Main Residency Match Calendar
2015
Sep 15

Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Applicants: Register for the Main Residency Match and, once registered, return to ERAS and enter your NRMP ID in the Personal Information section.

Institutional Officials: Activate your institution and programs.

Program Directors and Coordinators: Once your program is activated by your IO, log in and complete the Match registration process including updating program quotas, creating reversions, and verifying public contact information.

Oct 1

Schools: Functionality to upload rising seniors opens at 8:00 a.m. ET.

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Nov 30

Applicants: Standard registration for $70 ends at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Note: After Nov 30, a $50 late fee is added to the standard registration fee.

2016
Jan 14

Programs: Deadline to create joint advanced/preliminary program tracks is 11:59 p.m. ET.

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Jan 15

Rank order list entry begins at 12:00 p.m. ET for applicants and programs

Applicants: You must have completed the registration process to submit a rank order list and be ranked by programs.

Programs: Setting SOAP participation indicator also opens at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Note: Your program must be activated by your IO to be ranked by applicants.  You must complete the registration process to submit a rank order list.

Schools: Verification of student/graduate graduation credentials opens at 12:00 p.m. ET.
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Jan 31

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

Programs: Your quota and SOAP participation indicator must be confirmed. Program withdrawal deadline also is 11:59 p.m. ET.
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Feb 17

Programs: AOA/ACGME dually-accredited programs must finalize quota increases based on AOA Match results by 5:00 p.m. ET by contacting NRMP.

Feb 24

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

 Applicants: Late registration/Match withdrawal deadline is 9:00 p.m. ET.

Programs: Reversion deadline is 9:00 p.m. ET.
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Institutional Officials: Change approvals deadline is 9:00 p.m. ET.

Schools: Student/graduate graduation credentials verification deadline is 9:00 p.m. ET.

Mar 7

Schools: SOAP eligibility verification of students/graduates opens at 8:00 a.m. ET.

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Mar 9

Schools: SOAP eligibility verification of students/graduates closes at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Mar 14

Match Week

Applicants: Learn if you matched in the R3® system and by email at 11:00 a.m. ET. SOAP begins and the List of Unfilled Programs is available for SOAP-eligible unmatched and partially matched applicants.

Programs: Learn if you filled in the R3® system and by email at 11:00 a.m. ET. SOAP begins for participating unfilled programs.

Schools: Unmatched Applicants Report available at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Note: Report embargoed until 11:00 a.m. ET.

Detailed Match Week and SOAP schedule

Mar 17

Programs: Confidential Roster of Matched Applicants available in R3 system and by email at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Note: Roster embargoed until 1:00 p.m. ET on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Schools: Match Results for Seniors/Graduates report and Match Day letters available at 8:00 a.m. ET. Reports cannot be shared.

SOAP ends at 5:00 p.m. ET

Programs: Positions can be created for partially-matched applicants after SOAP ends at 5:00 p.m. ET.

List of Unfilled Programs is available to all registered unmatched and partially matched applicants at 6:00 p.m. ET. Programs can access R3 system to update number of available positions.

Mar 18

Match Day!

Applicants: Medical school Match Day ceremonies at 12:00 p.m. ET. Learn where you matched in the R3 system and by email at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Programs: Match Results by Ranked Applicant and SOAP Results by Preferred Applicant reports available at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Advance Data Tables available on www.nrmp.org at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Match Outcome for All Programs by State available to all users at 2:00 p.m. ET.

May 1

List of Unfilled Programs will no longer be available in the R3 system after 11:59 p.m. ET

Jun 30

Match closes in R3 system at 11:59 pm. ET. Match reports no longer available.