Visiting Student Program

Applicant Eligibility

Visiting students are eligible for electives at CUIMC if they meet all the following criteria:

  1. Currently enrolled in their final year of medical school at one of the following:
    1. Ben Gurion University,
    2. International Exchange Affiliation (must be pre-approved by home school),
    3. LCME-accredited school in the US/Canada,
    4. Osteopathic school, or
    5. Sackler School of Medicine New York Program.
  2. Completed at least 4-6 core clerkships in Internal Medicine, Surgery, and 2 other specialties (including the elective specialty in which they are applying, where available).

Eligibility for specific electives is denoted in the VSLO course catalog

Students enrolled in schools in schools that are part of our International Exchange Affiliation program must have approval from their home school and those applications are processed through OASIS. You can find the application here. 

 Elective Application Instructions

Eligible visiting students from LCME-accredited and Osteopathic schools will use VSLO to submit their applications. 

  • To expedite the onboarding process and prevent delays please begin completing the required information from the Student Health office
  • Every effort will be made for decision notifications to be made 6-8 weeks prior to the start of the desired elective month(s).


CUIMC Visiting Student Program Application & Decision Timelines  

Application & Decision Timelines

Desired Month  Catalog & Application Opening Date  Application Submission Deadline  Decisions Made (Estimate) 
February 2023  Not available to visiting students.    
March 2023 Not available to visiting students.
April 2023 Not available to visiting students.
May 2023 2/1/23 2/15/23 March 2023
June 2023 2/15/23 2/28/23 April 2023
July 2023 3/24/23 4/27/23 May 2023
August 2023 3/24/23 4/27/23 June 1, 2023
September 2023 3/24/23 4/27/23  June 15, 2023
October 2023 3/24/23 7/15/23 August 2023
November 2023 3/24/23 7/15/23 August 2023
December 2023 3/24/23 7/15/23 August 2023

VP&S Electives Schedule

Please review our UserVoice article on scheduling and start dates.

Visiting Student Catalog

Explore the Visiting Student Course Catalog on VSLO.

Visiting Student FAQ

For additional information, explore the Visiting Student Program FAQ section on our Knowledge Base.

Housing at CUIMC

During the busy summer months, visiting students can review housing options on or near campus using Rotating Room. Housing may also be available on-campus from October through April of each year through the CUIMC Housing Office.