At UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health, students will benefit from a world-renowned university with a strong sense of community and robust student support from day one.
From academic support services to a state-of-the-art fitness center, you’ll find comprehensive resources that help contribute to your success and well-being.
With a population of nearly 7.8 million and growing, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area is dynamic and diverse. Learn about our cultural attractions, outdoor recreation, and dining options.
The Office of Student Financial Aid manages scholarships, grants, and student loans for the School of Public Health. Apply for financial aid, see frequently asked questions, and find related resources.
Dallas boasts plenty of affordable housing options in safe and vibrant neighborhoods. Information about housing options popular among current UT Southwestern students is available in our 2022 Housing Survey. Temporary housing may also be available through Southwestern Medical Park Apartments.
All students enrolled at a UT System health-related institution are required to have and maintain valid major medical health insurance coverage. Learn more about health insurance requirements and the affordable options.
Student Organizations actively participate in and contribute to a vibrant university community. Our more than 100 registered student organizations provide invaluable experiences and opportunities.
We support students through diversity and inclusion programs, health and wellness services, student organizations, and other opportunities. Students are eligible for membership at the Bryan Williams, M.D. Student Center, where they can gather, participate in fitness and recreational activities, and enjoy a sense of community. Learn about the resources available to all students at UT Southwestern.
Message from the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Operations
Welcome to the Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health. As the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Operations, I am thrilled to be part of the team that will guide you in your educational journey. We are available to assist with academic, personal, and professional development as you join a community of researchers, scholars, and teachers.
The O’Donnell School of Public Health is a part of one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, UT Southwestern Medical Center. As a student, you will benefit from exceptional training facilities and our relationships with community organizations, regional health systems, and regional university partners.
You will also have access to all university-wide student services. I encourage you to explore the list of student organizations, diversity and inclusion activities, and community events available to you. Our student services, student wellness, and academic support professionals are so excited to welcome you to the UT Southwestern family – and I’m at the top of the list.
Dallas is a great place to study, work, and live. UT Southwestern is unmatched in the educational opportunities it provides. Welcome, again, to the O’Donnell School of Public Health and the UT Southwestern community.
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