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Doctoral Program NMS Match System Guide

The 2018 APPIC Match


Log In

Access NMS Match System

You can access the by selecting the Log In option in the menu button in the top-right corner of the screen.

To log in to the NMS Match System for the first time you will need to enter the login credentials provided to you in December by e-mail by NMS.

  • Forgot Password?

    If you do not know your password, you can use the Forgot Password? feature available on the NMS Match System login page. If the System does not recognize your e-mail, please contact NMS.

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Dashboard

After you log into the NMS Match System you are presented with a Dashboard. The Dashboard provides summary information about your doctoral program and access to the List of Registered Students.

List of Registered Students

Select the View button to see the list of registered students who have indicated they are from your doctoral program.

Account

The Account page allows you to edit your e-mail address, password and security questions. Only one contact e-mail address is allowed for your doctoral program.

Your initial password is assigned to your Account by NMS and can be changed.

Security questions and answers are not set initially in the NMS Match System, although we recommend you add them.

Profile

Your Profile information includes the doctoral program's name, program type and degree offered, Director of Clinical Training name, accreditation status, mailing address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address.

Most of the Profile information can be edited online. However, you will not be able to make edits to Profile information from the Rank Order List Deadline date for each Phase of the Match, until the results are released for that Phase of the Match.

  • How to Change Profile Information
    • Select the Edit button next to the information you want to change.
    • Update the information, and press the Save button.

    Detailed instructions about the content to be entered into each field can be found by pressing the tooltip icon (?) next to the field name.

    If you need to change the name, program type or degree offered by your doctoral program, please contact NMS.

System Requirements

The online NMS Match System is designed to be used with the security and features of modern web browsers.

We recommend using the most up to date version of one of the following browsers:

If you access the system with a browser that is not in the list above, or with a browser that is significantly out of date, you may see warning messages and experience problems.

You must have JavaScript enabled and accept cookies in order for the NMS Match System to function correctly.










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