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Student Resources

Academic and Visa Administration - Trainee 

Provides additional resources and support to educational trainees and students through TAA

Bookstore

Trainees are eligible for discounts at the UTHealth bookstore, which also offers medically-related material and equipment, plus everything from campus regalia, greeting cards and stationery to computer software.

Campus Map of MD Anderson

Map that includes North, Mid, and South Campuses of MD Anderson Cancer Center are available only on the MD Anderson intranet site.

Childcare Locator

Child care locator system that provides a comprehensive list of providers available.

Communications, Office of, UT

Graphic design, photography, poster printing and Web design provided by the Communications Office of UT.

Computer Services, GSBS E-mail

Contact for service issues.

Computer Services at MD Anderson

Contact for service issues is available only on the MD Anderson intranet site.

Dean's Office

Staff listing

Deans office advisors

Dining

On-campus dining establishments.

ESL (English as a Second Language)

Short Courses in Scientific English for Non-Native Speakers of English are available to all faculty, research and clinical personnel, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scholars who are non-native speakers of English. The classes are designed to help employees of MD Anderson improve the communication skills needed in an English speaking, yet highly diverse, environment.

Courses last 7 weeks and meet twice a week for 1 or 1.5 hours each day. Classes are held in the morning, during the lunch hour, or late in the afternoon. All classes are free of charge. Participants must speak English at the intermediate or higher level and be familiar with research and general biomedical terminology.

Courses

  • Pronunciation 1: The Sounds and Syllables of American English
  • Pronunciation 2: Rhythm, Stress, and Intonation in American English
  • Speaking 1: Making Successful Presentations
  • Speaking 2: Workplace Conversations
  • Writing 1: Writing Coherent Paragraphs
  • Writing 2: Making Your Sentences Flow
  • Writing 3: Editing Your Own Writing 

Guidelines for Transferring from MD Anderson to UTHSC

Transfer guidelines

Institutional Diversity

Fosters a working and educational environment that supports all forms of diversity as a part of daily life.

UT Diversity

Libraries

HAM-TMC Library

GSBS Library Policy

MD Anderson Research Medical Library

Medical Graphics and Photography, MD Anderson

Offers discounts on services, such as research poster production, photography, graphic design and printing. Several locations. Web site and information can be found on the MD Anderson intranet.

Printing Services, UT

University of Texas Auxiliary Services Print Shop

Public Transportation, Parking and Shuttles

Public Transportation

Houston Metro provides municipal bus, van and light rail services throughout the greater Houston area.

Parking at MD Anderson

Phone: 713-563-7275 or 3-PARK
Email: parking@mdanderson.org
Location: Pressler Garage, PGA4.2000
Office hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday
After hours contact (emergency only): 713-792-2885

Other Medical Center Parking

Shuttle Information

MD Anderson shuttle information is available only on the MD Anderson intranet site.

UT Auxiliary Enterprises Parking and Shuttle Info

Recreation & Fitness Center

UT Fitness Center on Knight Road.

Scientific Publications Department

Offers services and instruction in professional scientific writing for articles, manuscripts and grant proposals. Web site and information can be found on the MD Anderson intranet.

Student Governance

The Graduate Student Association performs an important function as the official organization representing the student body.

The Joint Student Affairs Council assesses student needs and improves student services.

The Alumni and Faculty Association Steering Committee improves services and continued connectivity to alumni, which includes trainees and students.

Trainee Survival Guide

The Trainee Resource Guide provides questions to frequently asked questions by trainees and students when relocating to Houston. 

University Police

Provides law enforcement and community services to the UT Health Science Center and the MD Anderson Cancer Center. UT Police Department


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