Registration, Textbooks, IDs & Calendars

Important Dates and Deadlines  
Virtual Welcome Session (calendar invite to follow)  Tuesday, March 21, 2023 7:00 pm EST
Orientation May 15th and 16th, 2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Course Registration

Please refrain from enrolling in classes until given specific directions from the Program Coordinator.  All program information will be sent to your UC email account.  The email to register for courses will come in the next few weeks.  

Incoming students will enroll in the following summer courses:

PT 8061C       Gross Anatomy          

PT 8079C       Interventions I: Patient Handling     

PT 8031         Clinical Medicine I      

PT 8071         Professional Roles I: Intro into the Physical Therapy Profession  

PT 8076         Evidence Based Physical Therapy I: Foundations of Research        

Please note that all course requirements and affiliated due dates will be based on the Eastern time zone.

Student ID

The Bearcat Card is your University of Cincinnati student ID.  

Student IDs are required for access to campus dining halls, libraries, sport facilities, computer laboratories, classrooms and practice labs (after regular business hours) and can also be used to conduct financial transactions on and around campus.  

If you are new to UC, please see UC’s Public Safety Keys & Badges website regarding obtaining a Bearcat Card. If you are unable to obtain your badge prior to the first day of class, you must obtain it by the end of the first week of classes. You must pick-up your Bearcat Card - this is located on west campus Jefferson/West Corry Street 

  • Park in the Corry Street parking garage (free parking for 30 minutes or less)
  • Address: UC Parking Services 4 Edwards Center - Regular Hours:  Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm (hours subject to change).  It is a recommendation to call before you pick up the ID in case the hours have been changed.  Phone: 513-556-4925.


The University of Cincinnati's Office of the Registrar maintains several calendars, including:

  • Academic Year
  • Registration, Withdrawals, Fees and Funds
  • Early Registration
  • Final Exams

For a full list of available calendars, visit the registrar's calendars page.

Textbooks & Materials

Required Materials

  1. 3x5 Index Cards - 1 package
  2. Lock for locker
  3. Scrubs or other type of protective covering for Gross Anatomy labs
  4. Name tag: We order our name tags through McGill’s Incorporated Uniforms Unlimited.  Please enter code UCPT2023 in the link labeled School Ordering Portals (note all caps) by April 25th.   
  5. You will need to purchase a BP cuff and a stethoscope.  These items will be used in class, though not on the first day. The cost of these items varies. It is recommended not to purchase the least expensive equipment, though it also isn't necessary to purchase the top of the line BP Cuff and stethoscope either. More information may be provided in class.
  6. Up-to-date tetanus vaccination (required for Gross Anatomy).