Requirements in order to enroll and begin OT classes:

Once students are formally accepted into the Graduate Program in Occupational Therapy at Sacred Heart and have deposited, the following are required in order to enroll and begin classes:

  • Registration for the Fall semester (registration forms will be mailed out to you from the OT Program). Send completed registration forms to Office of Graduate Admissions by June 1st.
  • Successful completion of a Criminal Background Check (The College of Health Profession’s Criminal Background policy and instructions will be mailed out to you from the OT Program. You may view the policy at: Criminal Background Check Policy. Criminal Background Check must be completed by June 1st.
  • Completed Health Forms (The Annual Health Assessment Form and Illness/Immunization Form will be mailed to you from the OT Program) returned to the OT Student Services Coordinator by August 1st.
  • Proof of American Red Cross Professional Rescuer for Health Care Provider CPR/AED or American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Provider (CPR & AED) mailed to the OT Student Services Coordinator.
  • Proof of Health Insurance mailed to the OT Student Services Coordinator.
  • Signed Photographic Consent Form (this form will be mailed to you from the OT Program. You may decline but you will need to accept responsibility to avoid appearing in pictures that will be posted on the web) Return (if applicable) to the OT Student Services Coordinator by August 1.
  • Information Release Authorization Form (this form will be mailed to you from the OT Program). Return to the OT Student Services Coordinator by August 1.
  • Entering Student Data Form (this form will be mailed to you from the OT Program). Return to the OT Student Services Coordinator by August 1.
  • Successful completion of Health and Safety online course and Test (Information will be mailed to you from the OT Program). Return to the OT Student Services Coordinator by August 1.
  • Completion of any outstanding prerequisites with a grade of C or better and verifying continued maintenance of all GPA and grade admission requirements. Send final official transcripts to Sacred Heart University Office of Graduate Admissions prior to enrollment.
  • If applicable, official transcript verifying completion of undergraduate bachelor’s degree.