Today is Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017

Medical Student Admissions

Student in front of research board

Interview Day at UC

We are looking forward to your visit and would like to assist you in planning your trip to Cincinnati! The following information will help coordinate your schedule.

The University of Cincinnati uses the Multiple Mini Interview process on Interview day. The MMI was developed roughly 10 years ago and the popularity of the MMI has been growing internationally, to our knowledge, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is the first U.S. medical school to solely use the MMI for interviews in the selection of students into an MD program.

Read the New York Times Article

Interview Day Schedule

Check-in times are posted on your personal MedOneStop status page at www.MedOneStop.uc.edu. If you have a 7:40 AM check-in, you will be finished by 1:15 PM. If you have a 12:00 PM check-in, you will be finished by 5:25 PM.

Morning Session
7:40 - 7:50 Check-in
7:50 - 8:00 Welcome
8:00 - 8:30 Curriculum
8:30 - 9:15 MMI Presentation
9:15 - 10:20 MMI
10:20 - 11:00 Financial Aid
11:00 - 12:05 Admissions Process
12:05 - 1:05 Tour & Lunch with Medical Students
1:05 - 1:15 Debrief
Afternoon Session
12:00- 12:15 Check-in
12:15 - 1:15 Tour & Lunch with Medical Students
1:15 -1:20 Welcome
1:20 - 1:50 Curriculum
1:50 -2:30 MMI Presentation
2:30 -3:45 MMI
3:45- 4:05 Financial Aid
4:05 - 5:15 Admissions Process

5:15 - 5:25

Debrief

Interview Dress Tips

Applicants should dress in professional/business attire. Due to the length and structure of the MMI, applicants will be standing for two minutes between each station and participating in a 45-minute walking tour, so shoes should be comfortable.

Travel Information

If you are traveling by plane, the airport is in Northern Kentucky; you should allow a minimum of two hours to travel to the College of Medicine. Allow yourself plenty of time so you will not be rushed. There are two transportation services from the airport to the College of Medicine: Airport Executive Shuttle—800-990-8841, and AAA Yellow cab—513-821-8294.

Parking

You should park in The Eden Avenue Garage on your Interview Day. The garage is located directly across the street from the front entrance of the Medical Sciences Building where the College of Medicine is located. *If the Eden Avenue Garage is full please park in the Kingsgate Conference Center garage which is marked in blue on the Parking Map. The address for the Kingsgate Conference Center garage is 151 Goodman Drive Cincinnati, OH 45219.


The address for the Eden Avenue Garage is 3223 Eden Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45220.  Your parking will be validated (free of charge) upon check-in at your Interview Day. View Parking Map.

  • The parking garage is next to the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office. (View photo)
  • You will see a UCCOM feather outside of the garage that says “Welcome Future Medcats!”
  • Enter the Eden garage (View photo)
  • Once you enter the garage you will see a parking sign (View photo)
  • Please park on levels 7 or 8. 
  • Leave your ticket in your car.
  • Come to the Eden Avenue Street level and walk across the street
  • Walk up the large set of stairs that lead to the CARE/Crawley Building.(View photo)
  • At the top of the stairs you will see another UCCOM Feather that says “Welcome Future Medcats!”
  • Enter the building through the revolving doors and you will see the Admissions staff on the left hand side.(View photo)
  • Safe travels and we can’t wait to meet you!

Click here to view parking directions for your Interview Day

Your Overnight Stay

You have a few options in regard to your stay during your time in Cincinnati. They are as follows:

Stay with a Complimentary Host

In order to obtain a list of current student hosts, simply email MDAdmissions@uc.edu and provide the date in which you are scheduled to interview.

The Hampton Inn

The Hampton Inn is located within walking distance to the College of Medicine. A standard room is $119. When booking at The Hampton Inn simply copy and paste the below URL into your browser to access the special rate. Please note, the entire URL must be copied and pasted for it to work properly. If you choose to call the Hampton Inn you must provide the Corporate Account number:560020920 and mention the College of Medicine discount.

Hampton Inn Booking Link: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hp/reservation/book.htm?ctyhocn=CVGUPHX&corporateCode=560020920&from=lnrlink

The Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

A standard room is $155. To obtain this rate please call the Kingsgate Marriott and ask for the College of Medicine discount.

Financial Services

There will be a presentation on Financial Aid on your Interview Day. If you need further information please click here.

I felt at home. I honestly think my jaw hurt from smiling so much. You could just sense the positivity and energy that radiated from all the students and faculty.

Joey,
3rd year medical student