Countdown to Match

How You Can Celebrate with AUC

AUC students at Match Day

It’s officially Match Week, the time when medical students around the country prepare to learn where they will be doing residency. The week culminates in Match Day on Friday, March 16 with the reveal of participants’ residency placement. For AUC students, the news comes in the form of an email at 1:00pm ET from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). While the wait to Friday can feel agonizing, Match Day is one of the most anticipated and exciting day in students’ medical career. 

Last year, 274 AUC graduates attained residencies in 20 different specialties, including Anesthesiology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Child Neurology, Internal Medicine, and more. They did so at 187 different residency programs across 34 states and Washington, DC. This year, as we head into Match Day, AUC anticipates another successful season.

To celebrate Match Day, AUC is hosting five events. In the US, match participants and third and fourth year clinical students can attend Match Day evening receptions (7-9pm) in Detroit, Miami, and New York. In Sint Maarten and Preston, UK, medical sciences students are invited to Match Day gatherings on campus. Click an event below to RSVP for an even near you.


Friday, 3/16, 7-9 PM
Social Kitchen
225 E Maple Rd
Birmingham, MI 48009



Friday, 3/16, 7-9 PM
1306 Miami
1306 N. Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136


New York

Friday, 3/16, 7-9 PM
The 13th Step
149 2nd Ave.
New York, NY 10003


Sint Maarten

Friday, 3/16, 2-4 PM
AUC's Multipurpose Room, AUC Campus



Friday, 3/16, 7-9 PM
UCLan's Greenbank Lecture Theatre
UCLan Campus


Throughout Match Week, all students and graduates are encouraged to post on social media with our official hashtag #AUCMatchMadness. Share your residency reveal with the AUC community and check out our Social Media Wall for up-to-the-minute news. Download your Match Card here if you did not receive one in the mail. 

AUC’s Match Week Schedule

Monday, March 12

At 11:00am ET, students and graduates participating in the Match will receive an email from the NRMP confirming if they have matched into a residency.

At the same time, the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) will open. AUC’s Office of Student and Professional Development (OSPD) is available and ready to assist unmatched students who are eligible for the SOAP. Contact OSPD by email at or by phone at 305-446-0600 (option 6).

At 12:00pm ET, SOAP applicants can start preparing applications in the AAMC ERAS® system. Remember you cannot contact a program; the program must first contact you.

Wednesday, March 14

At 12:00pm ET, SOAP applicants will receive their Round 1 offers and will have until 2:00pm ET to accept or reject it.

At 3:00pm ET, SOAP applicants will receive their Round 2 offers and will have until 5:00pm ET to accept or reject it.

Thursday, March 15

At 9:00am ET, SOAP applicants will receive their Round 3 offers and will have until 11:00am ET to accept or reject it.

Friday, March 16

At 1:00pm ET, students and graduates going through the Match will receive an email from the NRMP with their residency placement.

From 2:00-4:00pm, AUC will host a Match Day event on campus for Sint Maarten students and colleagues.

From 7:00-9:00pm, AUC will host Match Day events in Detroit, Miami, New York and on our temporary campus in Preston, UK.