Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Requirements for Admitted Students - College of Health Professions

Congratulations on your offer of admission!

Please review the requirements and information listed below before you start your classes. Failure to complete the prerequisite requirements will result in denied access to Blackboard/Banner on the first day of class. If you have any questions about completing these requirements, please contact the Office of Admissions at 215-503-8890.

Please use the following information as a checklist to keep track of your requirements as you complete them. We’ve arranged the following tasks by when they require completion in order to ensure you get everything completed on time.

CONFIRM YOUR ENROLLMENT

Due Date:  Listed on acceptance letter

To confirm your enrollment please follow the steps outlined below.

You will receive 2 emails from TJU.Admissions@jefferson.edu within 24 hours of your acceptance.  The first will contain your Banner ID and log-in instructions.  The second will be your PIN. 

  • Select the link:  Confirm Your Enrollment and follow the instructions
  • Part of confirming your enrollment is ensuring the University has the necessary information for you to receive Financial Aid, complete the pre-matriculation process and receive your campus key which is needed to access campus technology.  If you are missing this information, please click on the “Submit Your Missing Information” link and follow the instructions.
  • If you do not have a Social Security number, please contact the Office of Admissions at tju.admissions@jefferson.edu or 215-503-8890.

PREREQUISITE AGREEMENT

Due Date:  1st Day of Classes

Students who received a prerequisite agreement in their acceptance letter must complete this requirement. If an agreement form was not included in the acceptance letter, this requirement is waived.

  • Submission of your enrollment deposit confirms you have read and understand your prerequisite agreement.
  • Complete all of the prerequisite credits/requirements prior to enrollment.

UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION

It’s important all students review and update their HOME and LOCAL ADDRESSES, as well as EMERGENCY CONTACT information on a regular basis.

To do so, log on to Banner Web and click on the Personal Information link.

 

CHECK YOUR JEFFERSON EMAIL

Once you confirm your enrollment, the Academic Service Offices, including Financial Aid, will communicate with you via your Jefferson email address. Check your email with regularity at https://jeffmail.jefferson.edu.

SUBMIT MEDICAL RECORDS

Start Date: January 1
Due Date:  April 30

Begin this process early since it may take up to 8 weeks to complete.

Health requirements and forms can be found here at the Occupational Health Network (OHN) website. Physician Assistant students are in Category B for health requirements.

To complete the health requirements:

  • Print Category B documents and take to your physician.
  • To submit your documents, enroll with American DataBank’s (ADB) Complio System, a company contracted by University Health Services, for a $30 annual subscription fee. ADB is a compliance tracking system where you will load your completed documents.
  • You are expected to use your Jefferson email account when enrolling in ADB.
  • Upload the completed health records into the American DataBank (ADB) Complio System.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to verify that the forms have been reviewed and approved.
  • If the forms have been accepted and are considered complete, the ADB Complio System reads “School Approved.”

Questions may be addressed by phone to OHN at 215-955-6835 or by email to JeffUHS@jefferson.edu.

If you are a current Jefferson Employee, you must visit 
OHN and update your records.

COMPLETE CLINICAL CLEARANCES

Instructions on completing clearances will be provided at a later date prior to January 1, 2019.

SUBMIT PROOF OF HEALTH INSURANCE

Start Date: April 1
Due Date: April 30

All matriculated students must maintain health insurance (Dental insurance is optional).

Student needs to complete the process of either waiving or accepting Jefferson’s Health Insurance plan, online, at firststudent.com.

Instructions to complete the process are available at: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/student-life-engagement/health-dental-insurance/enrollment-waiver.html

PAY TUITION & FEES

SUBMIT HIPAA & SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Start Date: April 1
Due Date: April 30

ATTEND UNIVERSITY ORIENTATION

You’ll receive an Orientation packet approximately one month prior to your scheduled date.

Attendance is mandatory, so do not forget to register.

View Orientation dates here.

View Orietation FAQs here.

ATTEND DEPARTMENT ORIENTATION

This program is coordinated through the individual academic areas. Please contact your academic department or College for information about the date and location of the event.  

The Department Orientation, where you learn the policies, procedures, and standards of your program, is a required component to starting your education at Jefferson. 

SUBMIT FINAL TRANSCRIPTS

Due Date: May 31

At the completion of all outstanding prerequisites, have an official transcript mailed to:

Thomas Jefferson University
Office of Admissions 
130 South 9th Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107