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

March 1: 



May 9: 

 for all First-time and Re-Applicants 

Note:  May 9 is the final pre-health packet deadline for ALL applicants in the 2018 applicant cycle, both first-time and re-applicants.

Full Timeline



Summer Walk-Ins - Walk-ins will continue until September 8, at which point we will revert back to the usual appointment and walk-in system. Additional walk-in hours will be added for the first ten days of class. Check back for that schedule.

Kristyn: Tuesdays 1PM-4PM (Cancelled 8/15 and 8/22)

Nick: Tuesdays 9:30AM-11AM* & Thursdays 1:30PM-3PM* 

Wendy: Wednesdays 9AM-12PM

Courtney: Thursdays 9AM-12PM*
Courtney is available to see all students interested in medicine or dentistry this summer, regardless of class year. Her regular advising load will begin in the fall

* times are not available for Allied Health Advising

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

Appointments and
Intro Workshops

NO SUMMER APPOINTMENTS! We will post fall appointment times in mid-late August.

You can see and/or book appointments up to three (3) weeks in advance. 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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To Subscribe: Send an email to listserv@listserv.umd.edu; Leave the subject line blank; In text area write: Subscribe premedadvising + your name 


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