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problems getting messages from ERAS?

Discussion in 'ERAS, SOAP, and NRMP Match' started by futuredo32, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. futuredo32

    futuredo32 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Apr 8, 2003
    I got an email from ERAS saying I had a message from a program I applied to. I went to check it and it either shows no message or shows the message title from the program, but I can't open it. Anyone else having this issue?
    This has been an hour and a half.
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  3. calvnandhobbs68

    calvnandhobbs68 I KNOW NOTHING 7+ Year Member

    May 20, 2010
    Yeah the message center seems broken right now.
  4. TraumaLlamaMD

    TraumaLlamaMD Licensed to chill 2+ Year Member

    Sep 18, 2014
    Same here, my mailbox spends a while with the circular loading icon and then shows me a blank mailbox, even though I had messages saved from earlier.
  5. evilbooyaa

    evilbooyaa Staff Member Moderator 5+ Year Member

    Oct 10, 2011
    Glad I'm not the only one. Found an e-mail in my spam saying a residency program had sent ma message. Check the ERAS message center (which I didn't even know was a thing at the time of submission), wham, no messages displayed. It's been about a day since they originally sent it so I wish I could see what the residency program wanted to inquire about.
  6. Lccjblu

    Lccjblu 7+ Year Member

    Jul 31, 2010
    So... Its an hour after eras was supposedly going to issue an update... Is the system back up? My messages were working fine as far as I could tell. Just trying to figure out if I'm not receiving messages because I'm still waiting for interview confirmations
  7. drk

    drk 2+ Year Member

    Apr 16, 2013
    People are posting on other forums that when they log on to ERAS they are logging in to other peoples accounts. Also, someone was getting invites addressed to another student...the latter could have been a program error but the former is pretty concerning. No idea if its true.
  8. calvnandhobbs68

    calvnandhobbs68 I KNOW NOTHING 7+ Year Member

    May 20, 2010
    They just sent an email saying that's it's all working again but wtf? People logging into other people's accounts and getting other invites? I'm starting to think they really did hire the Obamacare contractor for this rollout.
  9. drk

    drk 2+ Year Member

    Apr 16, 2013
    Yeah, I got their e-mail in my personal account but it's not in the MyERAS message center....maybe it's not supposed to be? I usually always get a message in both.
  10. mspequestion


    Sep 27, 2014
    has anyone had any luck replying to programs through the message center? I do not think that works, either.
  11. exeunt

    exeunt 7+ Year Member

    Aug 22, 2007
    how do you know it doesn't work?
  12. Cwing99

    Cwing99 7+ Year Member

    Sep 16, 2008
    You can reply as long as you see the "reply" button activated.

    It works.

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