events, volunteer opportunities, advising, and more!

To Subscribe: Send an email to listserv@listserv.umd.edu; Leave the subject line blank; In text area write: Subscribe premedadvising + your name 


Quick Links

Committee Letter / Letters of Recommendation / Mock Interview / Interviews / Re-Applicants / Forms / FAQ / Videos & Presentations