At the beginning of the matching season, a new calendar with all dates and deadlines is published. The exact dates change every year so you must obtain the current calendar to make your plans. These calendars are published at the ERAS and NRMP websites. The following is an example of a typical match calendar.

MONTH

EVENT

June

•  ERAS tokens are released by designated deans
•  Current ERAS manual is available to download

July

•  MyERAS opens for applicants to send their documents

August

•  Registration to the NRMP starts

September

•  ERAS PostOffice opens and residency programs can download applications

October

November

•  ERAS PostOffice releases the Dean's letters (MSPE)
•  Interview season begins

December

•  NRMP registration deadline

January

•  ROL submission begins
•  Deadline to withdraw from the NRMP

February

•  Interview season ends
•  Late NRMP registration deadline
•  ROL submission deadline

March

•  Results of the match are published
•  Postmatch scramble
•  Hospitals start sending letters of appointment to matched applicants

April

May

•  ERAS PostOffice closes

June

July

•  Your new job starts

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