Western University of Health Sciences Registrar Western University of Health Sciences



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 17, 2013:    
CASPR Directory Published on Web
August 1, 2013: Application and Designation Tabs open at 11:00 a.m. (EST)Log-in information will be e-mailed at 11:00 a.m. (EST)
September 11, 2013: Application Stage I Initial Deadline (11:59 p.m. EST)
*Application Part I, NBPME Score Release, Applicant Agreement and Payment complete by this date*
October 31, 2013: Deadline for submission of transcripts and clinicals from colleges*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 11:59 p.m. (EST)
Website closes in preparation for application delivery at 11:59 p.m. (EST)*Only
applications with all sections completed will be forwarded to programs*
November 15, 2013: Applicant files available to programs at 11:00 a.m. (EST) Receipt Deadline of
Supplemental Fees & Materials from applicants sent directly to programs
November 18, 2013: Website reopens at 11:59 p.m. (EST)
December 16, 2013: CRIP Scheduling opens, 8:30 pm eastern
December 30, 2013: Final Late Application and Designation Tabs close 11:59 pm eastern
January 5, 2014: CRIP Scheduling closes 11:59 pm eastern
January 9-14, 2014: Centralized Regional Interview Program (CRIP)
January 15, 2014: Ranking Form Tab opens 11:00 am eastern
January 23, 2014: Ranking Form Tab closes 11:59 pm eastern, CRIP Refund Request Due
March 20, 2014: Match Day 11:00 am EST; Unfilled positions posted 11:00 am EST to www.casprcrip.org




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 October 31, 2013. The Office of the Registrar will upload these documents for you as long as you complete the following by October 25, 2013:
To complete this process:
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 at registrar@westernu.edu if you have any questions.