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
    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 OASIS course catalog.

Students enrolled in schools that are part of our International Exchange Affiliation program must have approval from their home school and those applications are processed through VSLO. Schools who do not have access to VSLO can email Jesse Igbokwe,

Elective Application Instructions

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

  • To prevent delays in the onboarding process, please be prepared to submit the required information from the Student Health office once accepted.
  • Every effort will be made for decision notifications to be made 6-8 weeks prior to the start of the desired elective month(s).

Note that some electives have their own application and decision timelines, including: DR02P, NS01P, OP04P, OR01P, RH01P, UR01P, and UR91P

Application & Decision Timelines

Desired Month Application Open Submission Deadline Decisions Made (Estimate)
January Not available to visiting students.
February Not available to visiting students.
March Not available to visiting students.
April Not available to visiting students.
May 2/1/24 3/1/24 March 2024
June 2/1/24 3/1/24 March 2024
July 3/1/24 4/26/24 May 2024
August 3/1/24 4/26/24 May 2024
September 3/1/24 4/26/24 May 2024
October 3/1/24 4/26/24 May 2024
November 3/1/24 7/19/24 August 2024
December 3/1/24 7/19/24 August 2024

VP&S Electives Schedule

Please review our UserVoice article on scheduling and start dates.

Visiting Student Catalog

Explore the Visiting Student Electives Catalog on VSLO.

Visiting Student FAQ

For additional information, explore our Visiting Student Program FAQ on UserVoice.

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.

Contact Information

You may submit a ticket if you need additional support.