Main Match Events
Sep 15

NRMP registration opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Nov 30

Applicant early registration deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET

Jan 15

Rank order list entry begins at 12:00 p.m. ET for all users

Jan 31

Quota Change Deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET

Feb 26

Rank Order List Deadline and deadline to withdraw from the Main Residency Match!

Rank order lists must be certified no later than 9:00 p.m. ET.

Mar 17

Match Week begins at 12:00 p.m. ET

  • Applicants find out whether they matched
  • Program directors find out whether all positions filled
  • The Match Week Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) begins with release of List of Unfilled Programs
Mar 20

Program Directors receive their Confidential Roster of Matched Applicants

SOAP concludes at 5:00 p.m. ET

Mar 21

Match Day! Match results released in R3® system at 1:00 p.m. ET.