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Electives/Selectives - Introductory Information
Scheduling Forms - Class of 2008
Electives are scheduled in many different ways. They are indicated in the elective descriptions:
When the rotation is approved for credit, it will be entered in the Student Schedule Book in Student Affairs. You should check this book before you begin a rotation to insure that your schedule is correct.
Credit will NOT be granted retroactively, so complete any changes BEFORE the rotation begins.
To Specially Arrange electives - must be scheduled at least a month in advance
Research Electives - must be scheduled at least a month in advance
To schedule International Electives - must be scheduled at least a month in advance
Use an ADD/DROP FORM to:
You can put up to four schedule changes on one form.
At least a month in advance, submit a Specially Arranged Elective Form:
This form is used to schedule an elective,
The number for specially arranged electives at UVA and affiliated sites in Roanoke and Salem is 9899 and at away sites is 9798.
The Specially Arranged Elective form- Directions
At least a month in advance, submit a Research Elective Form
Research may accomplish one of two objectives:
At least a month in advance, submit a research form which includes a detailed written proposal:
The number for research electives that are not listed is 9860.
To schedule electives at AAMC/LCME US & Canadian Medical Schools, Military Rotations and electives listed as "away"
Use an AWAY FORM
This form is used to schedule
To obtain medical records for away rotations, follow the
directions under Medical
At least a month prior to beginning submit all materials to April Ballard - The number for International electives is 9797. The contact person is April Ballard; 243-6383; in the Center for Global Health
You will need to complete:
Evacuation Insurance is recommended for anyone traveling abroad and is required for students doing electives in developing countries. The Chickering Plan provides travel benefits, including Medical Evacuation and Repatriation coverage – confirm that you have the same coverage before you leave the country. The benefits are only available when services are coordinated through and provided by Assist America. In the US and Canada call 1-800-872-1414. Anywhere else in the world, call collect, 1-301-656-4152. Group number: 812806: http://www.chickering.com/stu_conn/schoolInfo.asp
Travel Alert: Students cannot utilize
University funding or receive University credit for study in a country
where there is a travel
warning in effect.