Welcome, DPT Class of 2020

Orientation

Join us Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in Nolen C. Allen Hall for lunch and orientation. Please note that orientation is mandatory and counts as your first day of classes. You may arrive as early as 7:30 a.m. to generate your student ID.

To Do List:

1. Bellarmine University Student Health Record (complete and bring with you to Orientation) Part 4 of this form is the TB Test. We will offer an opportunity for TB testing on campus for a nominal fee in the month of June that will meet this requirement for your first year. Parts 1 through 3 must be completed before orientation.

2. Verify CPR certification is up to date and meets requirements (bring proof to Orientation). We will offer an opportunity for CPR training on campus for a fee in the month of June that will meet this requirement for two years.

  • Documentation of current CPR Certification is required throughout the program. This requirement is met by any of the options listed below (training locations resourced on the corresponding websites):
    • American Heart Association 
      1. Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course
      2. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Course
    • American Red Cross
      1. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
      2. CPR for the Professional Rescuer
    • Please verify you have obtained the appropriate level of certification. CPR Certifications other than those listed are not acceptable.

3. White Coat & Polo Order – complete your request by May 1, 2017.

4. White Coat Ceremony please respond by May 26, 2017: RSVP

5. Complete Background check through Castlebranch. It is important that you submit this request no sooner than May 1 and no later than May 19; and that you use your Bellarmine email address. Only background checks completed by Castlebranch will be accepted. Please be aware that evidence of a negative felony record is required to enter the program.

6. Verify Final Official Transcripts have been sent the education institution directly to:

Jordan Wiehebrink
Graduate Admission Office
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205

Proof of successful completion of all academic requirements must be received by May 19, 2017. Learn more about Transcript and Prerequisite Information. If you foresee any difficulty providing this documentation, or you would like to confirm receipt, you can contact Jordan directly via email jwiehebrink@bellarmine.edu or phone 502.272.8245.

7. Verify Proof of Health Insurance is current (bring to Orientation)

8. Housing: Please see the Louisville & Relocation Information PDF for details about Summer housing as well as year-round availability and additional resources. Submit a Summer Housing application here.

9. Purchase Books: Click to view your summer schedule and associated book list. Note that you will need the Required books the first week of class. You will have time to visit the campus Bookstore following class on Tuesday, May 30. You may wish to wait to purchase the Recommended books until classes have begun so you can discuss further with the instructor.

Following Orientation on Tuesday, May 30, you will attend classes as scheduled for the Summer term. Orientation will conclude on Friday, June 2 from 8-11 a.m., at which time the focus will be on Clinical Education.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at 502.272.7990 or boneill@bellarmine.edu.