Welcome to KU Premedical Advising!Picture of Paul Crosby, Premedical Advisor

Pre-dentistry, medicine, optometry, and veterinary medicine are career interests, usually developed together with completing a bachelor's degree and major. Any undergraduate bachelor's degree and major is fine. 

If you have a question that can be answered quickly, you can send it to pcrosby@ku.edu. I will reply by the end of the following working day.

If you're a prospective student, you can schedule a campus visit through Admissions, including a presentation by the Premedical Advisor.

If you're a KU undergraduate student, you can bring your KUID to 109 Strong Hall, and add an interest code to get application reminders, and announcements about related club meetings and volunteer opportunities.

If you're a KU student or graduate, you can call 785-864-2834 to schedule a presentation or meeting for:

  • scheduling required and recommended premedical courses
  • planning related volunteer or work experiences
  • an application overview (please ask for a one-hour meeting)
  • a personal comments essay review
  • a practice interview (please ask for a one-hour meeting)
  • re-application and/or gap year planning 

Hope this helps,
Paul Crosby
Premedical Advisor

Premedical Slideshow

Premedical News - 9/15/14
  1. Pre-Dental Club Meeting, Wednesday, 9/17, at 7:30pm in 1003 Malott
  2. Seniors – Please call 785-864-2834 to Schedule a Practice Interview in September
  3. Pre-Optometry Club Meeting, Wednesday, 9/24, at 7pm in the Regionalist Room of the Kansas Union
  4. September Fest, Thursday, 9/25, 12-3pm, in front of and in 4th floor Lobby of the Kansas Union
  5. Fall or Winter Alternative Breaks, applications due Friday, 9/26
  6. Pre-Optometry Club Meeting, Wednesday, 10/15, at 7pm in the Regionalist Room of the Kansas Union
  7. KU School of Medicine Open Houses, Fridays, 10/3/14 and 1/9/15, 2:30-5:00 in Kansas City, registration required
  8. Creighton University School of Medicine Open House, Saturday, 10/4, 9-2pm
  9. Pre-Optometry Club Meeting, Wednesday, 10/15, at 7pm in the Parlors ABC Room of the Kansas Union
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