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Academic and Student Affairs

Welcome to SHP!

Where to Begin First?

COVID-19 Campus Information & Resources

You should have or will receive a formal letter of acceptance, by mail/email from the department. Please carefully read through this letter and complete all department specific requirements.

Once accepted, all official communication will be sent through your UTMB email account. Therefore, you will be responsible for checking your UTMB email regularly.

To ensure that your matriculation is complete, please download and use the Student Checklist and Welcome Guide to complete all university required items before you arrive for New Student Orientation and classes.

Direct all questions and concerns regarding your background check to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs via email at

Welcome from Academic and Student Affairs

Christine Baker

Through your dedication to your academic goals and with the support of family, friends and faculty, you are about to embark on a new challenge. The Office of Academic and Student Affairs join your faculty in welcoming you to a new family of individuals who are dedicated to your educational and professional growth and success. Our team will support your academic and clinical training needs throughout your time at UTMB.

Feel free to contact us at or 409-772-3030. No matter whether you have tutoring needs or want to find out how to be involved in Student Government, we are here for you.


Christine P. Baker, PT, EdD
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
UTMB Health, School of Health Professions
Ruby Decker Endowed Professor
Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Contact Us

Office of Academic and Student Affairs
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1036
O: SHP/SON 4.224
P: 409-772-3030
F: 409-772-1550

Site managed by the School of Health Professions • Last Updated: 05-JUL-2022