2018 ADEA PASS Application Instructions
Institution Evaluation Form
Two types of
evaluations are required in the ADEA PASS application. Both evaluations must be
submitted electronically. The
Evaluation Form (IEF) is one.
The Institution Evaluation Form (also called the dean’s
letter) is an evaluation of the applicant completed by the dean of the dental
school attended. It is strongly encouraged the IEF does not reference any program
type because it cannot be revised at any time during the application process.
Included in the IEF are NBDE scores or results, GPA and class rank (if
applicable), an evaluation of ethical behavior and mandatory narrative
statement. This electronic evaluation is required for every applicant.
dental school attended from the drop-down menu to submit the request to the
dental school. If an applicant is unable to locate their dental school from the
drop-down list, then the applicant should select “Other.” If the dental
school attended is not included in the drop-down list, a valid email for the
dean or the dean’s designation must be entered. Contact the dean’s office to
obtain this information.
will be sent to the evaluator with instructions on how to log in and complete
If an applicant is unable to submit an IEF, a request for
exception must be submitted with the application. See the Request for Exception
section for more details on page 7.