access intranet after hours circle-arrow apply blog caret circle arrow close closer look community outreach community outreach contact contact us down arrow facebook lock solid find a provider find a clinical trial find a provider find a researcher find faculty find-a-service how to apply join leadership left arrow locations logo make a gift map location maximize minimize my chart my chart notification hp notification lp next chevron right nxt prev pay your bill play previous quality and safety refer a patient request a speaker request appointment request an appointment residents corner rss search search jobs Asset 65 submit a story idea symptom checker Arrow Circle Up twitter youtube Dino Logo External Link University Logo Color University Logo Solid Health Logo Solid Arrow Right Circle Book Calendar Date Calendar Search Date Diploma Certificate Dollar Circle Donate Envelope Graduation Cap Map Pin Map Search Phone Pills Podcast

2019 New Student Guide

We are so excited to have you join our newest group of incoming students. CHP’s faculty and staff have been busy preparing for your arrival. Now it's time for you to prepare (not that you haven't been doing that the past 2 to 3 years). The checklist below will help with your transition to MUSC. Between now and the start of your first semester, work through the material as you are able and as items are activated. During the process, please contact your student services program coordinator with any questions.

Again, welcome to the College of Health Professions at MUSC. We are confident you have made a great choice.

Best wishes,
Dr. Karen Wager
Associate Dean for Student Affairs

New Student Orientation Checklist

Start Here

  • Program Specific Information: Visit your program orientation page to find supply and book lists, program calendars, class schedules, etc.
  • Financial Aid: If applicable, apply for financial aid. For questions, contact finaid@musc.edu / 843-792-3281
  • Off-Campus Housing: If needed, review the Off-Campus Housing Guide and Roommate Finder managed by the Office of Education and Student Life.
  • Laptop Requirements: Verify adherence to program specific laptop requirements, hardware and software standards.
  • Immunization Requirements: Begin this process by reviewing the Mandatory Immunization Requirements Form and collect your applicable medical records. For questions, contact 843-792-3664. (Not required for DHA, EMHA, BSHS, MSHI, and DNAP-PM programs.)
  • Disability Services: If you will be requesting ADA accommodations, please be sure to contact the CHP ADA Coordinator, Cami Meyer at meyec@musc.edu, regarding any questions on MUSC ADA policies or procedures.
  • Final Transcripts: If applicable, submit your final official transcript(s) to the Office of Enrollment Management: 45 Courtenay Drive, Room 359, MSC 203, Charleston, SC 29425. For questions, contact oesadmis@musc.edu.

Complete Before Orientation/First Day of Classes

MUSC NetID Activation Required to Proceed...

  • MUSC NetID: Approximately 45 days prior to your start term you will receive an email including MUSC NetID activation instructions. Act on these to access you MUSC email account, Moodle, life.musc.edu and several other student systems and resources. 
  • CHP Orientation (online): Complete the CHP Orientation. This online guide will direct you through the remaining items needing completion prior to your in-person Orientation.
    • CHP Policies and Procedures
    • MUSC Honor Code
    • MyQuest
    • Technology
    • The MUSC Life Portal
    • Student ID Badge
    • Parking
    • Immunization Records (LifeNet)
    • Financial Resources
    • Health Insurance
    • On-Campus Orientation Details

Orientation Reminders

  • Parking Pass: Orientation parking passes will be in the online guide. Print & place on the dashboard of your car while parking in the designated area.
  • Laptop: Bring your laptop to orientation. This is especially needed for your technology session.
  • Locker: If applicable, you can request a locker assignment in the Office of Student Life.