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Accepted Students

Students using the D'Youville pharmaceutical lab.

Congratulations on your acceptance into the School of Pharmacy. The resources below are designed to help you plan and prepare for the next stage of your career.

At the D'Youville School of Pharmacy, we take pride in producing competent, collaborative, and caring practitioners. Our graduates have a 97 percent placement rate into jobs and paid post-graduate residencies, and we ensure their success through student-focused processes. As we plan for your arrival, please consult the resources below to prepare for your first professional year. We are dedicated to making your transition as smooth as possible.

The following items are important to ensuring that your educational career at D'Youville starts well. Please read and review each item carefully, responding where required. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact our office.


Admission Process

Health Insurance

Health Insurance is required for all pharmacy students. If you do not already have coverage, health insurance must be obtained from D’Youville. If you have any questions regarding health insurance, please contact the D’Youville Health Center at 716-829-8777.

A completed medical exam and immunizations are required to fulfill the admission process to the School of Pharmacy and for introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs). Please use  checklist below as a guide when completing your Health Form. If your form is not completed correctly or you are missing immunizations, then your registration will be delayed.

This requirement must be completed prior to matriculation into the P-1 year and returned no later than July 8, 2019.

Health Form

Background Check

A growing number of national healthcare organizations, institutions, and state legislatures require student pharmacists to complete a criminal background check (CBC) at least once during their educational career. Since student pharmacists may be subject to criminal background checks earlier in their educational career due to introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs) the School of Pharmacy is requiring all students to have the Ceritphi Background Check via PharmCAS completed no later than June 10, 2019 prior to their matriculation into the P-1 year. If you have any questions please about this requirement contact Dr. Michael MacEvoy, Director of Experiential Education at 716-829-7726 or macevoym@dyc.edu.

Financial Aid: US Citizens and Residents

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. The Director of Financial Aid at D’Youville will email you information regarding tuition, fees, financial aid and loans upon completion and submission of your FAFSA. In the interim, tuition and student fees for the 2018-2019 academic year can be obtained by contacting the D’Youville Student Solutions Center at 716-829-7500.

International Students

Send all necessary information to Ann Soares at soaresa@dyc.edu or 716-829-8114.

fall Course Registration & Agreement

Please contact Beverly Taggart at 716-829-8440 to either make an appointment to come to the D’Youville School of Pharmacy (SoP) to register in person for your P1 classes or to receive step-by-step assistance with your P1 course registration over the phone. The D'Youville SoP has guaranteed room for all students in all classes.You will register for IPPE rotations with the Office of Experiential Education during your first few weeks of school.

Completed Health/Immunization forms are required prior to registration.

Veteran’s Benefits

January 2009 saw the creation of D’Youville’s Office of Veteran’s Affairs. All current and former members of the United States Armed Forces are eligible to receive services from the Office of Veterans Affairs. In some cases, spouses and children of veterans also may be eligible to receive services. For further information please contact Robert Ward; Director of Veterans Affairs Office at 716-829-7836, wardr@dyc.edu or go the veterans main page.

Housing

On campus housing is available to Doctor of Pharmacy students in D’Youville’s Residence Apartment Complex. Further information can be found on our residence life page.

Book & Equipment List

A list of required textbooks along with their corresponding courses will prepare you for your first professional year. Please note that TI 30XIIS calculators are required for most science-based classes. A basic stethoscope and a blood pressure cuff are also required for PMD 613 (Patient Assessment I) in the fall semester. Stethoscopes and blood pressure cuffs will be available for purchase in the School of Pharmacy at a discounted price the first few weeks of class.

Orientation

A required P1 Orientation will be hosted August 7 - 9, 2019. Please plan accordingly. Details and schedule to follow.

Prerequisite Requirements

Students who are required to complete prerequisite course work during the spring 2019 session must mail or bring a receipt of registration for that course work to Professor Christopher Jadoch, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, D’Youville School of Pharmacy, 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14201.

Transcripts

An official copy of your transcript(s) including your spring 2019 semester grades (if applicable) must be mailed to Professor Christopher Jadoch, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, D’Youville School of Pharmacy, 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14201 upon completion of the semester.

White Coat Ceremony

On Friday, September 13, 2019, the D’Youville School of Pharmacy will be hosting its annual White Coat Ceremony. Attendance at the ceremony is mandatory for all PharmD Students. Further details regarding this event will be forthcoming.

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)

Students will have a two-week IPPE rotation occurring in the middle of each semester (fall and spring).  During this time, all classes will cease in an effort to allow each student the opportunity to make the most of their practice experience. Because so many important events are occurring during the fall of the P1 year, your IPPE rotations will be scheduled for you.  Students will not be required to arrange for or set up their own rotations. All arrangements will be completed through Office of Experiential Education at the D’Youville School of Pharmacy. 

All required prerequisite courses must be completed as specified in your acceptance letter. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of your seat.

Stay on track with the steps you need to take next and be sure to refer to the materials that were included in your acceptance packet.

P1 Year

Get a head start for your P1 year with PDF's of your schedule, classes and books.

Curriculum (PDF)

Calendar (PDF)

Textbooks (PDF)