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 2, 2021 Early Decision Program AMCAS application deadline
August 16, 2021 Early Decision Program secondary application and letters of recommendation deadline
October 1, 2021 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 1, 2021 Regular MD and MD/PhD AMCAS application deadline
November 15, 2021 Regular MD and MD/PhD secondary application and letters of recommendation deadline
November - April Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis until class is filled
February 22, 2022 "Plan to Enroll" option opens in AMCAS for accepted students to select
April 15, 2022 Accepted students with multiple acceptances narrow their acceptance offers to three medical schools, with no limit on waitlist offers
May 2, 2022 "Commit to Enroll" option opens in AMCAS for accepted students to select
July 7, 2022 "Commit to Enroll" required for accepted LLUSM students to select
July 28-29, 2022 Orientation and Matriculation; White Coat ceremony at end of first orientation day

 

Definitions

Option Timeline Definition Recommendation
Plan to Enroll February 22 - July 7 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to Enroll  May 2 - July 7 Selecting “Commit to Enroll” indicates the accepted student has made a final selection and withdrawn from all other schools and waitlists.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 7 If not done previously, accepted LLUSM students are to select "Commit to Enroll" and withdraw from all other schools and waitlists. Required