Acceptance

CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE

 

In order to accept your position at the University of Virginia, please read the following conditions carefully and respond appropriately.

Submit through DocuSign the

  •  Class Reservation Form
  • Declaration of Meeting Technical Standards Form

Within three weeks of your offer of admission, please return your Class Reservation Form to indicate that you are currently interested in holding a position at the School of Medicine, no deposit is necessary.  You may withdraw from the incoming class at any time without penalty. To withdraw your application at any point, please submit a written request to the Admissions inbox, somadm@virginia.edu.

Satisfactory completion of future course work and degree completion.

All acceptances to the University of Virginia School of Medicine are contingent upon satisfactory completion of all future course work. A grade of “C” will require a written explanation. A grade of “D” or below will result in a re-evaluation of your application. If you have made changes in your course selections after filing your AMCAS application, please notify the Admissions Office in writing. The Admissions Office should also be notified of any decision to take a course for credit/no credit or pass/fail, to audit a course, or to take any remaining courses at a school other than the one indicated on the AMCAS application. The Admissions Office should also be informed if you decide to graduate early or enroll as a part- time student. If you are currently an undergraduate, you must complete all bachelor degree requirements before matriculating at the University of Virginia. If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program, you must complete all advanced degree requirements prior to matriculation.

Submit official transcripts by July 1, 2020.

Although you mailed transcripts to AMCAS at the time you applied, AMCAS does not forward those transcripts to the University of Virginia. You must have official transcripts sent to the Admissions Office from each college or university you have attended, even if those course credits were transferred to another school.  This includes any Study Abroad programs. Student copies are not acceptable. These transcripts will become an official  part  of  your  permanent  medical  school  record  and  will be  used    for  verification  purposes after you graduate from the School of Medicine.

Complete a background check by July 1, 2020.

If legal or criminal proceedings are filed against you prior to matriculation, or if you are the recipient of any institutional disciplinary action, it is your responsibility to inform the Admissions Office immediately. All criminal background checks will be facilitated by AMCAS and conducted through Certiphi Screening, Inc.  You will be contacted by Certiphi via email with instructions on how to begin the required background check. For further details, please see the full Criminal Background Check Policy at: https://med.virginia.edu/admissions/application-process/criminal-background-check/

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification by July 1, 2020.

All incoming medical students are required to provide proof of current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. The Health System requires that this is through the American Heart Association ONLY. The following is the website for the AHA online course http://www.onlineaha.org/.  You are required to take the clinical/skill part in the classroom.

AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool

Plan to Enroll – Applicants are expected to hold only one medical school position (at a time) after April 30 per AMCAS Acceptance protocols.  You may choose “Plan to Enroll” or “Commit to Enroll” after April 30.  In fairness to applicants on the wait list, please make your decision and inform our Admissions Office no later than April 30.

Commit to Enroll – Applicants are required to choose “Commit to Enroll” by July 1, 2020 or their offer may be rescinded.

AMCAS Link: https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/article/amcas-choosing-your-medical-school-tool/

International students

Please complete and submit all documents required by the International Studies Office by July 1, prior to matriculation.

 

Failure to meet these Conditions of Acceptance will result in withdrawal of your offer to the University of Virginia School of Medicine. If you have any questions about these conditions, please contact the Admissions Office at (434) 924-5571.