Welcomto KU Premedical Advising!

Pre-dentistry, medicine, optometry, physician assistant 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're a prospective student, you can schedule a campus visit through Admissions, including a small group session with a 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.

KU Premedical Advisors include:

If you're a KU student or graduate, you can call 785-864-2834 to schedule a 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,
Alexis Catanzarite & Paul Crosby

picture of Alexis CatanzaritePicture of Paul Crosby, Premedicine Advisor

Premedical Slideshow

E-Newsletter Summary
  1. Weekly Article/Video: “A Letter to Premedical Students: Stay The Course” 
  2. Pre-Physician Assistant Club Meeting, Thursday, September 29th at 6:00pm
  3. Pre-Veterinarian Club Meeting, Friday, September 20th at 12:00pm NEW
  4. Alternative Break Opportunities for Groups or Individuals
  5. Creighton University School of Medicine Open House, Saturday, 10/8, registration required by 10/5
  6. A.T. Still University Dental and Medical School Day in the Life of a Student Programs, 10/11 and 11/8, registration required
  7. 2nd Annual Missouri Pre-Dental Symposium, UMKC School of Dentistry, 10/15, register onsite at 8:30am 
  8. KU School of Medicine Open House Programs, Wednesday, 10/19, and Friday, 11/4, registration required
  9. KU School of Medicine Primary Care Workshop, Monday, 10/24/16 (Salina), application required
  10. Tutors needed for BIOL and CHEM classes in the AAAC, paid opportunity
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