First-Time Applicants

The Office of Pre-Professional Services strongly encourages both undergraduate and post-bac students to meet with a pre-health advisor (Dean Pinto-Figueroa, Mr. Fellenz, Mrs. Abreu Morel, & Ms. Ouimet) to assist in the preparation for admission to the health professions and the committee sponsorship process.

The following steps must be completed for first-time applicants:

  • Open a Health Professions File by the fall semester before you intend to apply
  • Attend a mandatory Application Cycle Workshop (Fall semester before applying)
  • Complete Intent to Apply Form (form distributed at the mandatory Application Cycle workshop)
  • Complete Health Professions Committee Application by the deadline indicated in the Mandatory Application Cycle Workshop 

If you are a re-applicant of less than three years, please visit the Re-Applicants page.

*Note:  If you applied more than three years ago, please follow the First-Time Applicant Timeline.



2019 Application Cycle for First-Time Applicants:

Any current Rutgers University-Newark student who is applying to medical, dental, or another health profession graduate program this upcoming cycle andwishes to request a Committee Evaluation Sponsorship Letter must open a Health Professions File by Wednesday, December 13, 2017.

**All students must attend a mandatory workshop to be eligible to participate in the Health Professions Committee Evaluation Process.

The mandatory workshop is scheduled for (select one to attend):

Monday, Nov. 13th (Hill 108, 11:30am-12:50pm) 

Wednesday, Nov. 29th (Hill 105, 2:30pm-3:50 pm)

Monday, Dec. 4th (Hill 108, 11:30am-12:50pm)

For more information about the process or the workshop, contact Pre-Professional Services.