Requirements for Students Accepted to
Jefferson School of Health Professions,
Physician Assistant Studies
Congratulations on your acceptance to Jefferson School of Health Professions, Physician Assistant Studies program!
Before you start your classes, please review the requirements and information listed below. If you have any questions about completing these requirements, please call the Admissions Office at (215) 503-8890.
Please use this form as a checklist to keep track of your requirements as you complete them.
Please note that if you do not meet each requirement by the specified deadline, then you are subject to cancellation of your registration, loss of access to the Banner Web Student System and on-line Pulse course information, inability to begin and/or remain in class, and/or inability to begin clinicals.
1. Log on to Jefferson email and the Pulse Portal intranet
Pulse is the official University web portal, providing access to JeffMail, Banner and JEFFLINE (the library). For a tutorial on using Pulse, go here.
Within one month of acceptance
|2. Accept the offer of admission
||Within two weeks of acceptance|
3. Update your permanent mailing address
It is important that all students review and update their HOME and LOCAL ADDRESSES, and EMERGENCY CONTACT information on a regular basis!
|Within one month of acceptance|
4. Attend Orientation
Dates will be posted after March 16, 2014
One month before first day of class
5. Submit Student Medical Records to University Health Services 30 days before the first day of class.
Begin this process as soon as possible. It may take up to EIGHT WEEKS for this process to be completed.
All pre-matriculation health forms and documentation must be submitted through the American Data Bank tracking system. Please register for an account using your jefferson.edu e-mail address. There is a $25 annual subscription fee that can be paid by credit card on the company's website.
|One month before first day of class|
6. Complete all required Clearances
Do not start the clearance process before January 1. If done prior to January 1, 2014 you will have to redo each individual item.
Begin this process in early January as it may take up to EIGHT weeks.
Follow this link for information:
|One month before the first day of class|
7. Complete the health insurance requirement
Begin this process after March 16, 2014
|First day of class|
|8. Pay your tuition and fees
||First day of class|
|9. View and complete a quiz for the Federally Mandated HIPAA & Safety Training Presentations
Training Presentations will be available after April 1, 2014.
|First day of class|
|10. Submit Final Transcripts to the Office of Admissions
Have an official final transcript sent to:
|The Last Day of Drop/Add|
11 . Submit your current BLS (CPR) for Healthcare Provider certification.
Send by mail, fax, or email – please include your full name, program, and email contact:
** Please note that if you do not meet each requirement by the specified deadline, then you are subject to cancellation of your registration, loss of access to the Banner Web Student System and on-line Pulse course information, inability to begin and/or remain in class, and/or inability to begin clinicals.
MS Physician Assistant Studies Accreditation
Thomas Jefferson University is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Telephone: (267) 284–5000.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Spanish: españolinfo@msche.org.
The TJU Department of Physician Assistant Studies has applied for Accreditation-Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The TJU Department of Physician Assistant Studies anticipates matriculating its first class in Pre-Fall 2014, pending Accreditation - Provisional at March 2014 ARC-PA meeting. Accreditation - Provisional is an accreditation status for a new PA program that has not yet enrolled students, but at the time of its initial accreditation review, has demonstrated its preparedness to initiate a program in accordance with the accreditation Standards. If Accreditation-Provisional is not awarded at the March 2014 ARC-PA meeting, TJU will not be permitted to enroll the class anticipated to matriculate in Pre-Fall 2014.