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VSAS Help Desk
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET
Phone: 202-478-9878



How to Use VSAS

Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS®) makes it easier for medical students to apply to senior away electives. With VSAS, you'll only need to complete one application for all participating institutions. This reduces paperwork, saves time, and facilitates communication between applicants and institutions.

The steps for applying to away electives with VSAS are outlined below.

1. Request VSAS Authorizations

2. Review Host Institution Application Dates and Requirements

3. Complete and Certify Your VSAS Profile

4. Upload and Assign Supporting Documents

5. Search for Electives

6. Apply to Electives

7. Track Your Offers

8. Read Your Emails

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