Admission Selection Process and Timeline

2018 Admissions Timeline

Aug. 1, 2017 AMCAS Deadline for Early Decision Program applicants
Earliest date Secondary Applications sent to selected applicants
Sep. 1, 2017 Earliest date to be invited to interview
Sep. 15, 2017 - Feb. 30, 2018 Admissions Interviews
UNLV School of Medicine Shadow Lane Campus, Las Vegas
Nov. 1, 2017 AMCAS Deadline
Letters of recommendation deadline
MCAT Deadline
Nov. 17, 2017 Earliest date to receive decision letter
Admissions Committee Decision Letters to selected applicants
Mar. 2, 2018 Denial and Alternate decision letters to selected applicants
April 19-20, 2018 Second Look Program for all accepted applicants
Apr. 30, 2018 Deadline for matriculation decision – only one medical school acceptance may be held by this date
Jul. 16, 2018 Orientation
First Day of Class: EMT/Immersion Block
Aug. 24, 2018 Family and Friends Day
White Coat Ceremony

*Secondary applications must be completed within two weeks (14 days) of receipt. After two weeks the link will no longer be available and the applicant will no longer be considered for admissions.

Interview Day Information

The UNLV School of Medicine interview day provides applicants an opportunity to learn more about UNLV School of Medicine and for the faculty to learn more about you.

Applicants who receive an email from the UNLV School of Medicine indicating they were selected for an interview must select and confirm an interview date, request a new date, or withdraw their application.

For more information, contact the UNLV School of Medicine Office of Admissions, 702-895-4573 or email admissions@medicine.unlv.edu

Interview Day Schedule
Time All Applicant Sessions
8:30 a.m. Applicant Check-in
8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Interview Day Overview
8:55 a.m. Curriculum Overview
9:15 a.m. Phase I Overview
9:35 a.m. Interviews Preparation
Group A Interviews
Standardized Patient Hall 1
Group B Interviews
Standardized Patient Hall 2
9:45-10 a.m. Interview Prep 9:45-10 a.m. Interview Prep
10-10:45 a.m. Interview 1 10:05-10:45 a.m. Interview 1
10:45-10:50 a.m. Break 10:45-10:50 a.m. Break
10:50- 11:35 a.m. Interview 2 10:50-11:35 a.m. Interview 2
11:35-11:45 a.m. Break 11:35-11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m-12:45 p.m. Lunch with Medical Students 11:45 a.m-12:45 p.m. Lunch with Medical Students
P.M. Curriculum and Campus Previews
12:45-1 p.m. Campus Tours
1:05-3 p.m. Curriculum Demonstrations / Presentations
Financial Aid
3-3:15 p.m. Admissions Q&A with Dr. Parrish
3:15 p.m. Conclusion

Applications are now being accepted through the American Medical College Application Service.

Travel

Getting to Shadow Lane

The UNLV School of Medicine is located at 1001 Shadow Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106. We are located in Building B, Suite 260A. A map and parking instructions are included below.

Air

The main airport for Las Vegas is McCarran International Airport (LAS).

Ground

Public ground transportation is available in the form of taxi, Uber, and Lyft.

Rental cars can also be picked up at McCarran International Airport from vendors including: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, E-Z, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless, Thrifty, and Zipcar.

Lodging

Recommended hotels in the area of the UNLV School of Medicine
SLS Las Vegas Plaza Hotel & Casino Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
2535 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
1 S. Main St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Palace Station Hotel The D Las Vegas Hilton Grand Vacations on the Boulevard
2411 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
301 Fremont St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
2650 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Getting to Shadow Lane

  1. Take I-15 to Charleston Blvd. Pass the front of the UNLV Shadow Lane Campus (which is the Dental School side) and go to the traffic light for Shadow Lane (on the corner by UMC).
  2. Turn right onto Shadow Lane and then after the bus lane, turn right again on Hastings. Drive towards the cul-de-sac circle and head into the parking lot.
  3. Park in any spot around the orange star on the photo. Visitors without UNLV parking permits must use the Pay By Phone function listed on parking lot signage.
  4. Follow the blue arrow on the photo towards an exterior staircase. The doors will be locked. Please use the marked callbox to buzz the front desk for entry.
Shadow Lane Map

Parking

Save time. Download the Pay By Phone App before arriving on campus for your interview.