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Student Services

The Deanship for Student Affairs is responsible for the development, coordination and supervision of programmed activities for students handled through the offices of Admissions, Guidance and Counseling, Financial Aid, Student Health Services, Quality of Life and Cultural Activities.

  1. Office of Admissions The Central Office of Admission's main responsibilities are to offer information regarding admissions requirements and procedures, distribute and collect admission applications, prescreen completed applications, and refer them to the schools  admission's committees for consideration,
  1. Financial Aid Office It is in charge of providing financial aid to qualified students whose financial resources are not sufficient to cover their educational expenses.
  1. Guidance and Counseling Office - This  office complements the educational process by contributing to the physical, mental, social and emotional development of students.
  1. Student Health Services Health services are offered by a physician and a registered nurse at the Student Health Clinic. Dental emergency services are offered in coordination with the Dental Clinic of the School of Dentistry. Students needing acute emergency care are referred to the Emergency Room of the Puerto Rico Medical Center, or to private hospitals in the community.
  1. Cultural Activities Office It provides activities for the cultural development of students and the campus community. These include concerts, conferences, dances, lectures, films, variety shows, and plays offered throughout the academic year.
  1. Quality of Life Office This office promotes quality of life and wellness among students through various activities. These include, but are not limited to, fitness and aerobic classes, psychological counseling, workshops, special interest conferences, and participating training, according to students identified needs during each academic year.

Campus Government Student Representation

Each year, Medical Sciences Campus students meet for the purpose of electing class boards, school student councils, and the General Student Council, as well as for appointing representatives to institutional bodies.

Room and Board

The University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, does not offer room and board services, but there are many private facilities near the campus available for students.

Student Membership in Professional Associations

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American Medical Student Association

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American Medical Association, Puerto Rico Chapter-Student Section

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Family Medicine Interest Group

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American Student Dental Association

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 International Association of Dental Students

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Academy of Students of Pharmacy

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Puerto Rico Association of Speech Pathology and Audiology- Student Chapter

Professional Fraternal Organizations

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Alpha Omega Alpha A medical honor society

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 Omicron Kappa Upsilon A honorary dental professional fraternity

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Phi Lambda Sigma A national pharmacy leadership society

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Rho Chi Society Membership represents an honor bestowed on junior or senior pharmacy students

 

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