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HPAC Instructions & Forms

NOTE: Please carefully review the HPAC eligibility requirements and review process before continuing.

It is highly recommended that you complete the following documents using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

STEP I. All HPAC Applicants must first meet with a Health Professions Advisor or complete the 2021 HPAC Applicant Orientation (recorded or live) and submit the following request form in order to open a file with HPAC:

STEP II. After opening your HPAC File, you will be responsible for submitting the following documents by the March 15th, 2021 deadline:

These three documents should be completed, signed, and submitted at the same time to prehealth@uh.edu. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.

STEP III. In addition to the above materials, you must also have:

  • Three Letters of Evaluation (maximum of five allowed)
    • Letters of Evaluation should be submitted electronically by the Letter Writer-not by you!
    • Each letter should be submitted to prehealth@uh.edu along with the Letter-Writer Guidelines Form.
      • Two letters must be from BCPM faculty.
      • The remaining letters should be from an evaluator who can speak highly of your qualifications for professional schools. Letters from additional faculty, healthcare professionals, job supervisors, volunteer coordinators are appropriate.
    • Students in a graduate program are required to include a letter from their graduate advisor.
    • PRE-MED APPLICANTS: It is strongly recommended that you obtain a letter from a physician.
    • PRE-DENT APPLICANTS: It is required that you obtain a letter from a general dentist.
Note: You should always waive the right to view your Letters of Evaluations. This is standard practice and is done to protect the privacy and viability of your file.

STEP IV. After all of your HPAC Application materials have been received, you will be assigned an HPAC evaluation date. HPAC evaluations are held weekly from March-June.

Following your evaluation, you will be provided feedback of your application materials as well as your individual HPAC consensus recommendation.

STEP V. Once you are ready to submit your medical or dental school primary application. You will need to:

Have questions? Please contact the Pre-Health Advising Center.