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MOT Application/Admission Processing Timeline

MOT Application/Admission Processing Timeline*

Fall 2014

*This is a tentative timeline for the admission cycle and is intended for representative purposes only.

 

Date

Process

Notes

July 17, 2013

 

OTCAS portal opens for the 2014 year

 

November 1, 2013

Application deadline

It is recommended that applicants submit the OTCAS application by Oct 15, 2013 in order to ensure SMU’s timely receipt of the verified application by the established deadline.

 

November thru December 12, 2013

Applications reviewed by the Office of Admission

Verified applications received from OTCAS will be confirmed via email by the Office of Admission.

 

November thru December 12, 2013

Applications meeting the established admission criteria are forwarded to the OT department for further review and determination of interview invitation.

Applicants will be provided with a status update via email once the review by the Office of Admission has been completed. Please do not contact the office prior to receiving your status update.

 

During month of December

Invitations for admission interview sent out via email by MOT department.

 

This notification is send directly by the MOT department.

 

Mid-December 2013-Early January 2014

Email confirmations sent to all invited applicants who have confirmed their availability to interview. This will include Interview day, logistics, preparation tips, etc.

Applicants attending interview days can expect to receive two email confirmations- one will be from the MOT department, the second will be from the Office of Admission.

 

January 11, 2014

Interview Day #1

 

 

January 25, 2014

Interview Day #2

 

 

Mid-February 2014

Admission decisions released (including acceptance, waitlist, and denials)

 

Notification will be made by email from the Office of Admission

 

Mid-March 2014

Deadline to accept or decline offer of admission for accepted applicants

 

Acceptance of an offer of admission includes a non-refundable deposit of $350.00 due by the deadline. Additional information will be included in the official decision letter.

March 19, 2014

4:00pm-5:00pm PST

Virtual session for admitted students #1:

Financing your SMU education: A

discussion with the Office of Financial Aid

 

 

 

Details regarding this session will be sent to you in late February.

April 2, 2014

12:00pm-1:00pm PST

Virtual session of admitted students #2:

What to expect in your 1st year: Virtual meet and greet with current MOT Students.

 

Details regarding this session will be sent to you in late February.

 

April 2014-August 2014

Waitlisted applicants will be admitted into the class on an on-going basis as spots become available

Please note that there is no way to predict the number of anticipated spots.  We cannot determine how timely a waitlisted student will be contacted.  Movement of the waitlist occurs throughout the summer months up to two weeks prior to new student orientation in late August.

 

May 9, 2013

4:00pm-5:00pm PST

Virtual session for admitted students #3

Financing your SMU education: A

discussion with the Office of Financial Aid

 

This session is for students who have been admitted after the initial session in March. Details will be sent to you at time of acceptance into the program.

 

May 14, 2013

12:00pm-1:00pm PST

Virtual session for admitted students #4

What to expect in your 1st year: Virtual meet and greet with current MOT Students.

 

This session is for students who have been admitted after the initial session in March. Details will be sent to you at time of acceptance into the program.

 

June 11,2014

4:00pm-5:00pm PST

Virtual session for admitted students #5

Gearing up for your arrival to SMU:

Virtual discussion with the Office of Admission

 

Details regarding this session will be sent in late May.

 

July 2014

 

Class registration

Information will be sent by the Office of the Registrar

 

Week of

August 25-29, 2014

 

New Student Orientation

Information sent by the Office of Student Services

September 2, 2014

 

Classes begin for the fall 2014 semester