Click the months listed below to expand the checklist items. Read the items carefully and ensure that you complete them on time.
These are essential tasks that must be completed to start the Pharm.D. program in the Fall.

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Complete the Checklist Items Below
  • Submit OSU Application - You will be sent an email with your username and PIN. Submitting this application is how you become coded as an OSU Pharm.D. student and allows to register for classes and accept your financial aid.
  • Submit FAFSA. OSU's code is 003210. You should accept your financial aid package when it is added to your OSU account. Click here for more information about Financial Aid.
  • Notify other Pharm.D. programs that you are attending OSU so they no longer hold a spot for you. You should not be holding seats in multiple Pharm.D. programs.
  • A College of Pharmacy ambassador has been assigned to you, and they should be contacting you. If you do not hear from an ambassador, please contact Melissa Lee at
  • Submit your Oregon Intern Application to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy. Click here for the link to the Board of Pharmacy licensing information website. You will receive an email with additional intern application information.
  • Complete and submit immunization information directly to Student Health Services via the student portal. Information on how to do this was emailed directly to you.
  • May 16th - Registration for fall classes begins. You will enroll in PHAR 707, 714, 720, 729, 735, 738
  • Starting May 31st, only your ONID account will be used for official communication. Sign up for your ONID account at The steps to sign up can be found here.
  • Update PharmCAS with your winter and spring grade, but do NOT send transcripts to PharmCAS. You will send official transcripts from all non-Oregon State University institutions to Angela Austin, 203 Pharmacy Building, Corvallis, OR 97331. Ensure your degree has posted before sending a final transcript. You do not need to submit transcripts from Oregon State University.
  • Complete Criminal Background Check request. You will receive this in the mail. If your mailing address has changed, please contact us as soon as possible.
  • OHSU U# and OHSU email address will be assigned. OHSU will email this to you. It is not a scam. You will need this information so you can pay your OHSU bill (medical and dental insurance).
  • August 13th - Immunization forms and documentation must be submitted to Student Health Service via the SHS Patient Portal.
  • August 20th - Criminal Background Check is due.
  • Required reading is sent out. We will discuss the readings during Orientation.
  • Complete P1 Pre-Matriculation Assessments.
  • Pharm.D. Student Handbook will be sent via email. Please read the handbook carefully. This document covers the expectations of you as a student pharmacist.
  • Upload Top 5 Strengths to Canvas.
  • September 11th - Prerequisite courses must be completed.
  • Information about health insurance and the 2 waivers (dental and medical) is available. You will receive an email with details.
  • Upload proof of Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) to Canvas.
  • CPR & First Aid - Several CPR sessions and 2 First Aid sessions will be available during orientation. More information provided in early September.
  • September TBD - Drug screening information will be sent out. 
  • September 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st - Pharm.D. Orientation. All incoming Pharm.D. students must attend.
  • September 22nd - First day of Fall Quarter!
  • Complete Zero Week Advising.
  • TBD - Last day to submit your Medical and Dental Insurance Waivers to OHSU.  Refer to emails for instructions and additional information.