Residency Application Checklist

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  • Most Schools begin reviewing Visiting Student Applications.






  • Senior Photographs continue
  • UASOM OSCE’s begin
  • Recommended target for Step 2 CK



  • September 1: NRMP is open to register for the match
  • September 5: Target date for Ophthalmology and Urology applications
  • September 15: Medical Schools begin transmitting applications.
  • September 15: Residency programs may download applications from ERAS.
  • September 15: Register online for National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)
  • Interview workshops continue
  • Ophthalmology and Urology interviews may begin.
  • NRMP Interview offers are possible.


  • October 1: Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPE) are released.
  • October 7,8,9: Senior OSCE's
  • Interview workshops and Mock Interviews scheduled.
  • Ophthalmology and Urology interviews continue
  • Some NRMP programs begin interviews
  • UASOM OSCE’s Continue
  • Recommended time frame for Step 2 CS


  • Fall check-in with your career advisor
  • November 30: Deadline for NRMP registration.
  • NRMP interviews typically begin.
  • Ophthalmology and Urology interviews continue



  • NRMP interviews continue.
  • Military applicants: Match results are released mid-December. 
  • Ophthalmology and Urology Applicants: Rank Order List (ROL) entry begins.



  • NRMP Match interviews continue.
  • January 15 (2014): NRMP Rank Order List (ROL) entry begins
  • January 8 (2014): Ophthalmology applicants: Deadline for submitting rank order list (ROL)
  • January 15 (2014): Ophthalmology results are announced
  • January 5 (2014):  Urology applicants: Deadline for submitting rank order list (ROL).   
  • January 23 (2014): Urology Match List released



  • January 29, (2014) Senior Meeting (Rank Order List, SOAP, Match Day, and Commencement.)
  • February 25: NRMP Deadline for registration and entry of rank order list (ROL)



  • March 16: Match week begins.
  • SOAP
  • If you are in the match, DO NOT be out of town this week.
  • March 20: Match Day!


  •  May 17: SOM Commencement Ceremony


  •  June 6: Diploma Date