OFFICIAL DATES FOR THE 2018 APPIC MATCH
Updated December 7, 2017
A complete schedule of Match dates may be found on the National Matching Services (NMS) web site (see "Schedule of Dates").
Match registration opens. Applicants can register for the APPIC Match Online via the National Matching Services web site. Please note that registering for the Match is a separate process from registering for the AAPI Online.
Internship Site Agreements for participation in the Match are sent to internship Training Directors, who must return their Agreements to National Matching Services, Inc.
October 1, 2017
A list of internship programs participating in the Match will be available on the Match web site
December 1, 2017
Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
December 31, 2017
Applicants who register for the Match after this date must have their Director of Clinical Training provide explicit written authorization to NMS before the registration can be accepted.
February 7, 2018 - 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Deadline for applicants to register for either Phase of the APPIC Match. No applicant registrations for the Match can be accepted after this date.
Monday, January 22, 2018
The NMS Match system opens for applicants and programs to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Phase I Rank Order List Deadline: Deadline for submission and certification of Rank Order Lists. All lists must be finalized and certified by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on this date.
Friday, February 23, 2018
APPIC Phase I Match Day:
10:00 AM Eastern Time: Match results will be distributed to internship programs and applicants. Academic programs will also receive the Match results for each of their students.
11:00 AM Eastern Time: Internship Training Directors and the applicants to whom they have matched may contact each other after this time.
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
A list of programs with positions available in Phase II of the Match is posted on the NMS web site. Applicants who are eligible to participate in Phase II of the Match may submit applications to programs that are participating in Phase II.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
The application submission "deadline" for Phase II. All programs participating in Phase II of the Match must accept applications until this deadline. Programs may elect to continue accepting applications beyond this deadline, but are not required to do so. Programs participating in Phase II may begin to view and download applications.
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Phase II Rank Order List Deadline: Deadline for submission and certification of Rank Order Lists for Phase II of the Match. All lists must be finalized and certified by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on this date.
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time
APPIC Phase II Match Day: Results of the Match are released to applicants, training directors, and academic programs.
POST-MATCH VACANCY SERVICE
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
The APPIC Post-Match Vacancy Service begins operating and remains open through October 31, 2018.
FUTURE MATCH DATES
The dates for the 2019 APPIC Match will be announced on this page and via the MATCH-NEWS e-mail list no later than August 1, 2018.