Veteran Student Profile

Ryan Ziegler

Physician Assistant Class of 2020

In 2012 I was devastated when I received notice from the Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions Physician Assistant (PA) program that I had not been accepted. I then decided I needed to do something to make myself stand out from the crowd for the next time I applied.

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Ryan Ziegler Physician Assistant Student and Veteran

Local and Global Mission Service

Social Media for Current Students

Students are expected to utilize social media professionally and responsibly when representing one's self, Loma Linda University and the School of Allied Health Professions, their program, and future profession. Any social media account representing the university by utilizing its name or logo must register the account with the SAHP social media office by emailing


Chapel and Week of Renewal

Chapels occur weekly on Wednesdays from 11:00-11:50. For allied health students, the first and last chapel (Awards Chapel) is held at Campus Hill Church next to Nichol Hall. All other chapels are held at Loma Linda University Church on the lower campus.

Week of Renewal 

For Week of Renewal, the adjusted morning class schedule is:

Classes normally meeting at 8:00 a.m. will meet from 8:00-8:35.
Classes normally meeting at 9:00 a.m. will meet from 8:45-9:20.
Classes normally meeting at 10:00 a.m. will meet from 9:30-10:05.
Classes normally meeting at 11:00 a.m. will meet from 10:15-10:50.

Week of Renewal is held at Loma Linda University Church. 

CANVAS - Learning Management System

We use Canvas as our learning management system. You can access Canvas via your internet browser (e.g. Safari, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) by going to, or by using the Canvas app.

Follow these steps once you have downloaded and opened the Canvas app:

  1. Enter "LLU" when prompted to enter your school.
  2. On the authentication page, enter your LLU username and password
  3. On the Canvas for iOS window, click "Remember my authorization for this service" so you won't have to login every time you open the app.
  4. Click to log in.

School Events

We hope you will take advantage of our many student events planned for this year by our School of Allied Health Professions Student Association (SAHPSA). More information will be available to you through Instagram.

Students are also invited to attend the Wil Alexander Wholeness Series. These series of lectures and workshops are ongoing throughout the year and feature various personal and professional development topics presented by a variety of speakers.

Current students have access to internal internet communications including One Portal, the school's Canvas system and their personal LLU student web mail accounts for on campus interactions and information.

SAHP departments and faculty will communicate through your student email accounts, so please check them frequently.

SAHP students and school-affiliated groups will make announcements through Facebook and Instagram, so be sure to follow SAHP and any groups that interest you.

Helpful Links

Allied Health Links

Area Links

Student Apps

Look for Loma Linda University Apps in the Google play store.