Important Notices & Dates

Notices


Important Dates

October 1, 2015 - IMPORTANT DATE

Oldest Accepted MCAT Test Date

The MCAT must have been written within the last five years prior to application deadline. Scores from MCAT tests dated prior to this date are not valid.

July 1, 2020

Application Open for Fall 2021 Admission

Application for Fall 2021 admission is expected to open on July 1, 2020.

September 28, 2020 - IMPORTANT DATE

Last Accepted MCAT Test Date

The last MCAT testing date that we will accept for the 2020/2021 application cycle is September 28, 2020. The MCAT must have been written within the last five years prior to application deadline. As such, we will not be accepting scores from test dates prior to October 1, 2015.

Early September 2020

Send Transcripts to Registrar

For applicants currently enrolled in post-secondary, the first week of September is the suggested time frame for requesting that updated transcripts showing 1st and 2nd term registration be mailed directly to the Office of the Registrar. If your institution does not show 2nd term registration on transcripts at this time (ie. McMaster, University of Lethbridge) or if you are not yet able to register in 2nd term courses (ie. Harvard), please submit via your UAlberta Launchpad: a letter/timetable/screenshot/etc. indicating your 2nd term registration. Please ensure you include your name, the name of the institution, the term, course numbers/names, and the number of credits for each course.

October 15, 2020 - DEADLINE

Application Closes for Fall 2021 Admission, Transcript Deadline

The deadline to complete and submit your Application for Admission and required checklist items and forms is October 15, 2020.

Reference Letters must be submitted by this deadline.

Deadline for receipt by the Office of the Registrar of all up-to-date transcripts, including showing 1st and 2nd term registration for those applicants currently enrolled in post-secondary, as well as all required supporting documentation. Please refer to your UAlberta Lauchpad for document status and details on required supporting documents. Failure to meet this deadline will result in a delay in review of your application.

If your institution does not show 2nd term registration on transcripts at this time (ie. McMaster, University of Lethbridge) or if you are not yet able to register in 2nd term courses (ie. Harvard), please submit via your UAlberta Launchpad: a letter/timetable/screenshot/etc. indicating your 2nd term registration. Please ensure you include your name, the name of the institution, the term, course numbers/names, and the number of credits for each course.

If you are concerned that your transcript may not arrive in time for this deadline, please upload an unofficial copy via your UAlberta Launchpad.

January 1, 2021 - DEADLINE

CASPer Results Due

CASPer test results must be distributed to us by this date. Failure to do so will cause your application to be incomplete and result in the closure of your file.

Early January 2021

Transcripts of 1st Term Results and 2nd Term Registration

The first week of January 2021 is the suggested time frame for requesting that updated transcripts showing 1st term grades and 2nd term registration should be sent to the Office of the Registrar.

February 1, 2021 - DEADLINE

Transcript Deadline

For applicants currently enrolled in post-secondary, updated transcripts showing 1st term grades and 2nd term registration must be received and processed by the Office of the Registrar by February 1, 2021. If you fail to meet this deadline your application may be considered incomplete, resulting in your file being closed.

If you are concerned that your transcript may not arrive in time for this deadline, please upload an unofficial copy via your UAlberta Launchpad or email it to transcripts@ualberta.ca.

February 2021 - ANNOUNCEMENT

Interview Invitations

In early to mid February Interview Invitations are sent via UAlberta Launchpad.

March 20-21, 2021 - EVENT

Interview Weekend

The Interview Weekend runs from March 20th to 21st, 2021. If you become aware of a potential scheduling conflict please let us know as soon as possible as it is easier to alter the schedule before we send out invitations.

Early to Mid May 2021 - ANNOUNCEMENT

Admission Decisions

Admission Decisions are posted in UAlberta Launchpad.

For those who were enrolled in post-secondary this year, early to mid May is the suggested time frame for requesting that complete current year transcripts be mailed to the Office of the Registrar.

June 15, 2021 - DEADLINE

Final Transcripts and Proof of Degree Conferment

For applicants currently enrolled in post-secondary, June 15 is the deadline for transcripts showing 1st and 2nd term grades as well as proof of degree conferment to be received and processed by the Office of the Registrar. For students expecting to confer their degree in Fall 2021, a letter from your faculty indicating that you are on track to graduate is required.

August 2021 - IMPORTANT DATE

Orientation Week

Our program typically starts the last week of August. Orientation Week is mandatory.