Main Match Events
Sep 15

Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Nov 30

Applicant Early Registration Deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET

Applicants registering after November 30 will be charged a late fee

Jan 15

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

Jan 31

Quota Change/Withdrawal Deadline for programs at 11:59 p.m. ET

Feb 25

Rank Order List Deadline/Applicant Late Registration Deadline at 9:00 p.m. ET

Rank order lists must be certified by 9:00 p.m. ET.

Applicants must register for or withdraw from the Main Residency Match by 9:00 p.m. ET

Mar 16

Match Week begins

  • 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 the List of Unfilled Programs
Mar 19

Program directors receive their Confidential Roster of Matched Applicants

SOAP concludes at 5:00 p.m. ET

Mar 20

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