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Newly Admitted Students

Welcome to the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health!

We are looking forward to meeting you this fall!

Academic Year 2023-2024: Registration for new graduate students begins June 19th, 2023.

Welcome New Students

Graduate students in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health are students at both OHSU and PSU, and take classes at both institutions. You will study with faculty from both universities, engage with students from a wide range of health-related disciplines and allied professions across OHSU and PSU, and enjoy access to the resources of both institutions. We are so excited that you will be joining us this fall!

Getting Started at the School of Public Health

A Guide for New Graduate Students

Important Dates

  • June 19, 2023 – Registration opens for new School of Public Health graduate students
  • September 20, 2023  –  School of Public Health New Student Welcome
  • September 25, 2023  –  OHSU New Graduate Student Orientation and ID badge distribution
  • September 25, 2023  –  Fall classes begin, OHSU
  • September 26, 2023 –  Fall classes begin, PSU


Join us for the SPH Fall Welcome

For all new undergraduate and graduate students. Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - 8:00am - 4:30pm (subject to change)

Smith Memorial Student Union - Portland State University Campus

Details to come -- view details of 2021 virtual orientation.

New Graduate Student Checklists – Must-do Action Items

The process of getting started at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health is staggered throughout the summer.  Students may start some tasks right away, and others cannot be started until specific dates later in the summer. 

Please carefully read and follow the instructions in the checklist – which is also sent to incoming students via email.

New Student Checklist

Additional Student Resources

Graduate Student Essentials

Navigate the School of Public Health and review the graduate course schedules and directory.

Get the Essentials

IT Guide

Articles and contact information for OHSU and PSU Information Technology network, apps and more.

SPH Information Technology

Academic Tools & Services

Tools & Services from both universities designed to help you succeed.

Academic Resources

Get Your Student ID

Follow the instruction to get your student ID from your respective PSU or OHSU institution.

Get my ID