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Visiting Students

Get the Dell Med Experience

Fourth-year medical students from institutions accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) are eligible to complete an elective course as part of the school’s Graduate Medical Education program if admitted. Submit your application starting February 15 using the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO). Applications are due no later than six weeks prior to the start of the rotation.

Our Electives

Elective rotations take place for four weeks at locations throughout Austin. As a visiting student, you will also have access to supplemental training events and resources offered by the school. Housing is not provided for visiting students, but our team can offer guidance upon your acceptance.

Application Details

The Office of Student Affairs processes applications on a rolling basis, and decisions are communicated no later than four weeks before the rotation begins. To learn about the application process and see your status, visit VSLO.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Status as a fourth-year medical student at an institution accredited by the LCME or AOA
  • Good academic standing
  • Completion of your school’s clinical core clerkships
  • A passing score on the USMLE Step 1

Funding & Scholarship Opportunities

Fourth-Year Visiting Elective Funding Support

Prospective visiting students who are interested in completing an elective within the Department of Women’s Health may apply for funding support.

Fourth-Year Visiting Elective Scholarship

Prospective visiting students who are interested in completing an elective at Dell Med may apply for a visiting elective scholarship, funded by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. All specialties are eligible for the scholarship.