Visiting Students

Get the Dell Med experience: Train under leading experts in various fields and explore the vibrant city of Austin as a visiting student.

Fourth-year medical students from institutions accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or American Osteopathic Association are eligible to complete an elective course at Dell Medical School if admitted to the school. Submit your application starting April 1 using the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS). 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 VSAS.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Status as a fourth-year medical student at an institution accredited by the LCME or American Osteopathic Association
  • Good academic standing
  • Completion of your school’s clinical core clerkships
  • A passing score in either the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 (various electives may require a higher score)

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