Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Requirements for Accepted Students - College of Health Professions

 

Congratulations on your acceptance to Jefferson!

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 Admissions Office 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.

You need to:

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 Admissions Office 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: Upon Acceptance
Due Date: 4 weeks before classes start

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

If you do not comply you will not have access to Blackboard/Banner on the first day of class.

Forms can be found on the University Health Services (UHS) website.

All Jefferson students are expected to use their Jefferson email account when enrolling in ADB. After that:

  • ADB and UHS will review the forms and students will see communications such as correspondence regarding outstanding or insufficient requirements.
    It’s 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 UHS at 215-955-6835 or by email to JeffUHS@jefferson.edu.

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

SUBMIT PROOF OF HEALTH INSURANCE

Start Date: Upon Acceptance
Due Date: 4 weeks before classes start

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

SUBMIT HIPAA & SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Due Date: By first day of class

PAY TUITION AND FEES

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.

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. Part-time General Studies students do not have Department Orientation.

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: 1st Day of Class

Have an official final transcript sent to:

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