Academic Update

  • If you e-submit your PTCAS application before your summer or fall 2014 grades are available, you must enter your updated courses online during the Academic Update (AU) and arrange for your updated transcript to be sent to PTCAS as soon as it is available.  PTCAS will contact you by email when you can begin to enter your updated fall grades and any new planned/in-progress 2015 courses.

    E-submit your updated courses as soon as you have an unofficial grade report from the institution and do not wait for the registrar to release your official transcript. You can only update your coursework once during the Academic Update.

    Important Academic Update Dates

    December 12, 2014 – The Academic Update opens. You cannot make edits to your coursework section until the Academic Update window is open to you.

    January 15, 2015 Priority deadline to submit your updated courses and transcripts to PTCAS. PTCAS will continue to accept updated transcripts after the priority deadline date has passed and through February 16.

    February 16, 2015 The Academic Update closes. You cannot edit your courses after this date. PTCAS will no longer accept Academic Update transcripts. If your Academic Update transcripts will not be available from your institution's registrar until after February 16, email the PT program to determine if you may mail or fax an unofficial grade report directly to the program. (Do not send unofficial transcripts or grade reports to PTCAS).

    How to Complete the Academic Update

    Follow the steps below. Once completed, PTCAS will verify your updated course history against your revised transcript and transmit your revised GPAs to your designated PT programs.

    • Arrange for your updated transcript to be sent to PTCAS as soon as it is available.
    • Enter all of your updated courses online in the Coursework section, once you receive the Academic Update email from PTCAS.
    • Change any planned/in-progress terms that now have grades to a completed session by clicking on the "switch to completed session" button. then, enter the grade for each course.
    • Add newly completed and planned courses to the Coursework section.
    • Click the e-Submit button at the bottom of the main PTCAS application page.
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