Beginning February 19, 2021, as an accepted applicant, you may select “Plan to Enroll” in the AMCAS application. According to our school procedures, policies, and requirements, if your first choice is The Ohio State University College of Medicine, you are required to indicate so via “Plan to Enroll” by April 30, 2021. However, you are encouraged to indicate your status as soon as possible.

After April 15, 2021, per AAMC Acceptance Protocols, you are required to hold no more than three acceptances. However, you can continue to remain on alternate lists.

Beginning April 30, 2021, you will have two options to select -- “Plan to Enroll” and “Commit to Enroll.” By selecting “Commit to Enroll,” you indicate that you have made a final decision and, at this point, you are expected to withdraw your acceptance(s) from all other schools.

Acceptances after April 30, 2021- Per our school specific procedures, policies, and requirements, if you are holding a seat in our class and receive another acceptance offer after April 30th and prior to our July 18th deadline for the MD program (PCT, June 27; MSTP, May TBD) you must notify us via email within 24 hours at

If our school is your first choice, we ask that you indicate this action as soon as possible by selecting the “Commit to Enroll” action in AMCAS. This confirms that you have made your final decision, you are holding acceptance to The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and you have withdrawn all other applications, including waitlist positions.

All accepted applicants to the MD program who plan to attend OSU COM must select the “Commit to Enroll” action in AMCAS no later than July 18, 2021. Three Year Primary Care Track applicants who plan to attend OSU COM must select the “Commit to Enroll” action in AMCAS no later than June 27, 2021. Deadline for MSTP applicants who plan to attend OSU COM must select the “Commit to Enroll” action in May 2022 (this date is currently being finalized). At this time you must withdraw from all waitlists on which you remain and from any other acceptances you are holding (if applicable) to indicate your final decision to matriculate at our school.

Withdrawal Process – Accepted students are expected to notify us via email anytime during the application process of their decision to matriculate in another medical school by email at

You will have two business days to respond to an acceptance offer from Ohio State between May 15 - June 30. Ohio State College of Medicine will not offer seats to any of our waitlist candidates if they have begun a prematriculation program, attended orientation, enrolled in classes at another medical school, or have selected ‘COMMIT TO ENROLL” at another medical school.


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