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 19, 2017:    
CASPR 2018 Directory Published on Web
August 7, 2017: Application and Designation Tabs open at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) Login information will be e-mailed at 11:00 a.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                               
September 6, 2017: 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 26, 2017:

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 27, 2017: AMPLE Part 1 results uploaded to the CASPR Application by 5:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                      
November 8, 2017: Applicant files available to programs at 11:00 a.m. (EST) Receipt Deadline of
Supplemental Fees & Materials from applicants sent directly to programs                                                                                                                                                                     
November 13, 2017: Website reopens at 3:00 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                          
November 27, 2017: Final late application and designation tabs close by 3:00 p.m. (EST) 
December 4, 2017: Initial Interview lists available to applicants at 5:00 p.m. (EST)  
December 11, 2017: CRIP Scheduling opens, 8:30 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                            
December 18, 2017: Programs able to see names on their CRIP schedules                                                                                                                                                                                             
January 8, 2018: CRIP Scheduling closes 3:00 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                                      
January 11-16, 2018: Centralized Regional Interview Program (CRIP)                                                                                                                                                                                
January 17, 2018: Ranking Form Tab opens 11:00 a.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                                      
January 25, 2018: Ranking Form Tab closes 3:00 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                                                         
March 19, 2018:

MATCH WEEK BEGINS 11:00 a.m. EDT; Applicants and programs are notified of their Match status.  Applications for MP II delivered by 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   

March 20, 2018: Ranking lists open to programs  11:00 a.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                          
March 21, 2018: Ranking lists due at  11:30 a.m. (EST).  Offer rounds begin 12:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                                                                                       
March 23, 2018: Offer rounds end 11:00 a.m. (EDT); MP II information released 12:00 p.m. (EDT)                                                       
April 3, 2018: 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 24, 2017. The Office of the Registrar will upload these documents for you as long as you complete the following by October 24, 2017:
  • 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 2018 Authorization Form through the Student Portal (you.westernu.edu).
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.