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There are many important things you need to know as a pre-health student. Explore our website to familiarize yourself with the Health Sciences, the pre-health programs offered at UNK and the steps necessary to be a successful student!
Elizabeth Stout and Sarah Jones cover advising for New Student Enrollment (NSE). See the list below to determine which pre-health advisor you will need to see for the academic year.
Peggy Abels, Health Science Programs Director, is your advisor if your program is:
Elizabeth Stout, Assistant Director of Health Science Programs, is your advisor if your program is:
Sarah Jones, Pre-Nursing Advisor is your advisor if your program is:
If you have declared a major, you will also have a major advisor assigned to you. Other scholarship or special programs may also assign an advisor to you, such as the Thompson Scholars or Honors Programs. If you have specific questions regarding your major or scholarship programs, we encourage you to ask your other advisor to address those questions.
Email is the best way to contact Peggy (firstname.lastname@example.org), Elizabeth (email@example.com) or Sarah (firstname.lastname@example.org) throughout the summer months. You may also contact your Pre-Health Advisor by calling Health Sciences at 308-865-8260.
It is the student's responsibility to report any courses not taken at UNK to their advisor!
First, make sure you tell your advisor that you have college credits you are planning to transfer to UNK. Next, be sure to tell your advisor the names of the courses that you have taken and are planning to transfer. Finally, make sure that you have an official transcript from the institution granting credit sent to the Office of Student Records and Registration at UNK. If you have further questions regarding transfer credit, you may contact the Office of Student Records and Registration at 308-865-8527 or email@example.com.
Additional information may also be found on their website: http://www.unk.edu/offices/registrar/index.php
The office is located in Bruner Hall of Science, Room 170. (directly across from the Planetarium)
Yes, you may make changes to your schedule. You are able to make changes to your schedule through the first week of classes each semester (fall or spring). If you would like to make changes, please contact Peggy, Elizabeth or Sarah for assistance.
We would love to have you join the Club! Be sure to check your LoperMail for your weekly edition of the Health Science Weekly newsletter. This will include information on upcoming activities. You may also like our page on Facebook to learn more about us.
Investigate the career you are interested in pursing to find out it is all about! Job shadowing or interviewing a healthcare professional in the area in which you are interested is a great way to learn more. Volunteer at a hospital or clinic if possible.
Check out Preparing for a Healthcare Career: The Basics handout for more information.