Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Current Student FAQ
Where is the administrative office of the GSBS?
The GSBS main office is located on the 4th floor of the Medical School building, Room 414A.
Where can I find the current Academic Calendar?
The academic calendar can be found here.
How many semester credit hours are full-time graduate students required to take each semester?
Students are required to enroll in a minimum of nine credit hours for each Fall and Spring semester and six credit hours for the Summer semester.
Is health insurance available for students?
All incoming students are required to show proof of health insurance coverage before registering. New students are offered BlueCross BlueShield administered by Academic HealthPlans (AHP) through the Office of Student Services. You will automatically be enrolled in Davis Vision when you are on the AHP plan, but Dental is an extra enrollment process. Students may purchase health insurance through their own carrier.
- Strong vision for MD/PhD Program
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
- 19th Annual UTHSCSA Pharmacology Graduate Student Symposium
Friday, October 5, 2012
- Biochemists receive $1.7 million NIH grant to fight heart disease at the molecular level
Monday, September 17, 2012
- Glenn Foundation gift establishes fellowship, recruits top students to the Barshop Institute