What to Expect

Due to continued concerns with the highly infectious COVID omicron variants,  precautionary measures are still being imposed. Campus visits in the Fall will be delivered via a hybrid model. So long as it is possible, we will host in-person small group visits for classes with 25 students or less.  We will also continue to offer virtual visits as well Please see descriptions of our Fall 2022-Spring 2023 programs below.

For Teachers or Groups, the opportunities for your classes are

A Virtual Campus Visit to UT Health San Antonio. These sessions will be conducted via zoom. ORSO team will help students picture themselves at UTHSA through a pictorial montage of our campus. (30-45 minutes, offered Tuesdays and Wednesdays at time best for your class)

An In-Person Campus Visit to UT Health San Antonio. These sessions will be conducted on campus. Visiting students are highly encouraged to wear masks while on campus. ORSO team will help students picture themselves at UTHSA through delivery of an overview of our programs coupled with a walking tour of campus.  (120-150 minutes, offered Thursdays or Fridays, at time best for your class; coupled with a hands-on lab or leadership activity of your choice) Please note that as of 11/03/2022, all in-person visit slots are filled through the end of the Fall Semester. We are encouraging schools to sign up for dates in the Spring Semester, as most Thursdays or Fridays in 2023 are currently still available. We look forward to seeing you. Thanks for your understanding and interest in our institution! We look forward to meeting you and your students!

Please do note that campus visit requests are intended for group visits of 15-25 students at this time. On occasion, groups are gathered to create larger groups based on room availability and group interest. Our campus does not offer campus visits for individual students at this time. If you are an individual seeking information about one of our schools please complete the form below and we will be happy to send you an informational packet.

An Overview Presentation of Opportunities in the Health Professions. This presentation will address the career opportunities in the health professions offered at UTHSA and discuss things students should focus on to become competitive applicants for entry into professional programs.

Scholar Skills Development Workshops. These presentations are interactive sessions discussing character traits important in the pursuit of a health profession and in life in general. Topic choices are Gratitude, Empathy, Patience, Importance of Communication, Respect, Trust, Positive Attitude, Leadership, Accountability, Achieving Balance, Compassion, Importance of Authenticity and the Value of Commitment.

NOTE: Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy Application Information will be published in November for the next application cycle, and school-based nominations will be due via email to Ms. Kristen La Porte on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 5:00pm! 

Application Preparation Workshop Sessions.  These sessions are specifically for students who have been nominated as candidates for Voelcker Academy application from their respective schools. Sessions will help prepare students to be as competitive as possible for selection into the Academy.  The sessions will discuss interviewing and essay writing tips as well as professional etiquette. The ORSO team will also answer questions regarding the application process and help candidates feel confident and prepared for the next phase in the application cycle. Candidates or schools can request an application preparation session by emailing our Academy coordinator, Ms. Kristen La Porte, at laporte@uthscsa.edu

Thank-you, once again, for your interest in our programs and in our institution.

Open House Days

Open Houses focus on a particular school within the UT Health San Antonio and are geared towards collegiate, pre-professional groups. Learn more about visiting one of the schools on campus.

Open house information

Picture of UT Health San Antonio (ALT C Building)