Timeline

TimeframeInstructions
Early MayAMCAS application opens
July - November Verified AMCAS applications and letters of recommendation are received; invitations to submit secondary application are sent by email
July - SeptemberEarly Decision Program invitations to interview are sent by email
July - JanuaryRegular MD and MD/PhD applications are reviewed
August 1Early Decision Program AMCAS application deadline
August 15Early Decision Program secondary application and letters of recommendation deadline
October 1Early Decision Program applicants are notified of Admissions Committee decisions by email
October - MarchRegular MD and MD/PhD invitations to interview are sent by email
November 1Regular MD and MD/PhD AMCAS application deadline
November 15Regular MD and MD/PhD secondary application and letters of recommendation deadline
December - AprilAdmissions decisions are made on a rolling basis until class is filled
February 19"Plan to Enroll" option opens in AMCAS for accepted students
April 15Accepted 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
21 days prior to Orientation start"Commit to Enroll" required
July 30-31Orientation and Matriculation; White Coat ceremony at end of first orientation day

 

Definitions

OptionTimelineDefinitionRecommendation
Plan to EnrollFebruary 19 - July 11Per the AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Too, 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to EnrollApril 30 - July 11Selecting “Commit to Enroll” indicates the accepted student has made a final selection and withdrawn from all other schools and waitlists.Highly recommended
Commit to EnrollJuly 11If not done previously, accepted applicants are to select "Commit to Enroll" and withdraw from all other schools and waitlists.Required