Pre-Orientation Checklist 2017

Please complete the items on this list by the due date specified. Updates will be added to this site as they become available.

Notice: Many of you have been experiencing difficulties accessing some of the sites on this page. The issue is with your "pre-matriculation" status in Connect Carolina. At 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 10th, the Connect Carolina system will update your status to "matriculation" which should correct the issue you are having with logging in and you should be able to access the links you need by Thursday, May 11th. We apologize for any inconvenience and frustration this may have caused you.

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April 2017

Review Student Housing Options.  Submit a request for a roommate here by TBD but as soon as possible

May 2017

Due May 12:

June 2017

Due June 2:

Due June 15:

  • Create School of Medicine email account. After creating your ONYEN, you must make sure that your PRIMARY email account is set up according to SOM policy: Failure to set up your account will result in you not receiving important information from the School of Medicine. 

    After you have created your primary med school email account, send a screen shot of your med school email account set up to Ms. Reid at:  We will need this information to set up the listserv for the class of 2021.   

  • Complete Immunization Requirements. The School of Medicine has additional requirements above and beyond the state requirements.  If you are admitted to the SOM after May 15, please contact the if a deadline extension is needed.
  • When School of Medicine Requirements are completed please send the printed and signed records to  .

Bernice L. Mayo
Health & Safety, ERAS & NRMP Coordinator
UNC School of Medicine
Student Affairs Office
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-9535
1001 Bondurant Hall CB# 9535

Fax: 919-966-9930

Due June 19: 

Due June 23: 

  • Check your email address.  Make sure that you are receiving emails from the School of Medicine. 
    If you have not received any emails to your account, please contact

July 2017

 July 3: All email communications will be sent to your email account starting today.  Emails will ONLY be sent to your official email address at this point.

Due July 3: 

  • PCC Biographical Sketch form.  Email with questions.
  • Official transcripts submitted to Office of Admissions. 
    • Send final, official transcripts with degree designations, if applicable, from each U.S institution you have attended by July 3, 2017. Forward them to:
      Office of Admissions
      1001 Bondurant Hall CB#9500
      Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-9500.

      If we do not have your final official transcripts by the deadline it may delay receipt of your Orientation materials and may prevent your timely matriculation.

      -- AMCAS will NOT send your transcripts to UNC SOM; it is your responsibility to provide the Admissions Office with your final, official transcripts before matriculation. Please note: your acceptance is contingent upon the successful completion of all course work and degree programs indicated on your AMCAS application or during your interview, and the completion of the immunization requirements for the state of North Carolina and UNC School of Medicine. If you are not in compliance with the required immunizations for the state and the School of Medicine by July 14, 2017, your enrollment will be discontinued.

Due July 12:

Due July 14: 

  • Complete UNC SOM Forms Packet (Complete electronically through DocuSign)
    • You received a link for this packet of forms to your official medical email address in May.  Your electronic signature is required on the packet of documents.  If you have questions about the forms please contact to 
      • Health and Safety Form
      • N95 Respirator Use Form
      • 2017 Confidentiality Statement
      • EPIC Consent Form
  • Campus Safety form opens.  Please complete electronically via DocuSign by August 1.
    • If you have questions, please contact Becca Moss, Interim Registrar, at or (919) 843-7097.
  • Complete OSHA Requirements using Internet Explorer Browser. 
  • Complete HIPPA Requirements
    • Send proof of completion of both OSHA and HIPPA online modules to .
  • Review and Complete Financial Aid Forms.
    • Questions contact Financial Aid via or phone 919-962-6118
  • Optional: Complete LASSI (Learning and Study Strategies Inventory)

  • COMING SOON: Submit CCI laptop choice.  Do not make a submission if you purchase a laptop from another source, such as the Apple Store.

Due July 24: 

  • Review Application Phase options.  You will have the opportunity to complete Application Phase at one of four campuses.  Learn about the campuses and the campus assignment process that takes place in the second semester of your first year.
  • Optional: Select Textbooks to purchase

Due July 28:

  • Complete OneCard picture upload. Please make sure that you follow all instructions otherwise your picture will not be processed.  OneCard picture upload must be completed before Friday, July 28th otherwise it will be the responsibility of the student to visit the OneCard office on Main Campus to pick up their OneCard. 

August 2017

Due August 1: 

  • Complete Campus Safety Form (made available July 14) in DocuSign and was sent to your email address.
  • Complete Computer Set-up Requirements.
  • Review GUTS Modules
  • Optional: Review biochemistry content with The Big Picture, Medical Biochemistry by Lee Jansen and Marc Tischler
  • Download SoftTest for ExamSoft.  Please wait until August 1 to complete download.

Due August 15: 

September 2017

Due September 10: