What To Bring


On the day of admission, please check in on the 1st floor of the John Sealy Hospital in the main lobby located on 8th and Market Street.  Please inform the staff member at the Information Desk that you are here to be admitted and please bring the following items with you:

  • Any written instructions from your physician or instructions obtained during your clinic visit
  • Texas driver's license or picture identification card
  • Insurance identification cards or policies

During your admission or prior to your admission you will visit with the admitting financial coordinator, you will be asked to make any required deposits and/or show proof of hospitalization insurance. If you have questions about this deposit, please call (409) 747-4771.

During the interview, the admitting coordinator will also review important consent forms, go over your rights and responsibilities while a patient at UTMB, and provide you with important information about your privacy.

Notary Services are available in the Admitting Department for UTMB patients as long as it is related to UTMB registration activity.  If you are in need of a notary for UTMB registration activity, please contact (409) 747-4771

Appointments that have been scheduled will occur in the Admitting Inpatient Registration Office which is located on the 5th floor of the Children’s Hospital in room 5.252.

Hospital Admission


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