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The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) welcomes students who are in good academic standing and are in their final clinical year of medical school education to participate in our International Visiting Student Elective program. We offer a variety of electives at UMMS teaching sites. Electives for visiting students are available on a competitive basis from September to April each academic year.
UMMS accepts applications for electives twice per calendar year. The deadline to be eligible for an elective offered in the Fall Semester (September, October, November, and December) is April 1. The deadline to be eligible for an elective offered in the Spring Semester (January, February, March, and April) is August 1.
|Fall Semester (Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec)||AY 15-16|
|Application Deadline||April 1|
|Final Decision post-marked by||June 1|
|Spring Semester (Jan, Feb, March, April)||AY 15-16|
|Application Deadline||August 1|
|Final Decision post-marked by||October 1|
Applications received after the published deadlines will not be eligible for an elective.
Please Note: Changes to an International visiting student's elective schedule are not allowed once the student has arrived in the United States.