Domestic Visiting Students

When to Apply

Applications can be submitted starting May 1st during our annual open elective enrollment period. After May, you can apply thirty days in advance of your requested elective date to allow for processing and travel arrangements. You can submit up to five (5) elective requests at one time.

How to Apply

Our application process for Domestic students is processed online using VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service) via the AAMC website. All Domestic applications using VSAS should process their application containing the following required documents:

  • Transcript
  • University of Louisville Immunization (if approved for a rotation)
  • Updated CV

Verification of HIPAA and OSHA training, BLS certification, and malpractice coverage at $1 million per occurrence and $3 million aggregate should be provided by your medical school during their verification process. The University of Louisville School of Medicine does participate in the Universal Clinical Training Agreement for Visiting Students and Externships.

For more information on VSAS, please visit or contact VSAS at or (202) 478-9878. If you school does not participate in the VSAS program, email Medical Student Affairs for a manual application.

Requests can be made in VSAS during the application process for different clinical elective dates.