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Pre-Professional Advising Center

Health Professions Application Workshop

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Information for students applying to health professions programs for fall 2015.

If you are planning to apply to a professional health program-medicine, dentistry, optometry, veterinary medicine, podiatry or physician assistant for fall 2014, you need to attend a Pre-Health Application Workshop. If you are a pre-pharmacy student, contact your pre-pharmacy advisor.

This workshop is REQUIRED if you are interested in the PPAC managing your Letters of Recommendation.

You may register to attend a workshop at 513-556-2166 or by email at

Please include the following information when registering:

  • Full name
  • Date of workshop
  • M#
  • Phone number
  • Type of program (medical, dental, veterinary, optometry, etc.)

    Upcoming Workshops

January 15, 2014  11am-12:30pm
January 23, 2014 11am-12:30pm
January 27, 2014 2pm-3:30pm
February 10, 2014 2pm-3:30pm
February 12, 2014
February 20, 2014

Workshops will be held in 320 University Pavilion

Letter of Recommendation Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation Form (Form is to be given to recommender to include with letter of recommendation.)

  • Letter Submission Form (Form directs where PPAC will send your letter packet. There are two pages to this form.)
    • You may email this form from your UC email account to  Alternatively, you may deliver it to 120 University Pavilion.

  • The PPAC uses AMCAS Letter Service and VirtualEvals to process Letter of Recommendation Packets. 
  • Note to students applying to MD programs: If you plan to use the PPAC Letter Service (to have your recommendations submitted by us to your designated medical schools), please remember to select the "Letter Packet" option in the Letters of Evaluation section of your AMCAS application. If you believe that it is necessary to customize your letters for particular schools, please schedule an appointment with a PPAC advisor to discuss this process.


Letter of Recommendation Forms are to accompany each submitted letter of recommendation no later than Monday, June 2, 2014.

Letter Service Form:  Please submit this form only once you know that all of your letters of recommendation have been received at the PPAC.


Uptown campus students applying to pharmacy school should contact the Pre-Professional Advising Center at 513-556-2166 or via email at


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