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Acceptance Procedure and Notification

Accepted Preselect Applicants: 
All accepted applicants will be notified through email by mid-January and required to accept their admission to the UNCO DI or MSDI within five days of notification. All accepted applicants will be notified that it is contingent upon final transcripts with DPD grades, DPD Verification Statement and confirmed degree. Program will email D&D Digital the preselected individual names with their email addresses by the first week of February. With this information, D&D Digital will match the students to UNCO DI program or MSDI program.

Please note that if you are accepted into the UNCO DI or UNCO MSDI during the pre-select application process, you are NOT eligible to participate in the computer matching process for the spring match. The UNCO DI and UNCO MSDI will provide the names of all pre-selected interns to D&D Digital Systems, Inc. to ensure that accepted interns do not participate in the computer match. 

Non-accepted Preselect Applicants: 
All non-accepted applicants will be notified by the mid-January so they can participate in the D&D computer match

 During the application review process, all pieces of the application packet are reviewed and numerically scored by members of the review committee. An objective spreadsheet program is used to calculate the percentage of points each applicant has earned during the review process and rank applicants accordingly.

General Admission

The matching date is early-April. If, you have further questions, please refer to the Important Dates or email us with your question.

D&D Digital (not the internship program) will notify each applicant of their program matching status one day prior to the appointment date. Applicants must email the program coordinator, Nicole Withrow, to accept or reject the computer match for this program no later than 5:00 p.m. on the appointment date.

Applicants are encouraged to accept or decline early on appointment day if they wait until the specific appointment date. If a response is not received within the designated time, the applicant forfeits his/her position.

After Acceptance

  1. You will receive a Welcome email within 2 weeks of acceptance indicating the next steps and how to prepare for the online courses, orientation, and your practicum hours.
  2. You will start the registration process for the online courses you will take prior to the three-day online orientation.
  3. You will receive a UNC Dietetic Internship Program Handbook after the online courses and before orientation.