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First-Year Students

All PhD students admitted to the Molecular Biology Program and Biological Chemistry Program who remain in good academic standing receive financial support including a fellowship ($28,000 for the 2018-19 academic year), tuition waiver through the Tuition Benefit Program, and health insurance throughout their graduate training.

Calendar and Schedules


Fall 2018 Classes

1st Half Monday, August 20 to Friday, October 5
2nd Half Monday, October 15 to Thursday, December 6
Final Exam Week December 10 - 14

Spring 2019 Classes

1st Half Monday, January 7 to Tuesday, February 26
2nd Half Wednesday, February 27 to Tuesday, April 23
Final Exam Week April 25 - May 1

Academic Calendar 2018-19 | Curriculum Page

 

Fall 2018 Lab Rotations

First Rotation Monday, August 27 to Friday, October 19
Second Rotation Monday, October 22 to Friday, December 7

Spring 2019 Lab Rotation

Third Rotation Monday, January 14 to Friday, March 8

2018-19 Lab Rotation Schedule Succeeding in Lab Rotations | Rotation Verification Form   

 

 

Health Insurance Information


 

2017-18 Providers are listed below.

Check out the Graduate Website for additional details: https://gradschool.utah.edu/tbp/insurance-information/ 

FOR SPECIFIC BENEFITS INQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT THE INDIVIDUAL INSURANCE PROVIDERS:

Health

U of U Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan

Provider United Healthcare

Coverage is from 8/16/18 - 8/15/19

Student Insurance Plan.pdf

Dental

U of U Student Dental Insurance Plan

Provider EMI Health

Coverage is from 8/16/18 - 8/15/19     

               Student Dental/Vision Plan.pdf

Vision

U of U Student Vision Insurance Plan

Provider EMI Health

Coverage is from 8/16/18 - 8/15/19

              Student Dental/Vision Plan.pdf

 

 

 

 

Program Resources

 

Upcoming First Year Dates:

  • Wednesday, August 15th: First Year MB/BC Orientation
  • Thursday, August 16th: MB Genetics Pretest
  • Friday, August 17th: Student Retreat
  • Monday, August 20th: First Day of Classes and in-person Radioactive Materials Safety class
  • Monday, August 27th: 1st Rotation Begins

 

 Frequent Forms

 

Bioscience PhD Program Policies and Requirements

 

 

Last Updated: 6/11/18