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Congratulations on your acceptance to Concordia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program!
Now that you have been accepted, please complete and submit the list of items below.
After January 1, 2018 you are eligible to apply for financial aid. To apply, complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and choose Concordia, St. Paul using the code 002347.
To finalize your admission into the DPT program, please submit the intent to enroll form by March 1, 2018.
Accepted students are required to submit a $300 tuition deposit by March 1, 2018.
*Follow these steps to submit your $300 tuition deposit online:
A final, official transcript showing degree completion must be received by the Office of Admissions at least one week prior to your program start date.
Please complete and submit the Health History form by May 1, 2018.
Minnesota State law requires proof of immunization. You will not be allowed to enroll until the required documentation has been submitted. Please complete and submit the immunization form by May 1, 2018.
Submit completed materials to Concordia:
Office of Admissions, DPT Program
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please create the following accounts by June 1, 2018.
An email will be sent by Exxat with detailed instructions in May. Be sure to check your CSP email and your junk mail.
Exxat will approve and manage immunizations, provider screens, training modules, etc.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) requires students who will complete their practice experience in MN to complete a NetStudy 2.0 Background Study.
The process for the DHS NetStudy is listed below for your convenience:
Please upload the following documents into Exxat by July 15, 2018.
You will be required to upload all immunizations and positive titers into Exxat for approval. Please follow the instructions these requirements before you upload your documents in to Exxat:
You are required to have health insurance to participate in clinical activities. If you already have insurance, copy your insurance card (front and back) or receipt and upload to Exxat. Proof of health insurance will need to be submitted annually.
Concordia University expects that all students carry health insurance. It is the student’s responsibility to provide payment or insurance for any physical or mental health medical needs.
A physical exam must be done within one year of entering the program and be “within normal limits” in all areas. If not, the student must have documentation regarding any treatments, medicines, plans to follow, limitations, etc.
If a student’s physical exam status changes, they must seek treatment and provide the Program Director and Director of Clinical Education with the necessary documentation noting any limitations. Fulfilling this Student Health Record will require an appointment with your healthcare provider for a physical and immunization updates.
If seeing a new healthcare provider, you should bring your immunization records with you. Bring the provider statement of student health status with you to your appointment, and have your practitioner sign the document. Upload your provider statement of student health status into Exxat.
Items below must be completed by August 15, 2018.
Students are required to complete training modules via the CSP Training system on HIPAA, OSHA and Blood Borne Pathogens, and Diversity on Campus.
The Department of Human Resources sends out the training modules via email early summer (be sure to check your CSP email). The courses must be completed and the certificates need to be uploaded into Exxat.
Items below must be completed by September 15, 2018.
Students must have a documented annual flu shot for the upcoming flu season. This must be administered prior to students going into the clinic and documentation of the vaccination must include: supplier, batch, and that it is specifically for the upcoming flu season. This must be uploaded into Exxat.
Students in the DPT program are required to complete CPR/AED Training for Health Professionals through the American Heart Association. This will take place within the Clinical Seminar I course in the Fall of the first year, prior to going into any clinic setting. There will be a course fee associated.
Students must upload their certification of completion into Exxat. Students will renew their training at the end of their second year in the Clinical Seminar III course.
Students are required to review the CSP Student and Clinical Education Handbooks during their orientation week. A signature form, indicating acknowledgement of this must be signed and uploaded to Exxat.
Classes begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
*Please note: Fall break is only for undergraduate students
Students enrolling at Concordia must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. An acceptable device is one that has connectivity on a high speed internet network, is capable of running a supported operating system and features both a webcam and microphone. Most devices sold within the last two years will meet these requirements.
Concordia is one of the first universities to partner with Microsoft to license Microsoft Office for all students. This software will be available at no cost to students and the license allows installation on up to five devices owned by the student.
You’ll be spending a lot of time on campus as a Physical Therapy Student. Quite a few students find having a meal plan helpful so you can simply stop at the coffee shop or Winget Student Life Center to grab a meal in between classes and studying.
Determine the accommodations that may be available to you at Concordia by contacting Student Accessibility Services at email@example.com.
Visit Concordia’s Student Accessibility Services webpage for more information.