Optometry Residency Match
for Positions Beginning in 2019
Information for Match Participants
About the Match
View lists of programs participating in the ORMatch with positions beginning in 2019.
Applicant Registration is Now Open
The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:
December 31, 2018: Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
January 31, 2019: Closing date for the ORMatch Application Service. After this date, applicants will not be able to submit applications to programs through ORMatch.
February 19, 2019: Match participants may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for the Match on this date.
March 8, 2019: Rank Order List Deadline, final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists.
March 18, 2019: Results of ORMatch are released to applicants and Program Coordinators.
ORMatch provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain positions in optometry residency programs of their choice, and to help programs obtain applicants.Read More
Eligibility & Rules
Each applicant and residency site must accept a Match Agreement when they register to participate in the Match, and must agree to abide by the ORMatch Rules.Read More