Undergraduate Health Sciences Enrichment Program (UHSEP)

Undergraduate Health Sciences Enrichment Program (UHSEP) is a six-week, academically rigorous residential program at the University of New Mexico (UNM) that provides an on-campus learning environment for college bound students who are interested in a career as a health professional. The program will challenge students with a curriculum that enhances and supports their academic and social development.

For questions, contact us: HSC-diversity@salud.unm.edu

What does UHSEP offer?

UHSEP is designed to provide students with experiential learning and academic opportunities that will support their academic and social development during the summer before entering college.

  • Up to six-weeks of Math, Science and Language Arts courses, with the potential to earn credits at UNM.
  • Tutoring and academic support provided.
  • CPR/First Response Certification.
  • Hands-on experience with professionals from 17+ health careers.
  • Shadow Health Professionals.
  • Community based service learning.
  • Sessions on cultural humility.
  • Hear from current students in professional health programs.
  • Stipend upon completion of the program.

The Summer UHSEP Residential Experience:

  • Housing provided in UNM Residence Halls.
  • Meal Plan provided during the program.
  • Dorm Advisors, Peer Mentor Tutors or staff support available 24/7.
  • College Prep sessions and campus immersion experiences.
  • Participants are expected to commit to the full six-week program plus one-day orientation.
  • Participants are required to live on campus for the duration of the program.
  • Participants may not bring their own vehicles.
  • Participants must comply with The Pathfinder- UNM Student Handbook. Failure to comply with campus policies regarding conduct, academic honesty, and lawful behavior may result in dismissal from the program.

Ready To Apply?

What is required in the application packet?

  • Student Application
  • Student Application Profile with short essay responses
  • One Recommendation Form
  • One unofficial copy of your transcript

More InformationApplication Packet

Did you Apply for Summer 2020?

Our team will reach out to you via email to provide up to date information about program changes in response to COVID-19. Please check the email you provided on your application.