John Sealy SOM Office of Admissions & Recruitment

I got in, now what?

Congratulations on your acceptance to the John Sealy School of Medicine, Class of 2028!

We know that it has taken a lot of hard work and dedication to get to this point and for that, we applaud your accomplishment. We in the JSSOM Office of Student Affairs & Admissions, along with the John Sealy School of Medicine faculty, are committed to working with you to ensure that you succeed in your academic and professional goals. Please know that our doors are always open to you.

You should have received a formal letter of acceptance via the AMP portal. Please carefully read through this letter and complete all of the requirements for matriculation described.

To ensure you matriculation, please use the checklist on this page to complete all requirements by the specified dates, and before you arrive for New Student Orientation.

I look forward to meeting you personally and extending a warm UTMB and John Sealy School of Medicine welcome.


Dr. Pierre W. Banks
Assistant Dean, Admissions & Recruitment
JSSOM Office of Student Affairs & Admissions

Check List

1. Go to the AMP portal and accept the position.

2. All final transcripts must be submitted directly to the Enrollment Services office by June 15th. More information regarding transcript request will be forthcoming from the Enrollment Services office.

3. Fill out the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Forms — and send as a .pdf to by June 1st.
Please review sample TDCJ Form to ensure you are completing the form correctly.  

4. Complete the Field House Release Form (PDF) and mail to the UTMB Alumni Field House address listed on the bottom of the form

5. All entering students must complete a background and drug screen within 60 days prior to the start of their term. Students will receive a CastleBranch eVite at their UTMB student email, this requirement must be completed by July 1st.

6. Review Tuition and Fee Payment Information

7. Review Housing Options

8. All students that will need on campus parking must purchase it prior to arriving to campus. Purchase parking at, you will need your UTMB credentials to login. Contact the parking office for questions at or (409)266-PARK. You may find additional information here.

9. Review JSSOM Student Computer Requirements

10. All entering students are required to submit proof of immunizations. Upload supporting documentation using the Immunization Information Tile in mySTAR by June 1st.  Please click here for the Immunization Requirements.

11. All entering students must complete an online orientation in addition to the in-person orientation activities. You can access the online orientation at using your UTMB credentials. This step must be completed prior to in-person orientation.

12. Click here for Orientation dates and FAQs.