MD Program

Important Notices and Dates

2017/2018 Application Cycle - Notices

The application for Fall 2018 admission will open July 18, 2017. The deadline to complete your Undergraduate Application for Admission and Secondary Medicine Application as well as submit all supporting documentation is October 1, 2017.

The last MCAT testing date that we will accept for the 2017/2018 application cycle is August 25, 2017. Please note that we are only accepting scores from the MCAT2015; scores from January 2015 or earlier will not be accepted.


2017/2018 Application Cycle - Important Dates

  • July 18, 2017

    Application for Fall 2018 admission opens.

  • September 2017
    First week of September 2017

    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) or if you are not yet able to register in 2nd term courses (ie. Harvard), please contact the Office of the Registrar to arrange to send your course registration directly.

  • October 1, 2017

    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 BearTracks To-Do List for document status and details on required supporting documents.

  • January 2018
    First week of January 2018

    The first week of January 2018 is the suggested time frame for requesting that updated transcripts showing 1st term grades and 2nd term registration should be mailed to the Office of the Registrar.

  • February 2018
    February 1

    For applicants currently enrolled in post-secondary, updated transcripts showing 1st term grades and 2nd term registration must be processed by the Office of the Registrar by February 1, 2018.

    Early-Mid February

    Interview Invitations sent to UAlberta email accounts.

  • March 17-18, 2018

    Interview weekend

  • May 2018
    Early-Mid May

    Notifications of Offers of Admission are sent to UAlberta email accounts.

    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 should be mailed to the Office of the Registrar.

  • June 2018
    June 15

    For applicants currently enrolled in post-secondary, June 15 is the deadline for transcripts showing 1st and 2nd term grades to be processed by the Office of the Registrar.

  • August 2018
    End of August

    Orientation Week