The Optometry Residency Match for Positions Beginning in 2020
The ORMatch operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:
August 2019: Residency Site registration e-mails for participation in ORMatch are sent to Program Coordinators.
October 2, 2019: By this date, a list of participating programs will be available.
ORMatch registration will open for applicants. Applicants should review the information on the Applicant Registration page.
The ORMatch Application Service will open for applicants and programs.
December 31, 2019: Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.View Full Schedule of Dates
Additional Match Information
ORMatch provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain positions in optometry residency programs of their choice, and to help programs obtain applicants of their choice.Read more →
The matching algorithm uses the preferences stated on the Rank Order Lists submitted by applicants and programs to fill available positions.
Read more →