2020-2021 Timeline for All MD Programs
|May 4, 2020||AMCAS 2020-2021 application becomes available.|
|June, 2020||Earliest date that medical schools will receive verified primary AMCAS applications.|
|November 1, 2020||Latest filing date through AMCAS for consideration of primary AMCAS application for CWRU.|
|July - November 1||Our Admissions Office receives verified AMCAS primary applications and electronically invites applicants to complete CWRU's Secondary Application.|
|December 1, 2020||Deadline to submit the CWRU secondary application.|
The AMCAS verification processing can take up to 4-6 weeks from the time that your application and all required official transcripts are received at AMCAS, and can take significantly longer during peak processing times. Medical Schools do not receive your application until it is verified by AMCAS.
It is acceptable to have your letters sent to AMCAS before your completed Secondary Application is received by our office. However, your application will not be reviewed until you have submitted a completed secondary application and all Letters of Recommendation have been received by AMCAS.
|July, 2020||Earliest date for submitting the CWRU secondary application.|
|December 1, 2020||Latest date for submitting the CWRU secondary application. It is to your advantage to complete the secondary in a timely manner and not to wait until the deadline to submit the secondary application.|
|August - December 1||Admissions receives and reviews completed applications. Qualified applicants are electronically invited to schedule an interview at CWRU.|
|September - February||Interviewing season.|
For Accepted Applicants
|April - July||Case Western Reserve may accept students placed on the alternate list.|
|March 2021||Second Look Weekend for the applicants accepted to Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.|
|April, 2021||Second Look Weekend for the applicants accepted to the University Program and the MSTP|
|April 30, 2021||Notify your program of your final decision regarding your intention to attend and release acceptances to other schools.|
|July 2021||Classes begin! Please review the AAMC Recommendations for Applicants to understand your responsibilities in this portion of the matriculation process.|
|July 2021||White Coat Ceremony, Severance Hall|
Check out our Acceptance Protocols page for important dates.