Visiting Students

Thank you for your interest in the Visiting Medical Student Program at Washington University School of Medicine.

Clinical electives are available, space-permitting, to full-time students in good academic standing in their final year of medical school.

Due to limited available space in our elective courses, no off-block rotations are permitted, and visiting students may complete no more than one away rotation. Washington University in St. Louis uses the AAMC’s Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) to receive and process visiting student applications. Students who have accepted an offer in VSAS must confirm participation in the elective by submitting the $100 application processing fee (non-refundable) via online credit card payment, check, or money order, payable to Washington University School of Medicine in addition to all post-acceptance requirements.

Applications must be completed no later than 30 days prior to the elective start date, and incomplete applications will not be processed. Prospective visiting medical students are advised not to contact WUSM departments or faculty members, as all visiting student enrollments are coordinated by the Electives Office unless otherwise noted. Due to a high volume of inquiries at this time, only email communication with the Electives Office is preferred.

Have questions? Need help?

The Electives Office serves the needs of all visiting students and is ready to assist you!