Optometry Residency Match
for Positions Beginning in 2019
Information for Match Participants
About the Match
The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:
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.
March 18, 2019 - April 17, 2019: Program Coordinators send letters of confirmation to matched applicants within 10 working days. Applicants sign and return the letters of confirmation within 30 days.
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