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  • Academic Calendar

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    3JanuaryRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Spring 2024 (all students)
    4JanuaryClasses Begin - Spring 2024
    15JanuaryMartin Luther King Day - School Closed
    19JanuaryLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Spring 2024 (Census Date)
    11-15MarchSpring Break Holidays (Monday – Friday) - No Classes (Subject to change)
    May not apply to all programs.
    1AprilOnline Registration for Summer 2024 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
    1AprilLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Spring 2024
    15AprilStudy Day – No Classes
    16-19AprilFinal Examination Period
    19AprilLast Day of Spring 2024 Semester (Diploma date – April 24, 2024)
    26AprilGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Spring 2024 (All Students)

    Last Updated: 08-DEC-2023

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  • Upcoming Events

    2024 SHP Fall New Student Orientation

    -, 2024 Levin Hall - 102 Market St, Galveston, Texas 77555 United States

    New Student Orientation (NSO) is a program aimed at providing an introduction to life on campus, in the classroom, and at UTMB. All new students are required to participate in NSO onsite. Distance students will have an online orientation program. More Info: https://www.utmb.edu/shp/asa/orientation

    2024 Commencement

    , 2024 - - Moody Gardens Convention Center - 7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77554 United States

    More Info: https://www.utmb.edu/shp/asa/commencement

    Physical Therapy (Hybrid & Residential DPT)2026 Professional Ceremony

    , 2024 - - William C. Levin Hall Auditorium (2nd Floor) - 1006 Market Street, Galveston, Texas 77550 USA

    The Hybrid & Residential DPT 2026 Professional Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2024, from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Levin Hall Auditorium. A reception to follow in the foyer. More details coming soon.

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  • SHP News & e-Newsletter

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    Respiratory Care earns 2023-2024 AARC Apex Recognition Award

    Feb 23, 2023, 18:31 PM by UTMB SHP

    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Department of Respiratory Care in the School of Health Professions (SHP) recently earned the American Association for Respiratory Care Apex Recognition Award. To receive this highly sought after recognition, respiratory therapy programs must demonstrate best practices in the profession. 

    Our SHP Department of Respiratory Care was one of only 29 recipients across the United States for this year’s recognition. The Apex Award distinguishes programs for their commitment to excellence in professional development and the education of respiratory therapists to deliver the highest quality of care and elevate the respiratory therapy profession. Our team has worked hard to provide this outstanding level of education to our students while also seeking out opportunities to grow our program and the profession.

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University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
School of Health Professions
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1028

SHP Mission

The mission of the School of Health Professions is to provide excellent and innovative education integrated with high impact research and quality clinical experiences producing healthcare professionals that advance the future of healthcare.

SHP Vision

The School of Health Professions envisions a multi-disciplinary school engaged in diverse, collaborative, and innovative solutions that produces future healthcare professionals and clinicians who provide world class patient care and cutting-edge research.

SHP Values

All constituents of the School of Health Professions practice the values endorsed by UTMB:

  • We demonstrate compassion for all.
  • We always act with integrity.
  • We show respect to everyone we meet.
  • We promote excellence and innovation through lifelong learning