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Resources for Students

Below is a collection of helpful resources to assist students in using VSAS and don't forget to check out the FAQ section for answers to some of our users' most common questions! Students should not feel limited to the resources listed below, as they are always more than welcome to contact the VSAS Helpdesk for additional support.

VSAS Help Desk
Monday - Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET
Telephone: 202-478-9878


Student Handout Outlines VSAS process for students applying to 2014-2015 electives01/2014
Student Screenshots Screenshots outline the VSAS process for students applying to 2014-2015 electives01/2014
Verification Statements Home medical schools verify these statements about their students01/2012
Certification Statements Statements a student must certify before submitting applications01/2012
Document Upload Guide Addresses common questions students have when uploading documents02/2011

Online Tutorials

The following tutorials will walk you step-by-step through the VSAS application process. Please note: There is no audio.

VSAS Student Tutorial #1 Completing the profile section of the VSAS application

VSAS Student Tutorial #2 Searching for and saving electives

VSAS Student Tutorial #3 Applying for saved electives

VSAS Student Tutorial #4 Accepting an elective offer

VSAS Student Tutorial #5 Changing the order of submitted applications

VSAS Student Tutorial #6 Post-Submission application changes

VSAS Student Tutorial #7 Uploading and assigning documents (Standard & Supplemental) in your VSAS application