Medical School Timelines

NEW APPLICANTS ONLY–2021 Cycle Composite Letter Timeline

All applicants must complete the following by 3/1/20 at 11:59 pm in this order. We strongly encourage you to complete these early as interviews will be assigned as requests are received.

1. Register for the portal here.
2. Complete the Student Registration, Competency-Based Admissions, HPED, Questions, and Resume pages of your portal.
3. Once you have completed those five sections, check the “I am ready to schedule Pt I of my composite interview” box. The system will prompt you to enter your availability for an initial composite interview. Once we have received the request, a member of our staff will contact you shortly with a date and time.
4. Send out requests for individual letters of recommendation through your References page (can be completed following your composite interview).

  • Cycle #1 – Composite letter will be submitted by 7/31/20 (provided all deadlines below are followed). Early submissions will be submitted as they are completed.

Composite letter submitted by 7/31/20:
Confirm your MCAT will be taken by 6/27/20 (list of 2020 MCAT dates here).
Confirm all letters of recommendation have been fully uploaded to your References page. Check the box that reads “Please check this box when ALL of your individual letters of recommendation have been uploaded to your References page. 6/1/20
Complete the Course Grades and IDs pages of your portal. 6/1/20
Complete the Exams page of your portal when your scores become available. Varies
  • If any of the above materials are NOT submitted by the deadlines above, your composite letter will be submitted during the next composite letter cycle.

  • Cycle #2 – Composite letter will be submitted by 8/31/20 (provided all deadlines below are followed). Early submissions will be submitted as they are completed. 

Composite letter submitted by 8/31/20:
Confirm your MCAT will be taken by 7/31/20 (list of 2020 MCAT dates here).
Confirm all letters of recommendation have been fully uploaded to your References page. Check the box that reads “Please check this box when ALL of your individual letters of recommendation have been uploaded to your References page. 7/1/20
Complete the Course Grades and and IDs pages of your portal. 7/1/20
Complete the Exams page of your portal when your scores become available. Varies

Other 2021 Cycle Applicants:

If you are planning to apply for the 2021 cycle but are unable to submit all of your materials by the deadlines above, please contact our office at premed_predental@uconn.edu to discuss your options.

Please know while we will make every effort to review applicant portal and composite update submissions as soon as possible, the materials you submit may not be reviewed immediately upon receipt. Please note that all University employees are mandated reporters of child abuse or child neglect. In addition, UConn employees have responsibilities to report to the Office of Institutional Equity student disclosures of sexual assault and related interpersonal violence; any information you submit on your applicant portal or composite updates forms is subject to UConn reporting policies. If you feel you need more immediate assistance or support, we encourage you to reach out to the Dean of Students Office and/or Student Health and Wellness – Mental Health. In addition, if you have concerns related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or stalking, we encourage you to review the resources and reporting options available at: https://titleix.uconn.edu/