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 2019 First-Time Applicant Packet or Re-Applicant Packet


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2019 Cycle Applicant Deadlines

March 1, 2018



May 9, 2018


for all First-time and Re-Applicants

**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.**

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2018 Health Professions School Recruitment Fair

Mark your calendars!

Thursday, April 19 2018 from 4-7 p.m. HPAO and the Career Center will be hosting over 60 schools to showcase their programs for our students in the STAMP Grand Ballroom! 

Be sure to come prepared to ask questions and make a good impression! Check out our website for more details on the event and how to prepare here!

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!

Spring 2018 Hours


Courtney will not be having walk-ins July 16.

Nick will not be having walk-ins on July 26 or 31 as well as August 2, 7, 9, & 16.

Nick: Tues & Thurs 10-11:30
Courtney: Mondays & Wednesdays 1-2:30

Kristyn: Tuesdays 1-4
Wendy:  Wednesdays 9-12

After May 18, the HPAO will go to very limited advising while we focus
on committee letters.  No  appointments will be available, but we will hold walk-in hours three times
a week from the week of May 21-early August for only those students who are in the current applicant cycle
and utilizing the committee process this summer. Please see our advising page for the summer walk-in

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.

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HPAO is Green Office Certified at the Bronze Level through the Office of Sustainability. We believe commitment to our earth is important & that small changes can make the biggest impacts.  To see more about our status & the program itself please visit their website here


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