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Orientation Information

Congratulations on your acceptance into University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis!

New Student Orientation is your first introduction to UHSP as an official student. You are now a part of our campus community and orientation is an important piece of learning about that community and your role.

First-Year Programs

Transfer Orientation

Professional Orientation

During orientation, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Get acquainted with the University and your classmates
  • Learn more about what to expect, policies and procedures, meal plans, parking, campus safety, campus technology, academic rigors, etc.
  • Get to know our campus culture and learn more about the University's values and traditions

First-Year Programs

Summer Welcome

During summer welcome, you’ll meet your classmates, interact with faculty and staff, and learn more about campus life. Take a sneak peak at the schedule!

Students may choose to complete one of the following orientation sessions:

  • May 21 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • June 4 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • June 22 | 6-8 p.m. (virtual)
  • July 9 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Aug. 5 | 6-8 p.m. (virtual)

Register for Summer Welcome Today

New Student Orientation (NSO)

NSO is a week-long series of events that provide students with the opportunity to participate in fun activities, make new friends, and learn more about campus resources and academic expectations.

Aug. 14 | Move In Day
Aug. 15-21 | Various Times

Attendance is required throughout the week, so please save the dates in your calendar.

Week of Welcome

Celebrate the first week of classes! Open to all students, Week of Welcome will be full of fun activities and opportunities to make friends across campus. More information to come. 

First-Year Orientation Contact

If you have any questions about first-year programs, please contact Ethan Miller, coordinator for student engagement, at ethan.miller@uhsp.edu or 314.446.8196.


Transfer Orientation

All undergraduate and professional transfer students are required to attend Transfer Orientation. We can't wait to welcome you to campus! View the transfer orientation schedule for a sneak peek at the day.

  • August 16 | 8-5 p.m.

Register for Transfer Orientation

Week of Welcome

Celebrate the first week of classes! Open to all students, Week of Welcome will be full of fun activities and opportunities to make friends across campus. More information to come.

Transfer Orientation Contact

If you have any questions about Transfer Orientation, please contact Kim Hill, director of academic enrichment, at kimberly.hill@uhsp.edu or 314.446.8195.


Professional Orientation

All students entering the Doctor of Pharmacy program are required to attend Professional Orientation and Transfer Orientation.

Students are required to complete Basic Life Support Training prior to the first day of classes. Basic Life Support Training can be incorporated into orientation or completed during the summer.

Week of Welcome

Celebrate the first week of classes! Open to all students, Week of Welcome will be full of fun activities and opportunities to make friends across campus. More information to come. 

Professional Orientation Contact

If you have any questions about Professional Orientation, please contact Tricia Berry, assistant dean of student academic affairs and professor of pharmacy practice, at tricia.berry@uhsp.edu or 314.446.8514.


Registering for Classes

In order to register for classes during New Student Orientation, you must complete all requirements for admission and enrollment and pay your enrollment deposit.

Review the Requirements

We look forward to meeting you and helping you take this important first step in your education.

Take the Next Steps to Enroll

View your enrollment checklist for the steps needed to complete your enrollment. MORE  

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