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Student Support Services

Advising

The academic advising process is initiated through the Associate Dean's Office

Dean's list of advisors

Advising policy

Benefits

The Human Resources department handles all benefits issues from health insurance to ID badges.

UTHSC - For students whose stipends are processed through UTHSC or the UT Medical School

For students whose stipends are processed through MD Anderson Cancer Center: Available on MD Anderson intranet only: http://inside.mdanderson.org/human-resources/index.html 

Counseling, Academic (see Advising)

Counseling, Personal

May be utilized by all students of GSBS

May be utilized by all students of GSBS. Personal counseling and legal assistance under regular and emergency situations

Financial Aid

For loan information, scholarships and student debt information.  Our program of scholarships, grants, loans and jobs assures qualified students the opportunity to study at MD Anderson regardless of financial circumstances. Students may also apply for Alternative Loans, which are designed by private lenders to help students and their parents bridge the gap between a student's financial aid award and the actual cost of education.

Housing

Housing is provided at a reasonable price and is a well maintained quality living environment. For more information, visit the  

University Housing Web site

Human Resources

Assists with issues regarding benefits, stipend administration and ID badges.

UTHSC - For students whose stipends are processed through UTHSC or UT Medical School

For students whose stipends are processed through MD Anderson Cancer Center: Available on MD Anderson intranet only: http://inside.mdanderson.org/human-resources/index.html

ID Badges (See Human Resources)

International Affairs, Office of 

Provides support and information regarding visas and other special requirements for the admission of non-U.S. citizens to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. More information

Ombudsman Service

MD Anderson is committed to providing students with an issues resolution process that is clearly defined, fair, efficient and free from reprisal. The ombudsman function is an informal, flexible and consistent mechanism for dealing with issues. It facilitates early and open communication and encourages negotiation as a method of settlement.

GSBS Ombudsman List 

MD Anderson Ombuds Office

Payroll

For questions about stipends

UT Payroll Office

MD Anderson Payroll Office: Available on MD Anderson intranet only: http://inside.mdanderson.org/human-resources/compensation/index.html

Registrar

The office follows commonly accepted practices in providing admission counseling, residency review, registration services, graduation check-out and transcript services. More information

Scholarships

Scholarships information for graduate students.

Student Health Services  

Non-emergency medical services for students are provided at The University of Texas Student Health Clinic. Students are required to pay an annual Student Health Fee and, with this fee, can access health care in the clinic and see a nurse or physician at no charge for minimal or limited/minor problems.


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