Timeline

Timeframe Instructions
Early May AMCAS application opens
July - November  Verified AMCAS applications and letters of recommendation are received; invitations to submit secondary application are sent by email
July - September Early Decision Program invitations to interview are sent by email
July - January Regular MD and MD/PhD applications are reviewed
August 3 Early Decision Program AMCAS application deadline
August 17 Early Decision Program secondary application and letters of recommendation deadline
October 1 Early Decision Program applicants are notified of Admissions Committee decisions by email
October - March Regular MD and MD/PhD invitations to interview are sent by email
November 2 Regular MD and MD/PhD AMCAS application deadline
November 16 Regular MD and MD/PhD secondary application and letters of recommendation deadline
December - April Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis until class is filled
February 19 "Plan to Enroll" option opens in AMCAS for accepted students to select
April 15 Accepted students with multiple acceptances narrow their acceptance offers to three medical schools, with no limit on waitlist offers
April 30 "Commit to Enroll" option opens in AMCAS for accepted students to select
July 8 "Commit to Enroll" required for accepted students to select
July 30-31 Orientation and Matriculation; White Coat ceremony at end of first orientation day

 

Definitions

Option Timeline Definition Recommendation
Plan to Enroll February 19 - July 8 Per the AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool, accepted students can select this option.  Accepted students select and update this option at any time, continue to hold other acceptances, remain on waitlists and continue to interview at other schools. Highly recommended
Plan to Enroll and Commit to Enroll April 30 - July 8 Selecting “Commit to Enroll” indicates the accepted student has made a final selection and withdrawn from all other schools and waitlists. Highly recommended
Commit to Enroll July 8 If not done previously, accepted applicants are to select "Commit to Enroll" and withdraw from all other schools and waitlists. Required