Cycle 2019 Timeline

Cycle 2019

Committee Letter of Evaluation & Application to Medical/Dental Schools

Timeline and Deadlines


October 2018

  • If you haven’t done so already, create an Inspire (formerly known as AdviseStream) account, complete your profile and indicate your planned matriculation year (2020) in Inspire’s Pre-Health widget
  • Subscribe to the Pre-Health Blog
  • Learn about Cycle 2019 Application Process by attending a Cycle 2019 Application Year Overview: Part I 
  • Consider Letter of Recommendation writers
  • Consider Exam Preparation and Date; Register for Exam
  • Begin researching health profession schools and school-specific course requirements using the School Selector tool in Inspire.
  • October 25th: Cycle 2019 and Committee Letter Part I - Request for Committee Letter officially opens

November - December 2018

  • November 15th: Committee Letter Part I - Request for Committee Letter due in Inspire (First Time Applicants)
  • December 3rd: Committee Letter Part II - CL Portfolio Opens (all applicants)

January - February 2019

  • January 27th: Committee Letter Part II - Application Portfolio DUE (first time applicants)
  • February 18th-22nd: Schedule Committee Letter Interview in Inspire (first time applicants)
  • February 25th - April 12th: CL Interviews take place (first time applicants)

March - April 2019

  • March 1st: Committee Letter Part I - Request for a Committee Letter and Committee Letter Part II- Application Portfolio due (re-applicants)
  • March 11th - 15th: Schedule Committee Letter Interview in Inspire (re-applicants)
  • March 15th - April 12th: CL Interviews take place (re-applicants)

May 2019

  • May 1st: Committee Letter Part III - CL Submission Request Opens (all applicants) - First day for Cycle 2019 applicants to submit AAMC/AACOMAS/ADSAS Letter Request via Inspire to request for their Committee Letter of Evaluation (including individual Letters of Evaluation) to be sent to centralized application services.
  • May 1st  or May 2nd: Attend Application Year Overview Part II (in-person or webinar)
  • May 15th: All Letters of Recommendation due
  • Begin working on the AADSAS, AMCAS and/or AACOMAS applications (note: Texas residents applying to TX public universities complete the TMDSAS)
  • Submit your AADSAS or AACOMAS application. Submit early!
  • Once Spring 2019 grades are posted, request your official transcript through the Registrar’s office website to be sent to centralized application service(s) and update your Committee Letter planner.

June 2019

  • Submit your AMCAS application. Submit early!

July - September 2019

  • Begin to receive and complete secondary school applications from health professional schools. Make every effort to submit them within 2-3 weeks of receiving them.
  • Prepare for interviews for health professional schools.
  • Attend the Interview Preparation Workshop (Date TBA).

August 1st, 2019

  • Last Day for ALL Cycle 2019 applicants to request their Committee Letter and Letters of Recommendation to be sent to centralized application services.


September 1, 2019

  • End of Cycle 2019 : Last day for application materials to be sent to centralized application services

Note: The September 1st deadline applies to all Cycle 2019 applicants whether you are a current student, an alumna, or a re-applicant.

Note: all deadlines apply as of 11:59 PM Eastern time on the specified dates.                Updated 2/5/19

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