Welcome from the Chair
"On behalf of the faculty, staff and continuing students, I would like to welcome you to the Department’s graduate program. The choice of graduate schools is important, and often difficult, but I believe that you have made the best decision in choosing UNC."Read more from Dr. Stürmer.
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 2021 Orientation (Attendance is mandatory)
We will be coordinating orientation activities with the Gillings School Dean’s Office. More information will be available soon.
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.
- Transcripts (PDF)
- Registration Memo / Instructions (PDF)
- Department of Epidemiology Course Schedule, Fall 2021 (PDF)
- BIOS 600 FAQs
How to register in ConnectCarolina:
Exemptions and Substitutions
- Alternate Biostatistics Sequence BIOS Information (PDF)
- Exempting from SPH Core Courses (PDF)
- Exempting from EPID 700 (PDF) (SAS) Online exam due July 30, 2021.
- 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 Monday, August 16, 2021)
The Graduate School
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Students will be WITHDRAWN FROM THE UNIVERSITY 30 days after classes begin if immunization requirements have not been met and the Immunization and Medical History information have not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.