Main Residency Match Calendar

2018 Main Residency Match® Calendar

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Sep 15

Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. ET


Nov 30

Standard registration deadline for applicants at 11:59 p.m. ET. After November 30, applicants incur a $50 late fee in addition to the standard registration fee

Jan 15

Rank order list entry opens at 12:00 p.m. ET


Jan 31

Program quota change, withdrawal, and SOAP participation deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET


Feb 21

Rank Order List Certification Deadline: ROLs must be certified by 9:00 p.m. ET

Also at 9:00 p.m. ET, applicant late registration/Match withdrawal deadline

Mar 12

Match Week Begins

Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) begins at 11:00 a.m. ET

Detailed 2017 Match Week and SOAP schedule

Mar 15

SOAP concludes at 11:00 a.m. ET

Mar 16

Match Day!

  • Medical school Match Day ceremonies at 12:00 p.m. ET
  • Match results sent by email and posted in the R3 system at 1:00 p.m. ET