Welcome Class of 2025
We are very excited to welcome you as the seventh 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 2025 Summer Institute & Orientation
Summer Institute Dates: August 15 - 18
Times are tentative.
- August 15 - 1:30pm to 7:30pm
- August 16, 17 and 18 - 8:00am to 5:00pm (Possible social events in the evening)
- 2021 will likely be a hybrid in person/virtual event (more info to come)
- OU Tulsa Schusterman Campus (4502 East 41st St, Tulsa, OK)
- Tulsa Community Locations
Prologue Orientation Dates: August 19 and 20
- August 19 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
- August 20 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Dress: Men - Dress shirt with tie, dress slacks, and dress shoes; Women - Blouse with dress slacks or skirt.
- Thursday - OU Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center
- Friday - OU Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center
White Coat Ceremony, Family Day 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.
This year due to COVID-19 precautions, the meeting may be held in an alternative 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 2025 and the PA Class of 2023 will be discussed and information will be shared with the classes.
The ceremony is traditionally held in August for incoming students. A decision has not yet been made on plans for the Class of 2025 Ceremony, but we do hope to hold an in person event in the Fall Semester. Event capacity and other details will likely be affected COVID-19 precautions. More info to come.
The SCM hopes to offer an in person family day in the Fall of 2021 or Spring of 2022 if current guidelines and restrictions allow.
Immunizations, Compliance Requirements and the Complio System
Starting with this academic year we are using a new compliance system called Complio. You can read more about it on this page. You should have recieved a detailed email with info about using the Complio system. You are expected to be fully compliant by August 19.
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.
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 19. You will upload results to the Complio System.
Other Compliance Requirements
The Complio System will require proof of several trainings, certificates, acknowledgments and more.
First Day of Classes
Monday, August 23, 2020, 8:00 A.M.
Classes begin. If classes are subject to change, you will be notfied.
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 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.
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.
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 2020 - 2021
You can find a list of the necessary textbooks for the academic school year for FY 20 and FY 21.
The updated list for the Class of 2025 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.
Please keep an eye on your OUHSC email account for information pertaining to your mandatory annual drug screens. Our director, Meredith Talley, will be sending this information out during the month of June.
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
July 15, 9am-1:30pm https://signup.com/go/oyfruyN
More dates coming soon!
12 spots available for each class- first come first served
Sign up Link will be placed here.
- St John Medical Center - Please contact Ron Johnson at St. Johns for pricing and registration information. His phone number is 918-744-2878 if you prefer to call instead of email. We recommend taking the class in the second half of July or early August. This must be completed before August 15th.
Once you have completed certification, you will upload your card to the new Complio system that will go live in mid to late April.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 later in the Spring.
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 19th.