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Admitted Student Checklist

Welcome to the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine! 

We are so pleased you will be joining the OUWB Class of 2019. 

Below is a list of "checklist" items to help you transition into medical school.  Note that we have included contact information should you have any questions.  Please check back often as we will be adding new "to do" items throughout the coming weeks.

If you have questions about an item not listed below, please contact the Admissions Office at medadmit@oakland.edu or 248-370-2769.  We are looking forward to helping you get started!

Checklist
Item   

 Description

 Contact

Due Date

Fingerprinting Application
It is a requirement that all students have a fingerprint on file with the school. The fingerprinting will be done in O'Dowd Hall (on campus) during the first week of classes, but in order to participate you must first complete a Long Term Care Workforce Background Check Application. Please complete the form legibly in blue or black ink by July 1. In the job title field on the form, you will list Medical Student.  The conditional hire date will be August 3, 2015.  Please return it to Stephanie Jurva, Administrative Coordinator, by mail at 2200 N. Squirrel Road, 216 O'Dowd Hall, Rochester, MI 48309; by fax (Attn: Stephanie) to (248) 370-2771; or by scanning and emailing it back to jurva@oakland.edu.   Stephanie Jurva
jurva@oakland.edu
 July 1
On-Campus Housing Contract If you are interested in living on Oakland's campus in the Matthews Court Townhouses, you may register online now! The deadline to have your housing contract signed is July 1.  To register for the Matthews Court Townhouses, please visit the On Campus Housing page.  If you have any questions, please contact University Housing at (248) 370-3570. Stephanie Jurva
jurva@oakland.edu
 July 1
Register for Classes The Director of Records and Registration will register each medical student for their required courses, upon receipt of a completed registration form.  Please return the form by July 1 to initiate the registration and tuition assessment process.  Click here to complete the registration form. 
Janail Silver
silver@oakland.edu    
 July 1
Financial Aid Requirements Financial aid requirement information is typically sent to you via email and/or letter.   You can also check your status online through the SAIL system at https://sail.oakland.edu.   All requirements must be met in order for financial aid to be disbursed.  If you have questions about your package and/or financial aid requirements, please contact OUWB School of Medicine Financial Services at medfinservices@oakland.edu or (248) 370-3611 Jeremy Jones
jjones@oakland.edu
 July 1
Big Sib Mentoring Program The M2s are eager to meet you and offer their words of wisdom. They have created a Big Sib program that will pair each M1 with an M2. The program is voluntary. If you are interested, please sign up here by July 10.   Miriam Bukhsh (M2)
mabukhsh@oakland.edu
 July 10
Activate OU NetID and Email Accounts
As an Oakland University student, you have been provided an OU Net ID and email account.  If you have not already done so, you will need to activate your computing account and email.  You can accomplish this at the Net ID Activation Site.  You will need your Grizzly ID and PIN.  See the admitted student tab in the admissions system for information about your Grizzly ID and setting your PIN.  To log in to your Oakland email, visit webmail.oakland.edu and log in using your Net ID and password. Admissions Office
medadmit@oakland.edu
 July 10
Faculty Dinners RSVP Tuesday, August 4 is Faculty Dinner Night. OUWB Faculty members will be hosting dinner for you (and one to three of your classmates) at their home or a restaurant. This is a great opportunity for you to make a connection with OUWB faculty! RSVP by filling out the Evening Events Registration Form. *Please note: Even if you are not attending the dinner, please fill out this form as it captures food allergy information which we use for future planning purposes.*
Patricia Gillespie
gillesp2@oakland.edu
 July 24
Online Orientation
The Online Orientation module will help you better understand the policies and procedures at OUWB and the broader medical community before you arrive on campus. Consisting of five sections, this required online component should take approximately 30-60 minutes to complete. You can access the module in SoftChalk here. To complete the certification form at the end of each section, you will need to have activated your Oakland University email account and be logged in. Additionally, please be aware of these technical specifications: The SoftChalk software is not supported in Chrome or versions of Internet Explorer earlier than IE9. You will need to turn off your pop-up blocker, and you must have Java, the QuickTime plug-in, Shockwave Flash, and Adobe Reader installed. Colleen Arnett
arnett@oakland.edu
 July 24
Orientation Week Activities
Orientation Week is first and foremost an academic experience. During this first week of classes, we will begin Monday through Thursday at 8 am and end our campus sessions between 4 pm and 5 pm. Included in that academic schedule will be opportunities for you to more deeply experience our community, including a "Sundaes on Sunday" open house, and an afternoon of wellness activities.  More information about "Sundaes on Sunday," the wellness activities, and other offerings is available in the RSVP form, which must be completed by Friday, July 24.  You will need to use your OU NetID to log into MedSync.
Colleen Arnett
arnett@oakland.edu
 July 24
New Student Questionnaire
Each year, we ask our incoming students to complete the New Student Questionnaire as a way for us to learn more about you - as individuals, and as a class. At the White Coat Ceremony, we will also use these responses to introduce the Class of 2019 and celebrate your collective accomplishments and talents. The questionnaire is available in the Class of 2019 MedSync portal here. Colleen Arnett
arnett@oakland.edu
 July 24
White Coat Ceremony RSVP By now you should have received your White Coat Ceremony invitation in the mail. Please RSVP via the link provided in the letter by July 24. Patricia Gillespie
gillesp2@oakland.edu
 July 24
Immunizations By now you should have received a letter about the required immunizations that need to be completed prior to matriculation. Note that some immunization series can take up to six months to complete. If you have not started the process, contact your family physician. Students that are not current with immunizations may be excluded from clinical activities. Visit the immunization website for additional information or to download the immunization form. Due to HIPAA law, all immunization records should be sent to Samantha Damren at damren@oakland.edu or Nancy Jansen at jansen@oakland.edu at the Graham Health Center.
Stephanie Jurva
jurva@oakland.edu
 Aug. 3
Final Transcripts Your final undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts with the degree posted must be received by August 3. Please send them to OUWB School of Medicine Admissions Office, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd., 216 O'Dowd Hall, Rochester, MI 48309. Admissions
medadmit@oakland.edu
 Aug. 3
AAMC Matriculating Student Questionnaire The AAMC asks all new medical students to complete a matriculating student questionnaire (MSQ). You should have received an email from the AAMC in early June. Please take a few moments to respond to the survey - we would really like to have 100% participation.
Dr. Angela Nuzzarello
nuzzarel@oakland.edu
 Aug. 3
Family Friday The Parent Program invites your parents and family members to attend Family Friday during Orientation Week.  This event begins with a breakfast with Founding Dean Robert Folberg, who will speak with your families about OUWB and your journey as an OUWB medical student.  That will be followed by our introduction to Team-Based Learning (TBL) for families, which allows your family members to experience for themselves the TBL approach you will be learning about earlier in the week.  The event will conclude with a session about financial services available through OUWB.  Breakfast will be available starting at 8:00 AM in O'Dowd Hall Room 203, and the program will begin at 8:30 AM.  You can RSVP for your family by clicking here. Richard Kelly
kelley@oakland.edu
 Aug. 3
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