Match Schedule

2015 Main Match Schedule

September 15, 2014 Registration opens at 12:00 noon eastern time for applicants, institutional officials, program directors, and medical school officials.
November 30, 2014 Applicant early registration deadline
Note: Applicants early registration until 11:59 p.m. eastern time. Applicants who register after November 30 must pay an additional will be charge a late registration fee.
January 15, 2015 Rank order list entry begins
Applicants and programs may start entering their rank order lists at 12:00 noon eastern time.
January 31, 2015 Quota change deadline
Programs must submit final information on quotas and withdrawals by 11:59 p.m. eastern time.
February 25, 2015 Deadline for registration and ROL certification

Rank order list certification deadline

Applicants and programs must certify their rank order lists by 9:00 p.m. eastern time. Staff will be available to answer your questions during the final deadline hours. CERTIFIED applicant and program rank order lists and any other information pertinent to the Match must be entered in the R3 System by this date and time.

Withdraw Deadline
Independent applicants who have accepted a position through another national matching plan or by agreement outside the Matching Program must withdraw by 9:00 p.m. eastern time.
March 16, 2015 Applicant matched and unmatched information posted to the Web site at 12:00 noon eastern time.

Filled and unfilled results for individual programs posted to the Web site at 12:00 noon eastern time.

Locations of all unfilled positions are released at 12:00 noon eastern time only to participants eligible for the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP).
March 19, 2015 Programs with unfilled positions may start entering their Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) preference lists at 11:30 a.m. eastern time.
March 20, 2015 Match Day! Match results for applicants are posted to Web site at 1:00 p.m. eastern time.

Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) concludes at 5:00 p.m. eastern time.

Note: SOAP-eligible unmatched applicants shall initiate contact with the directors of unfilled programs only through ERAS. Other individuals or entities shall not initiate contact on behalf of any SOAP-eligible unmatched applicant prior to contact from directors of unfilled programs. Such contact is a violation of the Match Participation Agreement. Contact between programs and matched applicants prior to the general announcement of Match 2015 results at 1:00 p.m. eastern time, Friday, March 20, 2015 is also a violation of the Match Participation Agreement.

Source: National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)

Updated May 2014