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MS4: Noteworthy Characteristics and MSPEs

Categories: MS4

If you haven’t already, please work with your Phase 2 campus dean to discuss the Noteworthy Characteristics section of your Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE). Your Phase 2 Campus Dean will send the final version to SAA to add to the MSPE. You will have a chance to view the first draft of your MSPE […]

MS3: ERAS tokens for the 2024 season

Categories: MS3

ERAS tokens were emailed to current third-year students on June 22, 2022. If you did not receive your token, please check your junk/clutter/spam email folders. Follow the directions in the email to register the token through ERAS. As a third-year student, you are only allowed to register your ERAS token and update the personal information […]

August is National Wellness Month

Categories: Odds & Ends

August is National Wellness Month, and it’s a perfect time to focus on taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally.  Especially during these stressful times, it’s important to make self-care, healthy eating, and stress management a priority in order to feel better than ever! Wellness Month encourages interested participants to take the “I Choose […]

Biochemistry and the medical student

Categories: Academic Support

by Val Becker Advancement of medicine and that of biochemistry are inseparable, and much of modern medicine would not be practiced in the ways they are today without an understanding of how genetic, pathogenic, and environmental factors affect the human body at the biochemical level. Thus, the importance of medical students learning biochemistry is invaluable. […]

Financial Aid: FAFSA

Categories: Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2022-2023 school year is now open! The sooner you complete the FAFSA, the better. Some financial aid funds, such as grants and scholarships, are limited. Don’t miss a dime – file on time! Click here for FAFSA help. Why should you complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA? A new FAFSA […]

COVID-19 and Medical Education: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Categories: Academic Support

COVID-19 has triggered the use of some new methods of learning in medical education. The lessons learned throughout this process have reminded us of the importance of resilience and adaptability in unprecedented times. The Good Online and asynchronous learning meant that students were able to attend Zoom sessions, which eliminated them from travel to and […]

SMHS Office of Student Affairs & Admissions staff

Categories: Academic Support

Listed below are the staff and administration in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Office of Student Affairs & Admissions. Feel free to contact us with questions or concerns! Please send all requests to and we will filter the message to the right people. | 701.777.4221 James Porter | Associate Dean for […]

MS1 in Phase 1

Categories: MS1

Please remember the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions no longer houses your immunization records. Do not email or fax any personal records to All of your records are stored at Myrecordtracker. It is your responsibility to keep your immunization information updated. Myrecordtracker will send you email reminders 30 days before the due date (15 days […]