Transition to UIWSOM MBS

Welcome, Class of 2022!

Below are required activities to assist in your transition to the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine MBS Program. Please be sure to complete the required activities before the first day of orientation. If you have any questions, contact Student Affairs at SOMOSA@uiwtx.edu

Please ensure that you have also completed the matriculation items on the Incoming Students page. Matriculation to the MBS Program is contingent on successful completion of these items in a timely manner.

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The University takes all allegations of sexual misconduct seriously and is committed to providing information, education, resources, support, interim measures and clear direction to University of the Incarnate Word community members to prevent and address such conduct. The University will always attempt to respond to sexual misconduct that it knows or should know about in order to stop prohibited conduct, prevent the recurrence of any conduct of concern, prevent and/or eliminate any hostile environment, and, where appropriate, address any effects on campus from such prohibited conduct.

Assignment: Complete all Title IX modules. To learn how to access these modules please visit the UIW Title IX webpage.

Due Date: UIW takes seriously its responsibility to educate students on the prevention of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and alcohol/drug use. Therefore, you are required to complete online training to address those issues. Failure to complete this training will result in a registration hold being placed on your student account. All modules are to be completed by October 15, 2021.

The UIW Police Department is a multi-service organization. The essence of the Police Mission is to provide effective support, public assistance at every opportunity and a safe environment through safety awareness and law enforcement. This presentation will provide insight on how to stay safe while you’re on campus. General information along with information specific to the Medical Campus.

Assignment: Review the campus safety presentation.

Deadline: This is important information to have prior to arriving to campus and because of this we ask you review the presentation prior to the first day of orientation. With that being said, please complete this training by August 10, 2021

View Campus Safety Presentation

Wellfleet Student Health, located in Springfield, MA, has served the student insurance market for over 25 years and today we proudly serve 200+ Colleges and Universities and over 150,000 students. Wellfleet provides ACA-compliant plans offering unlimited medical coverage and access to a national network of providers provided by Cigna.

Assignment: Review Wellfleet presentation.

Due Date: This is important information to have prior to arriving to campus and because of this we ask you review the presentation prior to the first day of orientation. With that being said, please complete this training by August 10, 2021.

View Wellfleet Presentation

At UIW SOM our learners are presented with many opportunities to have their photos captured at events or being requested for interviews. We wish to highlight our learners when possible, and require you to sign this Media Release Form in order to do so. 

Assignment: Sign the Media Consent and Release Form.

Due Date: We want to ensure all learners can be showcased properly. With that in mind, we ask you to sign the consent form prior to arriving on campus August 10, 2021.

Click Here to Sign

The UIW Libraries actively participate in the life of the university with a focus on developing partnerships and services in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship. Through the use of co-curricular instructional methodologies, innovative approaches in support of scholarship and research, the use of technologies that enhance discovery and knowledge dissemination, as well as providing access to appropriate resources and knowledgeable staff, UIW Libraries help to advance intellectual and lifelong learning of students, faculty, and staff. The programs, services, and collections of the UIW Libraries reflect differing points of view, various cultures, and a global perspective. 

Assignment: Watch the video below to be introduced to the UIW SOM Library.

Due Date: This is important information to have prior to arriving to campus and because of this we ask you review the video prior to the first day of orientation. With that being said, please complete this training by  August 10, 2021.

Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage and application integration. Microsoft OneNote is a program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers users' notes, drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network. These videos from Microsoft Teams and OneNote will teach you how to take full advantage of all the tools available within this program.

Assignment: View the MS Teams and OneNote video trainings.

Due Date: Because you are expected to utilize Teams starting in your first week of class, we would like you to complete the assignment by August 10, 2021.

Click Here to Access Teams Training

Click Here to Access OneNote Training