MS4 Scheduling Workshops

Updated documents will be added here as they become available.

Mandatory Sessions are Bold

  • Nov 16, 2023 @4pm: Taking a Gap Year | Zoom | Video
  • Dec 4, 2023 @4pm: Scheduling Meeting | Audio | Video
  • Jan 3, 2024 @4:30pm: Step 2 Reg. & Timing | PPT | Video
  • Jan 4, 2024 @4pm: Navigating VSLO | PPT | Video
  • Jan 31, 2024: POM3 Junior Senior Advising Day
  • Feb TBD, 2024: The Residency Application Overview
  • Mar-May: Personal Statement Writing Workshops
  • Apr TBD, 2024: Preparing for your OSA Meeting and MSPE
  • Apr: OSA Specialty-Specific Advising
  • Apr TBD: The Preliminary and TY Application
  • May-Jun: Personal Statement Writing Workshops
  • Aug 6 @4pm: ERAS Updates
  • Aug: Interview Workshops, Mock Interview Programs
  • Mar: Match Week Workshop

Scheduling Meeting Documents

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Mandatory Advanced Clinical Phase Scheduling Meeting: Dec 04, 2023 @4pm | Zoom link

MS4 Scheduling Details and Recordings

These dates are estimates, we will keep to the schedule as much as possible.

MS4 Scheduling Timeline ***TENTATIVE***
Surveys due at Noon unless otherwise noted. Email instructions will be sent for each step in the scheduling process.

  • Jan 29 - Feb 02: Survey 1 (Subi or Key Elective) | FAQ | Survey
  • Feb 06: Sub-I #1 posted to Portfolio
  • Jan xx & Jan xx AMBL Survey Office Hours
  • Feb 06-09: Survey 2 (AMBL) - Ambulatory Survey
  • Feb 16: Ambulatory posted to Portfolio
  • Feb 16-20: SubI adjustment until Tue @Noon
  • Feb 20-23: Survey 3 (Electives) - Elective survey
  • Feb 28: Electives posted to Portfolio
  • Feb 28 - Mar 04 @Noon: Swap period
  • Mar 04 - Mar 08 @Noon: Survey 4 - Sub-I #2 survey
  • Mar 20: Sub-I #2 posted
  • Apr 22, 2024: Rotation 01 begins

Class of 2025

Countdown to first day of medical school:
August 2, 2021
Other Information

SOM25 - MS3 Scheduling Resources

Useful documents will be posted here as they become available.
Q&A Session: January 09, 2023 4:30 via Zoom | Recording

MS3 Scheduling Timeline

Surveys due at Noon unless otherwise noted. Email instructions will be sent for each step in the scheduling process.
  • January 9 4-5:30p **Mandatory Class Meeting**
    Clerkship Year and Scheduling via Zoom
  • Jan 10-23: Preference survey available | Survey link
  • Feb 14: Schedules posted to Portfolio
  • Feb 14-21@8am: Swap/Adjustment period

Milestone Events

  • First Day of School - August 2, 2021
  • White Coat Ceremony - August 6, 2021
  • Student Clinician Ceremony - April 2023
  • Match Day - March 2025
  • Graduation - May 2025
Please note, these event dates may change as needed.

Before You Arrive

Complete the following items prior to arriving on August 2. Some items have earlier due dates as noted.

  1. Link your UMID to your SOM Account.
  2. Login to your SOM email.
    Supported mobile devices
  3. Login to SURFS and add/update your contact info.
    Include a home email address, emergency contact info, phone number, and both permanent and mailing addresses (even if they are the same).
  4. Due July 16: Complete the Photo and Name Recording Form
  5. Complete HIPAA 125 Training
  6. Complete the OSHA Respirator Questionnaire form. (Mandatory - Student Health)
  7. COVID Vaccination or Exemption Requirements
  8. MedScope access is now enabled. Log in and familiarize yourself with the website features.
  9. Due July 16: Choose a FERPA disclosure status in your MedScope student portfolio.
  10. Important details and deadlines for the August 6th White Coat Ceremony.
  11. Access UMB's Zoom account with your UMID
    When using the Zoom app, use SSO (single sign-on) to log in.
  12. Complete the AAMC MSQ
  13. Set up TurningPoint account before Monday's sessions.

Required Laptop Specs

  • Devices
    • Traditional Windows Laptop/MacBook devices or Surface Pro devices are required by exam software.
    • Tablets/iPads/and Surface devices that are NON-Pro are not supported by exam software.
  • Operating System
    • Windows 10 v2004 v20h2 v21H1 or higher
    • Mac OS v10.14.6 or higher
  • Hardware
    • Memory 8gb or higher
    • Hard drive: 128gb or higher
    • Wireless abgn
    • Webcam and microphone


All official communication will be broadcast through your class listserv ( Student-run organizations and other university-sponsored information may be sent via this as well. Members of the faculty and school administration are on this listserv also, so please use professional etiquette. Please do not mark any messages you receive from this address as junk or spam; doing this will block all other messages. This listserv is not for personal business. If you have any questions about what's acceptable usage, please contact the Office of Student Affairs.

Helpful Documents

Last Updated: 12/15/2022