Pharmacy Orientation

Pharmacy Orientation Information


UNT System College of Pharmacy (SCP)

Orientation Dates

Orientation Dates: August 11th-13th .  Click HERE to access the orientation agenda.

Immunization Requirements

Immunization requirements for ALL UNTHSC students can be found hereYou will receive an email with information about submitting your immunization records through Certphi, MyRecordTracker. Additionally, Tuberculosis Testing (PPD) is provided annually through the Student Health Clinic Personnel.

White Coat Ceremony

All Pharmacy students must attend. Please click here for more information on White Coat Ceremony. Please click here to submit your white coat size prior to new student orientation. 


Booklists will be provided to you before classes begin usually 4 weeks prior to the first day of class.  Here are a few guidelines which you may wish to consider as you purchase your textbooks:

[1] Consider buying used textbooks from current students at the beginning of each semester.

[2] Some of your textbooks might be available for free through our campus library. If a textbook is available for free through the library, the booklist will indicate that information. 

[3] Don’t be afraid to consult current students within your program for advice on textbooks and about the possibility of borrowing/buying their books.

[4] The Online Bookstore usually has enough of the required textbooks in stock.  UNTHSC does not have an on-campus bookstore.  However, we do offer an Online Bookstore for students to purchase or rent new and used textbooks:

Additional offerings include Digital Textbooks and specially priced Microsoft and Adobe software. 

UNT Health Science Center and Alumni Association merchandise are also available for purchase through the Online Bookstore.  Shop the website to purchase a t-shirt, car decal, coffee mug and much more! 

Click HERE to access the Fall 2014 Booklist for Pharmacy!

Required HIPAA Training

All incoming Pharmacy students need to complete HIPAA Training. You will need to complete the HIPAA Training before or during the week of orientation. Instructions on completing this training will be available soon.


All incoming Pharmacy students will receive a MacBook as part of your $2000.00 course fee. Your MacBook will be distributed during New Student Orientation.  You are required to keep your school-issued MacBook.  You may not trade it or sell it. Due to student testing requirements, you will be required to use this school-issued MacBook for all computer-based exams.  You will also receive an iPad mini which will be used for a number of in-class quizzes.  You must use your school-issued iPad for these quizzes. Click HERE to learn more about your technology package.

Background Checks

As a new Pharmacy student, you are required to complete a criminal background check prior to New Student Orientation. You will receive an email that instructs you on how to complete the background check. Please do not attempt to complete the background check until you receive the email.

If you need assistance locating your Student ID Number, please click here for instructions. 

Note: You will not have access to the site to submit your background check until you have been officially accepted into the Pharmacy program. 


You do not need to register for your classes. Pharmacy students are placed in their classes each semester.

Admissions Office

UNT Health Science Center
College of Pharmacy Admissions
Carl E. Everett Education Administration Building, Room 247
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

This page last updated 05th Nov 2014