Visiting Students

Applications for Visiting Students will begin to be accepted on
March 1, 2024

Processing of Applications will begin March 1, 2024 with rotations starting May 1, 2024 through March 2025 for the 2024/2025 Academic Year. 

An Application must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the start of the rotation.

THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS pertain to every VSLO Application an applicant submits to WSUSOM during the 2024-25 academic year. An Application missing a requirement may not be reviewed.

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): PDF or MS Word files only; no page limit.
  • Immunization Form: AAMC Form found in FAQ's and on the AAMC/VSLO Site
  • Medical Liability and/or Malpractice Insurance:  An applicant must have Medical Liability Insurance and/or Malpractice Insurance that will be covered by their Home Institution during their Elective Time; per Instance Insurance: $1,000,000.00, Aggregate Insurance: $3,000,000.00

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your Home Institution must Release your Application for our Office to be able to view it in VSLO.

VIEW ELECTIVE DETAILS IN VSLO TO ENSURE YOU MEET ANY PREREQUISITES.  If you fail to meet the requirements posed by an elective, your application will not be submitted to the program for review.

CONTACTING THE DEPARTMENT OR FACULTY IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED. If you are informed of availability before being extended an offer in VSLO, please be aware that Faculty, Clerkship Directors, and Staff are not necessarily aware of availability. Without an Official Offer extended to you via VSLO by our Office, you may not receive credit for your rotation even if you received a verbal/written offer from a program.

UPON BEING EXTENDED AN OFFER, you have two weeks from the date of notification to accept or decline the offer in VSLO. If no response is received by 5 P.M. EST on the expiration date, the offer will expire in VSLO.

REMEMBER, AN OFFER IS ONLY VALID IF IT IS MADE IN VSLO. If a Visiting Student wishes to receive credit for an Elective, then the offer if a Visiting Rotation needs to be generated by our Office using VSLO. Arrangements made outside of our office will result in a Student not being enrolled and not being provided with a Final Evaluation.

UPON RECEIVING AN OFFER, there is a non-refundable processing fee of $125.00 USD.

  • You will receive a link to CASHNet to pay the processing fee. 
  • The fee cannot be waived for any schools. Please see the Fee Section of our Institution Information webpage in VSLO for more details.

IF YOU DROP AN ACCEPTED OFFER, please immediately notify us at . (Note: The processing fee is Non-Refundable)

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS after reviewing this document and our Visiting Student Website, please contact: