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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 Commencement

    Friday, August 16, 2019
    Moody Gardens Convention Center
    Galveston, TX

    Event Information

    2024 Commencement
    , 2024 - -
    Moody Gardens Convention Center - 7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77554 United States
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  • SHP News & e-Newsletter

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    Respiratory Care students win at TSRA annual meeting

    July 13, 2023

    The SHP Respiratory Care Masters students and faculty travelled to the Texas Society for Respiratory Care annual meeting in Waco, Texas the week of July 6-9. The students had a team that won third place in the student knowledge competition (Sputum Bowl).

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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