Fall 2013 filing period is closed
The filing period for fall 2013 admission has closed. We do not accept late applications under any circumstances.
Fall 2014 filing period: June 1, 2013 to November 1, 2013
To apply for fall 2014 admission, you must complete 2 applications which are submitted separately, but in parallel:
- PharmCAS Application
- UCSF Supplemental Application
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We will not consider:
- Applications that are incomplete.
- Application materials submitted or postmarked after Friday, November 1, 2013.
About UCSF and PharmCAS deadlines
As a result of the impact of the severe weather on the East Coast, PharmCAS has extended the November 1 deadline to November 15. The deadline for the UCSF Supplemental application has not changed; the deadline remains November 1.
If your ability to complete the supplemental application by November 1 has been impacted as a result of the storm and you can provide evidence to that effect (e.g. you live in an area affected by the weather), please contact our admissions staff regarding an extension at: email@example.com
The application process consists of 4 steps:
- The Application
- The Interview Process
- After Applying
Nondiscrimination policy statement
The University of California, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy 1, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services 2. The University also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, and treatment in University programs and activities.
- 1 Pregnancy includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.
- 2 Service in the uniformed services includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services.
Notice of equal opportunity
The University of California in compliance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, mental and physical disabilities, or age in any of its policies, procedures, or practices; nor does the University discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, University programs and activities, including but not limited to, academic admissions, financial aid, educational services, and student employment. Inquiries regarding the University's equal opportunity policies may be directed to the UCSF Office of Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity. Telephone: 415/476-4752.
Students with disabilities
Services for students with disabilities at UCSF are coordinated by the Office of Student Life. Among the services available to meet the individual needs of students with disabilities are: interpreter, reader, and note taker services which are necessary to allow a student to complete the academic program; special parking; registration assistance; test-taking arrangements; special orientation to the campus physical environment; liaison with the California State Department of Rehabilitation; and referral to resources, services, and agencies. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life, 126 Millberry Union, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143-0376; 415/476-4318 (voice and TDD).
Information Practices Act of 1977
The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 requires the University to provide the following information to applicants for admission who are asked to supply information about themselves. The principal purpose for requesting information is to process your application for admission. Maintenance of this information is authorized by University policy. Furnishing certain information requested on this application is specifically noted as optional or voluntary. There is no penalty if you do not complete these items. Furnishing information that is not designated voluntary or optional is mandatory. Failure to provide such information will delay or may even prevent completion of the admissions process. Information furnished on this application may be used by various University departments for admissions and other student-related purposes, such as housing and financial aid. This information will be transmitted to the state and federal governments if required by law. The official responsible for maintaining the information contained on this application is Admissions Director Joel W. Gonzales (415/502-5368, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Get the inside scoop!
Admissions Director Joel W. Gonzales tells it like it is in his blog Reports From The Pharm. Nothing in the blog is required reading for the application process, but you're likely to find valuable tips that can ease your journey. Subscribe .
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More admissions information
- Application process
- Admissions calendar
- Supplemental application presentation
- Information for international applicants
- Frequently asked questions
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