Policies for Expenses

Computer Purchase Policy

Computers, printers, hard drives, and appropriate software are essential, necessary purchases for medical students.

Maximum allowed budget adder: $1,500 (Twin Cities students) and $1,400 (Duluth students).

Students must submit documentation for the computer purchase, such as a purchase agreement, bill of sale, or store receipt.

Financial aid counselors will advise on the most appropriate loan program to use.

Requests for a computer loan must be made within the loan period the computer was purchased. We may not be able to process a loan request retroactively if your loan request occurs outside the loan period of the purchase.

TWIN CITIES

For Year 1 students, documentation must be submitted by June 1, 2020 for loans provided during the 2019-20 academic year. Years 2 and 3 students must apply by July 31, 2020. Graduating Year 4 students must apply by November 1, prior to graduation.

DULUTH
For current students, maximum budget is $1,400.

Transportation Policy

Transportation costs are built into the standard budget, which factors in maintenance, parking, and insurance expenses for medical students.

Transportation allowances are as follows:

TWIN CITIES
Year 1: $2,500 (fall, spring, summer)
Year 2: $3,300 (fall, spring, summer)
Year 3: $3,900 (fall, spring, summer)
Year 4: $2,600 (fall, spring)
DULUTH
Year 1: $1,222 (fall, spring, summer)
Year 2: $1,022 (fall, spring)

If you qualify for financial aid, the above standard costs for transportation may be funded by scholarships, loans, or other sources of aid.

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