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Visiting Students

Criteria for Visiting Student Applications


The School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reviews applications for visiting students meeting all of the following criteria:

  • United States citizen
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited medical or osteopathic school
  • In his/her final year of training at the time they are rotating in the School of Medicine and Public Health


Criteria for Visiting Student Enrollment

  • Enrollment for the 2016-17 academic year is April 29, 2016 to April 23, 2017, covering rotations from July 5, 2016 to June 30, 2017
    • Enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year will be open from April 28, 2017 to April 20, 2018, covering rotations from July 3, 2017 to June 29, 2018. Do not attempt to pay your application fee and apply earlier than April 28, 2017.
  • Visiting students must enroll in a minimum of four weeks and no more than eight weeks of clerkships.


Visiting Student Application Process


Visiting students seeking rotations in the following departments should select the appropriate link before applying:

Application Fee and Required Documentation

  • Select the Fee Payment link
  • Upon receipt of your application fee we will activate your OASIS account and send you instructions for uploading all documentation into the OASIS system. Please be sure to print Sections 1 and 2 of your application after paying your fee and selecting courses.
  • Please see our Refund Policy

Application Approval Process

  • When you have provided all of the required documentation it will be reviewed by our Visiting Students office.
    • You will be contacted if you have missing or outdated documents
    • When all documentation is complete and correct, you will receive Institutional Approval and your application will be moved forward to the department for final approval.
  • Final approval to rotate is made by the department where you have requested rotation(s).
    • Do not assume final approval until you receive confirmation from the department that you are scheduled.
  • Affiliation agreement: An affiliation agreement between the visiting student’s home institution and UW-Madison is required. Agreements must be initiated by the home institution. This UW Box folder contains the AAMC Uniform Affiliation Agreement, UW Implementation Letter, and information/instructions. For questions specifically relating to affiliation agreements, please have your institution contact


Housing for Visiting Students


Short-term housing availability is listed in the Medical Student Association classifieds and Rotating Room.

Visiting Medical Student Clerkship Program

Last updated: 06/07/2016
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