Accepted Applicants

Welcome Class of 2027! And welcome to the Accepted Student Webpage! If you have not done so already, please be sure to bookmark this page, as you will want to check it regularly between now and Orientation in the fall.

Please find your Accepted Student Checklist below. This checklist outlines required, recommended, and optional tasks that will help prepare you for a successful transition to medical school at RMC.

Should you have questions regarding any of these tasks, please contact us at RMC_EnteringClass@rush.edu.

Accepted Student Checklist

last updated 01.25.2023

Required:

Submit your Tuition Deposit 

In order to secure a seat in our class, log in to our application website and click the Admission Offer tab. Read and sign the RUSH Medical College Technical, Non-Academic Standards for Admission and Promotion, and the RUSH University Honor Code, and electronically submit your $100 tuition deposit.

Deadline: June 30, 2023, 11:59 pm CT

Complete the Criminal Background Check

All accepted applicants are required to complete a criminal background check prior to matriculation. Beginning January 1st, and following your first acceptance, you can expect to receive an email from Certiphi Screening, Inc. requesting the completion of your criminal background check. Upon completion of this process, the procured report will be released to Rush Medical College. A positive result from the Criminal Background Check will result in your file being presented to the Committee on Student Evaluation and Promotion (COSEP) for review. If COSEP determines that there is a positive result on the Criminal Background Check, Rush Medical College has the right to rescind your acceptance. If you have questions regarding this process, please contact Certiphi Screening, Inc. directly at (800) 803-7860.

Deadline: June 30, 2023, 11:59 pm CT

Access your Rush Student Accounts

In January, the Rush Student Affairs Office begins the process of creating new student accounts. You can expect to receive an email from Rush University (Rush_Admissions@rush.edu) regarding the following:

  • Student ID
  • Username
  • Password
  • Rush University Portal: The Rush University Portal is a secure site that allows students to interact with the University. Through the Rush University Portal you will be able to:
    • View the status of your financial aid application
    • Review your financial aid award and accept or reject what is being offered
    • Confirm your tuition charges and pay your bill online
    • View campus news & events
  • Rush Email Account: All official communications from the University will be sent to your Rush Email Account.

If you have technical difficulties with any of the Rush University Systems, please contact the Information Services Help Desk at 3CLAS@rush.edu or (312) 536 - CLAS. For more information regarding technology and Rush University Systems, visit the Information Services website and/or review the RU Systems FAQ Document and RU Technology Overview.  

Deadline: June 30, 2023, 11:59 pm CT

 

Recommended:

Join the Accepted Student Facebook Group

Join the Official RMC Class of 2027 Facebook Group! This page is open to all accepted students and run by current RMC students. Feel free to discuss anything on this page and remember that your friendly upperclassmen are always there to answer any questions you have about being an RMC Student! 

To join the Facebook Group please request admission here. Upon requesting admission, you will be asked to input your AAMC ID. Once we confirm your accepted student status, you will be admitted into the group. This may take up to 24 – 48 hours.

Join the RMC Email Buddy Program

The goal of the Email Buddy Program is to pair you with two current students (one pre-clinical, one clinical) with whom you can communicate via email. Your Email Buddies are available to answer any questions you might have - from our curriculum to co-curricular opportunities, to housing, and everything in between! 

To join the Email Buddy Program please complete this form. 

Mark your Calendar for the Monthly Admitted Student Town Halls

RMC Admitted Student Town Halls will be held the first Tuesday of every month from 5 pm - 6 pm CT and will provide an opportunity for admitted students to learn more about the current happenings at RUSH, as well as ask questions of the Director of Admissions and several of the RMC Admissions Team. While the town halls are completely optional, we hope you will take advantage of these sessions to connect with your future RMC colleagues and the admissions staff! A reminder email with registration information will be sent the Monday prior to each session. 

Save the Date for the RMC First Look Day

On Friday, March 24, 2023, all admitted & waitlisted students are invited to campus for our RMC First Look Event! This is the perfect opportunity to visit campus, meet with current students, staff and faculty, and learn even more about why Rush is such an incredible institution to pursue your medical education. Plan on a full day of events and an informal evening social with the class of 2026! Formal invite & schedule to follow.

 

Optional:

Attend the Financial Aid Webinar

The Office of Student Financial Aid will be hosting a financial aid webinar on Thursday, January 19th from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT. This webinar will outline the financial aid process at Rush, as well as the timeline to apply and receive an award package. Additionally, there will be time at the end for specific questions from the Financial Aid team. You should have previously received an email with the zoom registration link. For those of you who are unable to join us during the webinar, a recording will be provided after the event.