Skip to main content

VMCAS Application Cycle Dates

Review the important application cycle dates below. While the cycle close date is the final date you can submit your VMCAS application, VMCAS has additional final application processing dates for managing your application. Note the dates and submission times below.

Application Milestone

Date and Time

The VMCAS application cycle opens.

January 21, 2021

The first date you can select programs in the application.

May 12, 2021

The last date you can order Professional Transcript Entry (PTE).

August 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

If you used the Professional Transcript Entry (PTE) service, this is the last date you can approve your PTE.

September 10, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

The last date your official test scores are matched to your application. Your transcripts must have a postmarked date of September 15, 2021 in order to be matched to your application. Be sure to request your transcripts and official test scores in advance so they are received by this date.

September 15, 2021 at 5 PM ET

The VMCAS application cycle closes.

The last date you can:

  • Create an account.
  • Submit your application.
  • Request recommendations.

Additionally, this is the last date your recommenders can submit their recommendations.

September 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

If you are in the Undelivered status, this is the last date you can re-submit your application.

October 6, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

The last date you can be verified.

All application processing ends.

October 13, 2021 at 5 PM ET

  • Was this article helpful?