Want a jumpstart to your health care degree?

Begin your path to a health career by participating in the Undergraduate Health Sciences Enrichment Program (UHSEP)

Undergraduate Health Sciences Enrichment Program (UHSEP)

Undergraduate Health Sciences Enrichment Program (UHSEP) is an intense and rewarding multi-week summer and academic year program for entering first-year students. This academically rigorous program at the University of New Mexico (UNM) provides an on-campus learning environment for 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. 


Ready To Apply for Summer 2021?

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

UHSEP 2021-2022


June 7 - July 2, 2021
M-F, 8:00 - 12:00pm

Academic Year

Bi-Weekly, Monday, 4:00-5:00 PM

The UHSEP Experience 

  • Create a personalized roadmap towards your health professions program.  
  • Understand and develop the skills, tools resources, and relationships that will impact your undergrad career success.  
  • Increase your awareness of the urgent need for diverse healthcare in our state.  
  • Stipend upon completion of the program. 

UHSEP Activities may include:

  • Sessions to develop study strategies 
  • Campus resources meet and greets 
  • Presentations from health professionals  
  • Community-based Service Learning projects 
  • Hands-on experiences related to health careers  

UHSEP Expectations

  • Participants are expected to commit to the full four-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 HandbookFailure to comply with campus policies regarding conduct, academic honesty, and lawful behavior may result in dismissal from the program. 

UHSEP Eligibility

  • Must be a New Mexico resident or Navajo Nation residents with a valid SSN or ITIN (for payment purposes only) 
  • Have an interest in pursuing a health career 
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA or higher 
  • Be an incoming college freshman  
  • Have been accepted to, and entering a college/university

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

UNM Health Sciences and Services Building, First Floor
MSC09 5235
2500 Marble Ave. NE
1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131