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Which MCAT Accommodations Application Should I Submit?

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Don’t know which MCAT accommodations application you need to submit? The type of application you will need to submit depends on where you are in the process. To determine the correct application, answer these questions…

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Have you previously applied for accommodations? •	No:  o	Submit an Initial application (Review takes up to 60 days) •	Yes:  o	Was your initial application determined incomplete?* 	Yes  •	Upload missing documentation and resubmit Initial application (Restart 60-day review cycle upon resubmission) 	No: •	Are you seeking an extension of your previously approved accommodations? o	Yes: 	Submit an Extension Request (Review may take up to 30 days) o	No: 	Do you have new and substantial information and/or are y

Don't Forget:

  • All application materials must be in English.
  • Keep a copy of all documentation you are submitting with your request. The AAMC will not return your documentation or forward it to any third party.
  • We will not accept any additional documentation once an application has been submitted. 
  • Application materials will not be accepted via email or fax.
  • Determinations cannot be changed over the phone or by email. Requests must be formally submitted through one of the available application processes outlined above.
  • We cannot discuss your application with any third party (including parents) without an Authorization for Release of Information form from you.
  • If necessary, your application may be sent for further review to an external reviewer with expertise in the area of your impairment at the discretion of the Director of Accommodations Review. Your documentation will be kept strictly confidential.

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Contact MCAT Accommodations Services

Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET

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All documentation submitted in support of your request for accommodations is confidential.

To protect the applicant, MCAT Accommodation Services will not accept inquiries from third parties regarding an applicant or their application request, unless specifically authorized to do so. Applicants can locate and submit the Authorization to Release Health Information Pertaining to MCAT Accommodations in MCAT Accommodations Online under “Submit Service Requests”. MCAT Accommodation Services will not release any part of the documentation unless compelled by legal process, except for the purpose of determining eligibility for MCAT testing accommodations.

In addition to the statements made above, any personal information provided to MCAT Accommodation Services will be handled in accordance with the AAMC Privacy Statement