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2024 Match Day Ceremony

Friday, March 15 at 11 a.m. EDT
Drexel University Main Building Auditorium
3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

On Friday, March 15, our fourth-year medical students will learn where the next phase of their medical careers will take them on National Match Day.

At noon, thousands of medical students around the country will join them in this exciting ceremony, receiving their match results to discover where they will go for their residencies.

Please note, this event is open to MD students and invited guests only. Questions? Please contact DUCOMmilestones@drexel.edu.

 

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We encourage graduates and their loved ones, as well as faculty and staff members, to use social media (#MatchDay2024 and #drexelmed2024) to share how they are celebrating commencement at home.

 
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Frequently Asked Questions

What time should I arrive?

We ask all students and guests to arrive between 10:30 and 11 a.m. The ceremony will begin promptly at 11 a.m.

Do I need a ticket to enter?

Yes. Tickets will be distributed to students for their guests the week of March 11.

How will students be seated?

Students will be seated with their guests. Seats are not assigned.

Are food and drink permitted at the venue?

Food and drink are not permitted.

What happens in case of inclement weather?

As part of our emergency preparedness protocols, the College of Medicine will monitor weather before the Match Day ceremony. Students and their guests will receive an email should the event be cancelled.

How can those unable to attend in person watch the ceremony?

The Match Day ceremony will be broadcast via Zoom. Students will share the link with family and friends. The link will be available a few days before the ceremony.

What is the dollar raffle, and how do I participate?

The dollar raffle is a Match Day tradition. Students who wish to participate should bring $1 (cash) to the Match Day ceremony. Right before envelopes are opened at noon, a winner will be selected to win the cash prize! Digital payment will not be accepted. Staff will not be able to provide change.

More FAQs will be added as we continue to finalize details for the Match Day ceremony.