2019-2020 Application Cycle

Date Section Details
June 15, 2019 Section 1 - Online application opens
The online application will be available beginning June 15. This section must be completed and submitted in order to access Section 2, essay and supplemental form.
July 31, 2019 Section 1 - Online application due

DEADLINE:You must submit Section 1 of the online application on or before this date at 11:59pm Atlantic Time

Section 1 must be completed and submitted in order to access Section 2 (supplemental and essay forms)

NOTE: Online payment option for Application Processing Fee only available up to an including July 31, with submission of Section 1. Following July 31st, options for payment are by phone or in person, to the Registrars Office during regular business hours of operation. Deadline for fee payment by phone or in person is Sept 3, 2019 at 3:59pm Atlantic Time

July 31, 2019 Transcript submission -

DEADLINE: Official University transcripts from each school listed on your application are due to Dalhousie Medicine Admissions Office by July 31, 2019. These transcripts must indicate an issue/print date no later than July 31, 2019. It is the applicant's personal responsibility to request official transcripts in a timely manner to meet this deadline.

If you participated in an exchange program during part of your degree, numerical and/or alphabetical grades for exchange courses are required for GPA assessment. Pass/Fail grades will not be accepted for GPA assessment or courseload requirement. If the numerical or alphabetical course grades from the exchange are not reflected on your home university transcript, then you are required to obtain a World Education Services assessment completed ( for the exchange courses. This transcript assessment must be submitted as part of your application.

Applicants who have attended Dalhousie University for an undergraduate or graduate degree do not need to submit paper copies of official Dalhousie transcripts as the Admissions Office can access these online.

August 2019

August 20th, 2019

August 25th, 2019

CASPer is a required. Applicants must complete CASPer and release scores to Dalhousie Medicine

See CASPer Requirements

August 17, 2019 MCAT

DEADLINE: Last test date to write the MCAT for scores to be eligible for the 2019-2020 application cycle.

We have been made aware that MCAT was unable to deliver an expected exam date of August 2, 2019 and applicants have been required to reschedule.  For this reason, scores from MCAT test dates up until August 17 will be accepted for the 2019-2020 application cycle.

September 3, 2019 Section 2 - Supplemental & Essay
DEADLINE: You must submit the supplemental and essay forms online on or before this date at 11:59pm Atlantic Time.
September 3, 2019 Application Processing Fee
DEADLINE: The $70.00 application fee must be paid on or before this date. Options for payment are:
  1. Online self-service payment at
  2. By phone 1-866-729-4400 or 1-902-494-2450
  3. In person with credit card payment to the Registrars office during regular business hours
October 2019
Interview Invites
Interview invites are sent via email. Exact dates to be determined.
November 23 & 24, 2019 Interview Weekend
Interviews will take place in both Halifax and Saint John.
March 2020 Decision Letters Decision letters are distributed via email.