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Navigate Through Your Educational Pathway

We invite you to join us and learn more about the academic programs available at the School of Health Professions during an Open House session. Our faculty and staff will be available to answer your questions related to you as a prospective student.

Discussion topics include:

  • Prerequisite Advisement
  • Application for Admission Process
  • Interview Dates
  • Degree Tracks
  • Health Professions as they relate to health care delivery and career development
  • Campus Tour (weather permitting)
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Confirmation / Day of Instructions

Unfortunately, email services have made their spam filters more stringent and these tougher guidelines can cause legitimate emails to be mistaken as spam or block them all together. Therefore, we do not send email confirmations. You should have received a screen confirmation when you submitted your RSVP. For more specific day of information, please download and print the confirmation letter below.

Download & Print: Confirmation Letter

2018 - 2019 Open House Dates

Sessions begin promptly at their designated start time and have a scheduled agenda; they are not "come and go" sessions. Please be courteous and arrive on time.

Select program of interest to expand the section and to view session dates offered. Note: Not all departments host monthly open house sessions.

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)

Website: Clinical Laboratory Science

  • Friday, January 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, January 25, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, February 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, February 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, February 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, March 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, March 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, March 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, March 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, April 5, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, April 12, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, April 19, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, May 10, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, May 17, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, May 24, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, June 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, June 14, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, July 12, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214
  • Friday, July 19, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Lab 2.214

For admissions information, please contact clsadmin@utmb.edu.

Master of Science in Health Professions

Master of Science in Health Professions (MSHP)

Website: Master of Science in Health Professions

No current Open House sessions scheduled.

Please contact shpmhp@utmb.edu for more information.

Nutrition & Metabolism

Nutrition & Metabolism (N&M)

Website: Nutrition & Metabolism

View: N&M's Virtual Open House (For those unable to attend an on-campus open house)

  • Friday, November 16, 2018
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.444
  • Friday, January 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 1.418
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.418
  • Friday, September 20, 2019
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.418
  • Friday, October 18, 2019
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.418

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT)

Website: Occupational Therapy

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Sessions

  • Friday, March 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, September 20, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304

For admissions information, please contact MOT.Admissions@utmb.edu.


Post Professional Doctorate (OTD) Sessions

  • Friday, March 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, September 20, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA

For admissions information, please contact PPOTD.Admissions@utmb.edu.

Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies (PAS)

The Physical Assistant Studies program has moved over to the School of Medicine.

For open house information, please visit the UTMB SOM Physician Assistant Studies web site.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy (PT)

Website: Physical Therapy

Note: There is a difference between these two programs. The PTA/DPT Bridge sessions are only open to practicing Physical Therapist Assistants.

Traditional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Sessions

  • Friday, January 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, March 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, September 20, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202

For admissions information, please contact utmbdptp@utmb.edu.


Physical Therapist Assistants to Doctor of Physical Therapy (PTA to DPT Bridge) Sessions

  • Friday, January 11, 2019
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, March 15, 2019
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, September 20, 2019
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202

For admissions information, please contact utmbdptp@utmb.edu.

Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care (RC)

Website: Respiratory Care

  • Friday, November 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506
  • Friday, January 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506
  • Friday, February 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506
  • Friday, April 19, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506
  • Friday, May 17, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506
  • Friday, June 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506
  • Friday, June 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506

Parking and Arrival Info

Parking

Public Garage #2 - 1011 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas 77550

Parking cost is the responsibility of attendees. The parking fee in this garage is $1.75 per hour, with a maximum charge of $14 per day.

Visit: UTMB Public Parking website

Directions

School of Health Professions Building

1114 Mechanic Street
Galveston, Texas 77555

To locate our building, please use the UTMB printable campus map (pdf). The School of Health Professions is identified as Building 57.

  1. Take I-45 South which becomes Broadway when you arrive in Galveston.
  2. Continue to travel Broadway turning left at the light at 14th Street.
  3. Proceed on 14th Street to Harborside Drive and turn right.
  4. A few blocks on the right will be the public parking structure (Building P 2).
  5. After parking, exit the garage and walk one block towards Building 17
  6. At this intersection (11th Street and Harborside), take a left and walk one block.
  7. Our building is across the street on the right.

View: UTMB Campus Map for specific building/structure locations

Note: We do have quite of bit of construction in progress so please excuse our detours while we build the future road ahead!