Welcome Medical School Students
You are about to embark on your new life at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), and we are eager to welcome you to your new home at one of the premier Caribbean medical schools. Ross' proven, US-modeled MD program is designed to prepare you to thrive in the fast-paced, ever-changing world of practicing medicine.
You've invested a lot to prepare for this moment, and we're committed to making your transition to medical school as seamless as possible. You should take considerable pride in this achievement: Each year, we receive thousands of applications from dedicated and talented people who aspire to careers in medicine. From these many worthy candidates, we strive to identify those individuals who demonstrate the greatest promise and performance. In getting to know you and your abilities during the admissions process, our Admissions Committee believes you have the potential to be an outstanding addition to our medical program.
We're Here for You
We have a trained team of experts who will be providing assistance as you prepare to matriculate. The new student coordinator to whom you are assigned will guide you through the process of applying for financial aid, obtaining a student visa and arranging your travel. This will ensure that you arrive on campus in a timely manner to participate in the orientation and registration programs, as well as secure housing.
At RUSM, we understand that to achieve your goal of becoming a successful physician you need support along the way. That is why we are here. We strive to provide you with the highest level of service, from your first contact with Ross to the day you walk across the stage at commencement, and beyond.
With that goal in mind, we are excited to provide two self-service web tools to our current students.
The Ross New Student Portal is is a one-stop shop for everything you’ll need to be well-prepared for medical school and Dominica. The portal will give you an overview of all necessary preparations and a sneak peek into those that become available closer to the start of your term.
On the portal, you’ll find:
- Upcoming deadlines
- Recommended travel dates
- The current academic calendar
- Housing information
- Helpful FAQs
- Copies of required documents for your reference
- Ways to connect with your future classmates
- Student support service information
- Videos and pictures of campus
Note: You’ll need to log in often, as information will be updated regularly, including registration details and the supply list.
Prematriculation Course: In addition to being your best resource for preparation information, Ross runs a complimentary, voluntary online three-week pre-matriculation course through the New Student Portal each semester to help you prepare for your start in medical school. This course includes daily assignments and a "live" online meeting where you’ll be able to ask faculty your questions. You’ll gain valuable resources for your success at RUSM as well as curriculum information. Learn more about the prematriculation course here.
MyRoss is a student self-service tool designed to empower you with access to your student records, anytime, anywhere, via the web. You can access the following information:
- Personal information: view and update your student, contact, and emergency contact information, as well as your directory profile.
- Financial Aid: apply for financial aid, review status of loans and document requirements.
- Student Accounts: view your account summary, make a payment, obtain health insurance, and more.
- Registrar: change your address, view holds, and download forms.
- Student and Professional Development: apply for a MSPE, view the Pre-Residency Planning Guide and Timeline, and more.
- Clinical: view your clinical schedule, hospital, and rotation information, and more.
If you have any questions, please contact our office by phone at 855-MDROSSU (855-637-6778) or email (Admissions@RossU.edu). We look forward to having you as a member of our student body.