Interview Day at UC
We are looking forward to your visit and would like to assist you in planning your trip to Cincinnati! The following information will help coordinate your schedule.
The University of Cincinnati uses the Multiple Mini Interview process on Interview day. The MMI was developed roughly 10 years ago and the popularity of the MMI has been growing internationally, to our knowledge, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is the first U.S. medical school to solely use the MMI for interviews in the selection of students into an MD program.
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Interview Day Schedule
Check-in times are posted on your personal Application Status Page. If you have a 7:40 AM check-in, you will be finished by 1:15 PM. If you have an 11:30 AM or 12:00 PM check-in, you will be finished by 5:25 PM. You will not be able to check in prior to your stated time. However, if you happen to arrive early, please know that some of our current MedCats will be on hand 10-15 minutes prior to your check-in time to meet you and welcome you to Cincinnati Medicine. Once you check in, you will receive your interview schedule and UCCOM information. There will also be a secure locked closet to store your luggage and any other personal belongings.
Interview Dress Tips
Applicants should dress in professional/business attire. Due to the length and structure of the MMI, applicants will be standing for two minutes between each station and participating in a 45-minute walking tour, so shoes should be comfortable.
If you are traveling by plane, the airport is in Northern Kentucky; you should allow a minimum of two hours to travel to the College of Medicine. Allow yourself plenty of time so you will not be rushed. There are two transportation services from the airport to the College of Medicine: Airport Executive Shuttle—800-990-8841, and AAA Yellow cab—513-821-8294.
You should park in The Eden Avenue Garage on your Interview Day. The garage is located directly across the street from the front entrance of the Medical Sciences Building where the College of Medicine is located. *If the Eden Avenue Garage is full please park in the Kingsgate Conference Center garage which is marked in blue on the Parking Map. The address for the Kingsgate Conference Center garage is 151 Goodman Drive Cincinnati, OH 45219.
The address for the Eden Avenue Garage is 3223 Eden Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45220. Your parking will be validated (free of charge) upon check-in at your Interview Day. View Parking Map.
- The parking garage is next to the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office. (View photo)
- You will see a UCCOM feather outside of the garage that says “Welcome Future Medcats!”
- Enter the Eden garage (View photo)
- Once you enter the garage you will see a parking sign (View photo)
- Please park on levels 7 or 8.
- Leave your ticket in your car.
- Come to the Eden Avenue Street level and walk across the street
- Walk up the large set of stairs that lead to the CARE/Crawley Building.(View photo)
- At the top of the stairs you will see another UCCOM Feather that says “Welcome Future Medcats!”
- Enter the building through the revolving doors and you will see the Admissions staff on the left hand side.(View photo)
- Safe travels and we can’t wait to meet you!
Click here to view parking directions for your Interview Day
Your Overnight Stay
You have a few options in regard to your stay during your time in Cincinnati. They are as follows:
Stay with a Complimentary Host
In order to obtain a list of current student hosts, simply email MDadmissions@uc.edu and provide the date in which you are scheduled to interview.
The Hampton Inn
The Hampton Inn is located within walking distance to the College of Medicine. A standard room is $119. When booking at The Hampton Inn simply copy and paste the below URL into your browser to access the special rate. Please note, the entire URL must be copied and pasted for it to work properly. If you choose to call the Hampton Inn you must provide the Corporate Account number:560020920 and mention the College of Medicine discount.
Hampton Inn Booking Link:
The Kingsgate Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati
A standard room is $155. To obtain this rate please call the Kingsgate Hotel and ask for the College of Medicine discount.
There will be a presentation on Financial Aid on your Interview Day. If you need further information please click here.