The following information represents the contents of your Epidemiology Enrollee Packet. Please review all of the sections thoroughly. Some items are time-sensitive (e.g., transcripts, registration information and residency). Be sure to note the mandatory orientation and CITI training. We hope to see you refreshed, rested, and ready for the challenges that lie ahead.
Fall 2022 Orientation (Attendance is mandatory)
9 am – 12 pm
We will be coordinating orientation activities with the Gillings School Dean’s Office. More information will be available soon.
3:30 – 4:30 pm
You will meet with the Program Director and Student Services. More information will be available soon.
You will not be able to register until your official transcripts have been received by the Graduate School.
Biostatistics Course Information
How to register in ConnectCarolina:
Exemptions and Substitutions
- Exempting from SPH Core Courses (PDF)
- Exempting from EPID 700 (SAS and Data Management) (PDF) Online exam due July 27, 2023.
- Exempting from EPID 710/712 (PDF)
- Exempting from BIOS 600 and/or BIOS 645 (PDF)
Items to Complete BEFORE Coming to Campus
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
CITI Instructions (PDF) (Mandatory – Due Friday, August 11, 2023)
The Graduate School
Refer to the Graduate School Admitted Students webpage for information on:
All official transcripts must be received by The Graduate School before you can register for classes.
- Immunization and Health Form (Mandatory- General deadline is June 15)
Students will be WITHDRAWN FROM THE UNIVERSITY 30 days after classes begin if immunization requirements have not been met and the Immunization and Medical History information have not been received by Campus Health Services staff.
- Checking residency status
If admission offer letter lists your Tuition Classification as ‘Undetermined’ or ‘Non Resident,’ you will be charged out-of-state tuition. You can access your admission offer letter by logging into your UNC application.
December 4, 2023 The grant will fund research designed to facilitate more widespread cancer screening and early detection, culminating in reduced cancer mortality. Specifically, the researchers will use data from CIPHR to create new tools based on insurance claims that more efficiently measure and compare cancer screening use across small geographic areas and groups of people.