Skip to main content

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates: Visitation Policies (New! 11.25.20) | How We're Keeping You Safe | Latest COVID Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Visitor Restrictions, Resources, and Updates

Explore URMC
Education / Graduate Education / Trainee Handbook / Academic Resources


Academic Resources

Bookstores Enrollment Verification Ethics Jump to Graduate Education HIPAA Libraries Lab Safety News and Events PhD Program Timelines Qualifying Exam Prep Registrar For Researchers Student Support Technology Thesis/Defense Prep Tuition & Fees, Stipends


Barnes and Noble

  • Location: 1305 Mt. Hope Avenue
  • Phone number: (585) 275-4012

Enrollment Verification

Submit the Enrollment Verification Request Form for confirmation of enrollment status or verification of graduate degree(s) earned for employment purposes, insurance, international travel letters, etc.

Research Ethics

All graduate students, postdoctoral appointees and PREP trainees are required to complete Responsible Conduct of Research education by completing the Ethics and Professional Integrity in Research course.

Graduate Education

HIPAA Training

The federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), includes important laws and regulations governing health insurance coverage protection and health information security for Americans and their families.

Graduate Students

All graduate students are required to complete HIPAA training within 30 days of matriculation in the graduate program. The requirement is met by completing one of the two training options. When you have finished the training, complete the Workforce Member Training Record and give to your Graduate Program Coordinator.

Postdoctoral Appointees and PREP Trainees

Your Departmental Administrator will help you determine what HIPAA training you need to complete.

Laboratory Safety Training

Graduate Students

Training must be completed within 1 week of starting your Graduate Program. Your Graduate Program Coordinator will help you determine which courses (if any) that you need to complete.

Postdoctoral Appointees and PREP Trainees

Your Departmental Administrator will help you determine which courses (if any) that you need to complete.


Center for Professional Development Lending Library

The Center for Professional Development has a Lending Library available to graduate students, PREP students and postdocs. Items may be checked out for 4-week periods. Stop by our office in G-9556 or email the CPD to check an item out.

View available items

Back to the Top

News and Events

Medical Center Specific

  • Events Calendar for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Opportunities to Explore (OTE) is an electronic newsletter delivered to all SMD graduate students and postdocs on Fridays. OTE highlights professional and career development items of interest throughout the University, the Rochester community, and the country.
  • FaceBook site for Education at the University of Rochester Medical Center
  • URMC Scientific Events Calendar
  • URMC Today - main news site for the University of Rochester Medical Center


Registrar for the School of Medicine and Dentistry

  • Location: Medical Center room G9558
  • Phone: (585) 275-7288

Registrar's Website | Academic Calendar


Back to the Top