Class of 2026

Countdown to first day of medical school:
August 1, 2022
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SOM26 - MS3 Scheduling Resources

MS3 Scheduling Meeting/Information
Useful documents will be posted here as they become available.
Q&A Session: January 17, 2024 from 5:00-6:30p | Zoom

  • Scheduling FAQ
  • General Information, Dr. Thom
  • Getting the most out of clerkships, Dr. Dittmar
  • Shelf and Step Exams: Tess Gillis
  • Clerkship Start Dates:
    • Early: Mar 25 (special approval required)
    • Standard: Apr 22
    • Alternative: May 20

MS3 Scheduling Timeline

**Tentative Schedule**
Surveys due at Noon unless otherwise noted. Email instructions will be sent for each step in the scheduling process.
  • Jan 17 5:00p **Mandatory Class Meeting** | PPT | Video
  • Feb 09: First CBSE
  • Feb 12-20: Preference survey available | Survey link
  • ~ Mar 19: Schedules posted to Portfolio
  • TBD @8am: Swap/Adjustment period

Milestone Events

  • First Day of School - August 1, 2022
  • White Coat Ceremony - August 5, 2022
  • Student Clinician Ceremony - February 2024
  • Match Day - March 2026
  • Graduation - May 2026
Please note, these event dates may change as needed.

Summer Enrichment Modules

Review materials from the MS1 curriculum.

Required Laptop Specs

  • Devices (REQUIRED by Exam Software)
    • Traditional Windows Laptops (Lenovo/Dell/HP), Surface Pro / MacBook
  • Devices (NOT Supported by Exam Software)
    • Tablets/iPads/ASUS Laptops with touchpad/touchscreen / NON-Pro Surface devices / Chromebooks
  • Operating System
    • Windows 10 21H2 or Windows 11
    • Mac OS v10.15 (Catalina) or higher (Big Sure OS11, Monterey OS12)
  • Hardware
    • Memory 8gb or higher
    • Hard drive: 128gb SSD or higher (256gb SSD or higher recommended)
    • Wireless abgn
    • Webcam and microphone


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Last Updated: 06/30/2022