Yale Undegraduate Career Services

Timeline for Applying to Allopathic Programs

Applications to allopathic medical schools begin each year in May or June and the process from application through receiving all admissions decisions is approximately 10 months. 

The information in this timeline begins the November before you apply.

November
  • Attend a Registration Meeting; check UCS calendar for dates/times
January-April
May
  • Submit Dean’s Dean's Disciplinary Report Request Form (PDF) to your Residential College Dean in early May
  • Recommendations and Dean’s Report should be received by HPAP by the end of May.  You can monitor receipt of letters in the “Credentials” section of Symplicity
  • Submit appropriate transcript request forms (provided within the application) for official transcripts to The Office of the Registrar once spring grades have been posted. Review your official transcript for errors prior to making this request   
May/June
  • Submit applications as early as possible for processing by the application services.  We recommend submission no later than the end of June.
June-August
  • Once your application is processed, provide a processed copy of the application and your HPE Request Form (PDF) to the HPAP Office.  HPAP will not accept your HPE request form until your Dean’s Report and ALL letters of recommendation are received.
  • Complete secondary applications.
  • Update HPAP and professional schools with any changes to your contact information.
August-October
August-February
  • Interview with medical schools.