COVID-19 Resources and Updates
To keep our community informed about the vaccine, the science behind it, and its safety, UTHealth has developed several resources to keep our school community and the public informed. We encourage you to check these resources regularly, as they are updated when new content becomes available.
- Here for Houston website (information on UTHealth's response to the pandemic)
- COVID-19 FAQ (currently limited to vaccine information)
Internal community resources (must log in to access):
- COVID-19 virus and vaccine FAQ (use the listed quick guide to navigate between topics)
- Information about vaccine enrollment and distribution for faculty, staff and students
- UTHealth resources for faculty, staff and students
- A list of announcements from UTHealth President Colasurdo, MD
- SPH COVID-19 resources, including the vaccine enrollment survey and IT support contacts
Spring 2022 COVID-19 Updates
UTHealth School of Public Health will resume in-person instruction for the spring 2022 term.
The majority of courses will be delivered in-person/ITV. Online courses will be available and indicated using the PHW, PHWM, and PHWD prefixes.
- All students are expected to attend in-person courses (course with a PH, PHM and PHD prefix) from the assigned classroom on their respective campus (classroom assignments will be available in myUTH before the start of the term).
- Online courses (courses with a PHW, PHWM, or PHWD prefix) will continue to be delivered fully online as usual. Some online courses may be delivered synchronously via WebEx; this information will be provided in the course notes and indicated by the presence of a meeting time.
- Students enrolled in independent studies, PH 9997 Practicum, PHM 9998 Culminating Experience/Thesis Research, PHD 9999 Dissertation Research should work with their faculty advisor or supervising faculty member to make appropriate arrangements.
- If you have any questions about how your course will be delivered, please contact the instructor directly.
Information for international students on F-1 visas
F-1 and J-1 students must enroll full-time (minimum of 9 credit hours of which 3 credit hours may be online coursework) and must be physically on campus for their in-person courses. Classroom assignments will be available for each course in myUTH. All questions about enrollment requirements should be directed to the Office of International Affairs.
mySPH academic portal
Please visit mySPH to access all content that is managed and disseminated by the Office of Academic Affairs and Student Services. This platform includes degree planners, academic forms, course schedule information, detailed information about specific degree requirements, practicum instructions, student research information, and other academic and student resources.
We appreciate your continued patience and look forward to seeing you all back on campus in the spring term. Please continue to check your UTHealth email for communication from the School and University. If you have questions or concerns, please email SPHStudentServices@uth.tmc.edu.