MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Click here for the Summer 2021 course listing

Employees of institutions within the Texas Medical Center may register as a non-degree student for one or more GSBS course each term provided they have the instructor's consent, their supervisor's approval and have complete documentation by the deadline date.

A completed application/registration form must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar at 7000 Fannin Suite 2250 Houston, TX 77030. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, the completed form may be emailed to  Additionally, in place of a signature from the course instructor and your supervisor on the form, an email from same allowing you to take the class is acceptable. Please include this as part of your submission. 

For Summer 2021, this form and all supporting documents must be completed by 5:00 pm on May 7.

First time employee applicants will need to submit the application form approximately 5 working days ahead of the May 7 deadline to allow some time for all required processing. It is not possible to submit an application on the deadline day and complete the required processing at the end of business that day.  Please allow yourself plenty of time to obtain the appropriate documentation. The Office of the Registrar will not enroll you in the class unless all *documents required are completed.”

 You may choose to take a course for audit or credit and the following forms are  applicable only for GSBS courses.   

To take a course for credit:

To audit a course:

Dates to remember: (dates below are valid only for Summer 2021 term)

Apr 12 - May 7 Open Registration (first time employee applicants must submit form 5 working days before deadline to the UTH Office of the Registrar)
May 14 Payment Deadline (balance after this date is subject to a $50.00 late fee)
May 17 - 20 Add/Drop (no transcript grade entry; for registered students only)
May 21 - Jul 16 Drop w/ WP or WF grade (need to use drop form)
May 17 Summer  Class Start Date
Aug 6 Summer Class End Date
Aug 9 - 10 Exams

*Documents required: (by the registrar’s office to complete registration before the above deadline)

For further information about the registration process or to follow up on your registration, please send an email to

Please note that employees who take a GSBS course are subject to the same policies and grading systems used for regular GSBS degree-seeking students.