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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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    A Heartfelt New Year's Message from the Dean of the School of Health Professions

    Jan 3, 2024, 18:31 PM by UTMB SHP

    David Brown

    As we bid farewell to the past year and embrace the dawn of a new one, I am filled with gratitude and optimism. The journey we've collectively undertaken at the School of Health Professions has been marked by resilience, dedication, and a shared commitment to advancing healthcare education, research, and service.

    Our community has demonstrated remarkable strength and adaptability in the face of challenges. Together, we have navigated uncertainties, overcome obstacles, and emerged even more united in our mission to shape the future of healthcare professionals.

    As we step into 2024, let us celebrate the accomplishments that have brought us to this point and reflect on each member of our school's invaluable contributions. Whether in the classrooms, laboratories, clinical settings, or the broader community, your passion and expertise have left an indelible mark.

    May the coming year bring new opportunities for growth, learning, and collaboration. Let us embrace innovation, foster inclusivity, and continue to uphold the highest standards of excellence in the education of health professionals. Together, we will inspire the next generation of healthcare leaders and make a lasting impact on the well-being of individuals and communities.

    I extend my heartfelt wishes for a Happy New Year to every one of you. May the year be filled with joy, fulfillment, and success in all your endeavors.

    Thank you for your unwavering dedication to the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Here's to a year of continued progress and shared achievements.

    Warm regards,

    David A. Brown, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FASAHP
    Senior Vice President and Dean
    School of Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
School of Health Professions
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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