CASPR is the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies and is used by 4th year DPM students as well as graduates to apply electronically for residency programs. CASPR provides a comprehensive directory of participating programs on their website. For step-by-step instructions for completing your CASPR application, please visit the CASPR ‘Especially for Students’ pages.




July 20, 2016:    
CASPR 2017 Directory Published on Web
August 1, 2016: Application and Designation Tabs open at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) Log-in information will be e-mailed at 11:00 a.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                               
September 7, 2016: Application Stage I Initial Deadline 3:00 p.m. (EDT)
*Application Part I, NBPME Score Release, Applicant Agreement and Payment complete by this date*                 

October 27, 2016:

Deadline for submission of transcripts and clinicals from colleges                                                                                                  Application Stage II initial Deadline 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

*Application Part II,
the uploading of LoR’s, transcripts and clinicals, and the photo, and designations
completed by this date*
Initial Program Designation Tab closes at 3:00 p.m. (EDT)
Website closes in preparation for application delivery at 3:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                                                                                                                                          

October 28, 2016 AMPLE Part 1 results uploaded to the CASPR Application by 5:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                      
November 2, 2016: Applicant files available to programs at 11:00 a.m. (EST) Receipt Deadline of
Supplemental Fees & Materials from applicants sent directly to programs                                                                                                                                                                     
November 7, 2016: Website reopens at 3:00 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                          
November 21, 2016: Initial Interview lists due by programs by 3:00 p.m. (EST)  
December 12, 2016: CRIP Scheduling opens, 8:30 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                            
December 28, 2016: Final Late Application and Designation Tabs close 3:00 pm (EST). Programs able to view applicant names on CRIP Schedule                                                                                                                                                                                                
January 9, 2017: CRIP Scheduling closes 3:00 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                                      
January 12-17, 2017: Centralized Regional Interview Program (CRIP)                                                                                                                                                                                
January 18, 2017: Ranking Form Tab opens 11:00 a.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                                      
January 26, 2017: Ranking Form Tab closes 3:00 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                                         
March 20, 2017: MATCH WEEK BEGINS 11:00 a.m. EDT; Unfilled positions posted 11:00 a.m. (EDT); CASPRWeb reopens for MP II 11:00 a.m. (EDT); Applications for scramble delivered by 6:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                                                                                                                          
March 22, 2017: Offer rounds begin 12:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                                                                                       
March 24, 2017: Offer rounds end 11:00 a.m. (EDT); Match information released 3:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                       
April 4, 2017: CASPR web site closes 3:00 p.m. (EDT)                            




1. Submit, or have your letter writers submit, your Letters of Recommendation directly to the Office of the Registrar. Below is an optional cover sheet that is available for your use.

2. All CASPR applicants are required to submit their LoR’s, Transcript and Class Rank by Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The Office of the Registrar will upload these documents for you as long as you complete the following by October 25, 2016:
  • Submit your LoR’s to the Office of the Registrar
  • Give permission for your LoR’s, Transcript and Class Rank to be uploaded to CASPR. Do NOT complete this process until you are sure the Registrar’s Office has received all expected copies of your Letters of Recommendation.  In order to upload these documents on your behalf, you must complete and return a CASPR 2017 Authorization Form.
The Office of the Registrar is here to help you with any step of the application process. Please feel free to contact us at (909) 469-5491 or email registrar@westernu.edu if you have any questions.