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Welcome Class of 2026

We are very excited to welcome you as the eighth class of the 4 year SCM Track in Tulsa! 

We have included information below to help you begin your path towards becoming a physician.  This page will be updated as new information becomes available.  Many of the tasks below will be updated during the summer months.

Class of 2026 Summer Institute & Orientation

Summer Institute Dates: August 14 - 17

Times are tentative. 

  • August 14 - 1:00pm to 7:30pm
  • August 15, 16 and 17 - 8:00am to 5:00pm (Possible social events in the evening)

Locations: 

  • 2022 is planned as an in person event.  
  • OU Tulsa Schusterman Campus (4502 East 41st St, Tulsa, OK)
  • Tulsa Community Locations

Prologue Orientation Dates: August 18 and 19

  • August 18 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • August 19 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Dress: Men - Dress shirt with tie, dress slacks, and dress shoes; Women - Blouse with dress slacks or skirt.

Locations:

  • Thursday - OU Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center
  • Friday - OU Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center

White Coat Ceremony and Anatomical Donor Lunch

Anatomical Donor Program

Traditionally, students  host family and friends of the anatomical donors at a luncheon during Orientation to learn more about the lives of those who have given so much to the education of our first year medical students.

After 2 years of an alternate event, we plan to hold this years luncheon once again in the traditional format.  Additional information will be coming soon with regards to this opportunity.  

White Coat Ceremony

The School of Community Medicine White Coat Ceremony for the MD Class of 2026 and the PA Class of 2024 will be discussed and information will be shared with the classes. 

The ceremony is traditionally held in August for incoming students.  Final details for the event are not yet avialable. More info to come.  

 

Immunizations, Compliance Requirements and the Complio System

Starting  with 2021 we began using a new compliance system called Complio. You can read more about it on this page.  You will receive a detailed email at the beginning of April with info about using the Complio system. You are expected to be fully compliant by August 17.  


Vaccines
You will upload proof of each required vaccine to the Complio system.  You will work with the Student Health Clinic located in  OU-Tulsa Student Affairs, 4502 E. 41st Street, Room 1C76, Tulsa, OK 74135 to complete any missing vaccinations.  

To help you prepare for what is needed, you can review this form that lists all requireed vaccinations.  This is for your reference. You do not need to complete this form at this time.  

If you seek approval of vaccine declination for any immunization, you will need to complete the form in Complio to request. This form will not be available in Complio until April 15.  Please take no action related to this until that time.   

 

TB Skin Test

The TB skin test is a two step test with the second TB skin test being conducted during Summer Institute on all new medical students. You will need to have the first step done 1 - 3 weeks before August 18.  You will upload results to the Complio System. 

Other Compliance Requirements

The Complio System will require proof of several trainings, certificates, acknowledgments and more.  

Academic Calendar

First Day of Classes

Monday, August 22, 2022, 8:00 A.M.
Classes begin.  If classes are subject to change, you will be notfied. 

Academic Calendar

2022 - 2023 Academic Calendar

This calendar provides an overview of the academic year encompassing the four medical school classes for both the Oklahoma City and Tulsa School of Community Medicine campuses.  It includes first and last day of classes and holiday breaks.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance Coverage

All HSC students are required to have health insurance while attending the HSC Campus. You may either participate in the student sponsored health insurance policy or show proof of acceptable insurance coverage by a recognized health insurance. A student who is found to be uninsured will receive notification from HSC Student Affairs and their academic dean’s office.
Click Health Insurance and Regents Policy for more information. 

More information about Student Health can be found at the OU-Tulsa Student Health webpage.

Student ID

You will receive an email in late-July when you are enrolled and IDs are ready to be processed.  You will not be able to receive a student ID until this time.

Please stop by the Enrollment and Student Financial Services office to obtain your Student ID. This ID and number will be used during exam days.  The fee is $10 and they take cash or checks. The office is location in the main administration building across the hall from Founders Student Center in room 1C114.

Laptop Requirements

All students in the OU College of Medicine are required to own a laptop computer to access the extensive online resources available through the college's Hippocrates website as well as other computer-based resources including online quizzes and exams.

OU College of Medicine laptop requirements can be found here.

Free Microsoft Software
Students can now download Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows completely free.
Click here for more details.

Textbook list for 2022 - 2023

The updated list for the Class of 2026 should be available mid Summer. 

These textbooks can be purchased from the Ratcliffe's near the OUHSC campus in Oklahoma City.  They are more than happy to ship items to Tulsa if you choose to purchase from them over the phone.

Drug Screens

These are now completd as part of the Complio process.  

BLS for Healthcare Providers

As incoming Medical Students you will need to have your BLS for Healthcare Professionals certification up to date.  You may take this course anywhere that offers the Healthcare Professional version. A couple of options are the Student Nursing Association here on campus and St. John's Medical Center who offer these courses at a discounted rate for SCM students. 

  • OU-Tulsa Student Nursing Association ($40 cash or check)

Dates Available:

  • Coming Soon!

This must be completed before August 15th.

Once you have completed certification, you will upload your card to the Complio system. 

Financial Aid

http://www.ouhsc.edu/financialservices/SFA/
Financial Aid assists with the financing of students’ medical school education.  The Financial Aid Office offers information on federal, state, and institutional programs, loan counseling, loan repayment, and program cost estimates.  Financial Aid is located in the David L. Boren Student Union, Third Floor and the contact information is financial-aid@ouhsc.edu, 405.271.2118, and fax 405.271.5446.

Doug Allen is our Tulsa campus representative and is in room 1C114 located here on the Tulsa Campus in the main administration building.  You can contact him by email or phone at 918.660.3387.

Email Account and OUHSC Username/Password

You will receive information from IT about setting up your OUHSC email account. 

If you have not received your HSC Email address and/or have questions please contact the main OUHSC IT Service Desk at 405-271-2203. They will provide you with your account information and any additional steps if needed.

If you need additional assistance the OU Tulsa IT Help Desk may be reached at 918-660-3550 or you may stop by room 1C65 in the main administration building.

OU Tulsa Parking

OU Tulsa parking is considered open parking except for the first level and the ramp to the second level of the parking garage next to the Schusterman Center Clinic.  Parking forms and vehicle registration information can be found on the OU Tulsa Police site.  Additional information on parking policies may be found here.  You will need to have this completed prior to August 18th