Student Resources & Services

You are about to embark on the path to your medical career at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM). Below you will find resources needed to get you up-to-speed at RUSM. Current students, we’re eager to welcome you to your new home in Barbados. 

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Student Resources

Student Community

The Student Community is a one-top-shop for everything you'll need to be well-prepared for medical school and Barbados. 

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Student Handbook

The Student Handbook (Code of Conduct) is effective as Academic Year 2021-2022. The contents apply to all students, including those on semester break, Approved Absence (AA) or Temporary Withdrawal, and those visiting other medical schools or clinical affiliates.

Electronic Resources

All library resources licensed to Ross University must be accessed through the Ross Portal.

Ross University School of Medicine is implementing innovative technological solutions to add even more value to your medical school experience.

Road to Residency: Navigating the Student Journey

The Road to Residency: Navigating the Student Journey series is designed to provide RUSM students with thought-provoking pieces on topics important and relevant to their medical school journey. If you have a subject you’d like to learn more about, please share your ideas with us.


Pre-matriculation Course For New Students

At RUSM, our mission is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. RUSM’s course has been developed to help prepare you for success.

The three-week, complimentary course, delivered online through eCollege® and the New Student Portal, is meant to be informative and fun. We’re confident that you’ll find participating beneficial. When you arrive in Barbados, you’ll be better prepared for the island, have knowledge of the curriculum that awaits you, and be equipped with resources to help you succeed at RUSM. New students can log in to the pre-matriculation course through the myCampusPortal.

The purpose of the course is to:

  • Prepare you to begin at full speed you when you arrive in Barbados
  • Familiarize you with the island and the RUSM curriculum
  • Help you gain lifelong learning skills needed to be successful at RUSM and throughout your journey to become a practicing physician

The course components are:

  • A daily dose of anatomy and biochemistry
  • Daily activities to help you acquire important skills needed to be successful at RUSM
  • Weekly challenges allow you to improve your critical thinking and reasoning skills - both essential skills needed by physicians
  • Discussion forums
  • Weekly Twitter® chats to share information with your future classmates
  • "Live" online meetings featuring Q&A with faculty and junior faculty


Take The Next Step


Attend a Webinar

We invite you to attend one of our enrollment events. Explore our MD program, learn about the admissions and interview process, etc.

Request More Information

Learn more about what it’s like to pursue your MD with Ross Med, from the curriculum and campus to island life and more.

Apply to Ross

Learn about the 3 easy steps to complete your Ross University School of Medicine application and start or continue your application.