Welcome to the GSBS!
Congratulations on your acceptance into a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences program! Here you will find more information regarding the Orientation you will need to attend prior to the start of your curriculum. All incoming GSBS students are required to attend their specific orientation. Students will need to bring a laptop with them to orientation.
Dates of Orientations
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has several Orientations depending on program start dates.
|New International Students in Abilene & Lubbock
|Biomedical Sciences Ph.D.
|Graduate Medical Education Sciences M.S.
|July 31 - August 4
|Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D & M.S.
Orientation Schedule (August 11th)
|Orientation Check-In & Breakfast
|(Take Pictures for Badge if needed)
|Welcome & Introductions
|GSBS Assistant Dean - Pamela Johnson
|TTUHSC Student Affairs
|Erin Justyna or Keri Shiplet
|Office of Financial Aid
|Ben Montecillo and Mia Myers
|Office of the Registrar
|Office of Student Disability Services
|Office of Student Life
|Veterans Resource Center
|Student Business Services
|Lisa Weber/Tabitha Baines
|Student Payment Agreement
|Late Registration Penalties
|IT Support Services
|Ken Jarrell and Michelle Kelsey
|IT: Privacy and Security
|Office of Institutional Health
|Interprofessional Education (IPE)
|Sakai and MediaSpace for Course Lectures
|Sgt. Clint Jakstas
|Welcome from GSBS Dean
|Dr. Brandt Schneider
|Lunch - Talk
|Dr. John Pelley
|BioTech Specific Programming (1C110A)
|Biotech students – Lubbock only
|Dr. Urbatsch and Dr. Palle
|PhD Specific Programming (1C124)
|Biomedical Sciences Lab Rotations, Mentor Selection
|Policies, Employment, Research Assistantships
|Q & A, Evaluations
|Human Resources (HSC 1B110)
|Ice Cream Scavenger Hunt
|Complete Trainings ASAP
|GSBS 5000 – Interprofessional Training (https://elearn.ttuhsc.edu/)
|Alcohol Awareness-eCheckup To Go
|Mandatory Training – WebRaider Portal under MyTech tab
Complete Prior to Orientation
Before you come to your Orientation, there are a few things that you will need to take care of so that your Orientation goes smoothly.
You should have received an email from TTUHSC IT with an activation code. This code will come to your application email address. If you have not received this code please contact TTUHSC IT at 806-743-1234. For questions about this process you can also email the Graduate School.
- View these instructions for information on how to set up an eRaider and TTUHSC email account - Open PDF Here
- Official communication, including orientation information, will only be sent to your TTUHSC email.
Please contact your Student Affairs Advocate for course registration information. Some programs require registration prior to attending Orientation while others will have your register the day of Orientation.
|Student Affairs Advocate
|Graduate Medical Sciences
|Biomedical Sciences Ph.D.
Before any scholarships can be awarded by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to incoming or current students, the student must have a current FAFSA or TASFA (if international) on file. Please complete prior to attending GSBS Orientation.
Scholarships are awarded throughout the year and cannot be processed until this step has been completed.