New Student Checklist


The following are detailed in the New Student Handbook.

Step 1: Immunization

Information pertaining to immunization requirements and frequently asked questions can be found at Student Immunization Records.

Step 2: Veteran Services & Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid and scholarships as needed; obtain veteran benefits information.

Step 3: My Student Center  Use your assigned username and password to access the many features located via your My Student Center.

Step 4: E-MAIL Account

You have been assigned a UTHSCSA.Livemail  e-mail account. Once you register as a student here, all official school communications will be sent to your HSC student e-mail address.

Step 5: Registration

More information regarding registration and deadlines will be e-mailed to you. You may be required to complete online self-registration.

Step 6: Parking and Student ID

A Parking Permit is required if you plan to park or drive on campus.  Purchase online. 

An HSC ID Card will be required of all students. See University Police website.

Step 7: Health Insurance

Consider your health insurance coverage and declare your choice in My Student Center.

Step 8: Pay Tuition and Fees

Pay your Tuition and Fees.

Step 9: Get Secure

Secure your laptop.  See Laptop Security Tips.

Step 10: HSC Alerts

Sign up to receive UT Health Science Center’s text message and e-mail notification system for emergencies and campus closures.

Step 11: Release of Student Records

Update your FERPA Restrictions and manage your Directory Information.

Step 12: Other Requirements

Please contact your Dean’s Office or Program administrator for any other additional requirements such as welcome ceremonies.