School of Medicine Students

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Elective courses may be taken at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's affiliated hospitals or any accredited medical school or teaching hospital in the United States or Canada. For opportunities outside the U.S. or Canada, please view the information International Experience link. International experiences have different and specific planning timelines.

Class of 2021

    Round 2 Priority Electives Request Form -available March 21 - April 5 11:30 pm Remainder of Schedule Form -available April 18 - 30, 2020 Change Form -available starting June 1, 2020

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If unusual circumstances warrant consideration of change, follow the procedures being mindful of the specified timeframes.

Students who wish to change or cancel an out-of-state elective must notify the department offering the elective, in writing. A copy of the letter must be forwarded to the Office of Medical Education, along with a completed Change Form.

Absenses are considered insurance and may be requested up to 3 days in a four-week rotation and 1 day in a two week rotation; time off must be made up to receive credit.

At no time may the student's schedule contain fewer than the required 36 credits; any course dropped that takes the total below 36 must be accompanied by a course addition, following the electives mix guidelines.

Students must be registered in advance for an elective if they are to receive credit; course changes must be approved at least two weeks before the student begins the elective.

IMPORTANT: No schedule changes to fall semester electives will be accepted after December 1. No changes to spring semester electives will be accepted after February 1.