Grand Rounds

SMHS Student Affairs & Admissions News


Categories: MS2

Volunteer to assist future med students! The SMHS Office of Student Affairs & Admissions will be asking for volunteers to take care of the admissions table on our behalf as we conduct medical school applicant interviews in the next few months. We need volunteers for all but one weekend in November, the first weekend in […]

Campus Updates: Sept. 2019

Categories: Campus Updates

Fargo The Southeast Campus made it through the first proctoring of shelf exams on August 23 with the help of our VA Medical Center neighbors, who pitched in when UND lost their network connections across the state. All staff and students handled the glitch in the system well, and with the exception of starting a bit […]

What I Wish I’d Known

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4

MSI: Medical school is very inflexible. That said, you can still have a life—but plan to be here like a job, knowing you can’t take days off for fun. MSII: There are just so many unknowns, things you never thought you would encounter as problems. Everything is so expensive. I had a career prior to […]


Categories: From the Associate Dean

Greetings, Medical Students, and welcome to the inaugural issue of the SMHS Office of Student Affairs & Admissions newsletter Grand Rounds. Our office will now send out a semi-monthly newsletter designed to provide “just in time” information or (even better) information just slightly before you need it concerning everything from financial aid and curriculum news […]

Getting to know you…

Categories: MS1, Uncategorized

Hello and welcome, MSI students! We are all very excited to get to know you and your classmates. The following are the Student Affairs & Admissions staff who are working every day to make your life easier: Hello! My name is Cindy Stromme, and I am an administrative assistant in the office. I currently work […]

Financial Aid / Resident Tuition

Categories: Financial Aid

North Dakota resident tuition Monday, August 26, 2019, is the last day to apply for North Dakota residency for tuition purposes for the 2019-2020 academic year. If granted, you will have to reapply for the 2020-2021 academic year (and every year after). Residents of North Dakota and their dependents may attend a North Dakota state institution […]

Campus Updates: Aug. 2019

Categories: Campus Updates

Fargo Late spring/early summer is a dynamic time for rising third-year students; the time for seeing patients and working and learning on the wards is finally here. It’s what each student has been waiting for since deciding to become a physician and apply to medical school. For rising fourth-year students, thoughts of career choices, residency […]

The HOST Program

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4

What is the HOST program? HOST stands for Housing Our Students as they Travel. This program matches fourth-year medical students traveling across the U.S. for residency interviews with medical school alumni willing to provide lodging, transportation or general information regarding residency programs. The program has operated for more than eight years and in that time […]

Odds and Ends

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4, Odds & Ends

Know your acronyms AOA: Alpha Omega Alpha is the medical honor society. Students are generally chosen for this society in their junior and senior year. There is a very specific number of individuals that can be inducted from a given class. Dr. Cornelius (Mac) Dyke is the advisor. Stay tuned for more information on exactly […]