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 interested in pursuing a career in the health professions.


Prospective students to the University of Maryland should contact the Office of Admissions for more relevant information.

Preview the 2020 First-Time Applicant Packet or Re-Applicant Packet



First-time Applicants: March 23, 2020, 4:30 PM

Re-Applicants: May 11, 2020 4:30 PM

Full Timeline is here!


April 2, 2020

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!


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

See the schedule below and our events calendar for more information.

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

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

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Pre-Health Interests

Find out about pre-reqs, clinical opportunities,
and more for each different health profession.


Getting What You Need

Ready to take the next step? Check out our resources on gaining clinical, volunteer, research experience and so much more.

The Committee Process

Read up on the committee process, how to obtain a committee letter, and what to do with it once you have it.

Are you ready to apply?

Do you think that you are ready to apply to professional school this year? Check out these links to help you decide.


Quick Links

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


HPAO is a 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 impact.  To see more about our status & the program itself please visit their website here