All applications are due by Friday, March 20th at 5:00 PM PST. The application program is set on an automatic timer and is exact for Pacific Standard Time. Absolutely no late applications will be accepted. 

Reminder: The Application Portal cannot be accessed prior to Monday, February 3rd at 3:00 PM PST at
The application process will show which sections have been completed and what still needs to be done. Due to letters of recommendation getting spammed or sent to other folders in some emails, we strongly suggest you be attentive to the person you have requested and email them directly if your letter has not returned to your profile for submission. Remember you will not see the letter itself, but you will receive a check mark next to the progress of recommendation in your profile. 


  • February 7 - finish all basic application information AND send out recommendation requests
  • February 14 - begin all required essays
  • February 28 - follow up on recommendation requests AND finish all essays
  • March 6 - verify requests were returned, recheck all progress and finalize any incomplete items
  • March 13 - portal closes in one week, no exceptions. Make all final follow-ups
  • March 20 - if not already submitted, make sure everything is complete and submit applications by 5:00 PM