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Professional (P1) Admission Next Steps

We are excited to welcome you into the professional program. These next steps will help guide you through the professional admission process and prepare you for success at the University.

Now that you've been accepted as a professional student, there are a few things you can take care of right now:

Submit Your Deposit

Once you submit your enrollment deposit and intent to enroll form, you can register for New Student Orientation and apply for housing and parking.

Submit Your Deposit Today

Complete the FAFSA

It’s important to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. The FAFSA gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for your education. Access the FAFSA at fafsa.gov.

Complete Your Enrollment

Once you have submitted your deposit, you will have a few more steps to take before you begin your classes:

  1. Submit your final transcripts
  2. Apply for housing (optional)
  3. Apply for parking
  4. Activate your virtual community account
  5. Attend orientation
  6. Activate your University student account
  7. Complete your drug screening
  8. Purchase your laptop*
  9. Submit your health record and emergency contact form*
  10. Ensure you have your required immunizations
  11. Submit your photo for your student ID
  12. Purchase textbooks and course materials for the fall semester

*An active UHSP email account is required before these steps can be completed.

Submit Your Final Transcripts

Contact your previous school(s) to request to have your official transcripts sent to UHSP. Mail all documents to the Office of Admissions at 1 Pharmacy Place, St. Louis, MO 63110.

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Apply for Housing (optional)

South Residence Hall offers flexible, apartment-style living for professional students who want the convenience of living on campus. Housing applications are available online. Living on campus is optional for professional students. For additional questions, contact Maryam Ouechani, coordinator of residence life at maryam.ouechani@uhsp.edu or 314.446.8164.

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Apply for Parking

Parking applications will be reviewed after your enrollment deposit is received, on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking assignments are subject to availability, so it is best to apply early. Learn more about parking.

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Activate Your UHSP Virtual Community Account 

To activate your UHSP Virtual Community account, log in using the personal email address that you used to apply to the University. Once you are logged in, set up your profile, share your goals and add a photo of yourself.

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Attend Orientation

While you may have already visited campus, New Student Orientation is your first introduction to UHSP as a student. During orientation, you'll meet your classmates, interact with faculty and staff and learn more about the University. Professional students are required to attend Transfer Orientation and Professional Orientation.

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Activate Your University student account

This account provides access to the University IT systems, including email and Microsoft Office, and will be needed to complete steps in your enrollment process like submitting emergency contact forms and health records. Follow these steps to activate your University account.

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Complete your drug screening

You will receive an email with instructions on how to complete your drug screening. This screening is required in order to enter the professional program at the University.

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Purchase Your Laptop

All students are required to purchase a laptop computer through the Student Laptop Program

Place your laptop order online at techstore.uhsp.edu.

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Submit Your Health Record and Emergency Contact Form

More information about how to submit your health record and emergency contact forms will be emailed to you. You are required to submit a scanned copy of your immunization record signed by a licensed health care professional prior to the first day of classes.

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Ensure You Have Your Required Immunizations

Immunization Requirements for Incoming Students (must provide copies of documentation for the following):

  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella immunizations (2-shot series) or titers
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) vaccination within the past 10 years
  • Varicella immunization (2-shot series) or titers (history of chicken pox is NOT sufficient)
  • Hepatitis B immunizations (3-shot series)
  • Influenza vaccination (yearly every fall)
  • PPD / TB test (must provide copy of documentation of results)
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required. Read more here.
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Submit Your Photo for Your Student ID

Submit a color photo of yourself in front of a plain, single-color background for your student ID card. Please email submissions by Monday, Aug. 2 to Sandy Scott, administrator, parking and access services, at sandy.scott@uhsp.edu.

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Purchase Textbooks

Purchase textbooks for the fall semester by Monday, Aug. 9. 

Once you have registered for courses and activated your University student account, visit Campus Web to purchase your course materials and textbooks via the online bookstore. Shipping to campus is free. 

Once you receive an email notification that your textbooks have arrived on campus, you can pick up your textbooks at the package pick-up counter located in the South Residence Hall.

Orders must be placed by Monday, Aug. 9 to ensure your materials are delivered before the first day of classes.

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If you have any questions or need any assistance with your next steps, we are here to help. Please contact the Office of Admissions or your admissions representative at 314.446.8328 or admissions@uhsp.edu.

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We're here to help you take the next step. We can't wait to welcome you to UHSP.