ADEA DHCAS® Application Instructions
Creating An Account
When creating an account, consider the following:
- Create only one account per application cycle to
avoid processing delays and difficulties.
Duplicate accounts and any documents associated with those accounts are
deleted. See below for information for the difference between new account and
- For your own security, do not share your
password or account information with anyone.
- Usernames and passwords are case-sensitive.
Applicants applying to ADEA DHCAS for the first time should
click on the “Create New Account” button.
Applicants will be asked to provide basic information including name,
contact information, and account information, as well as agreeing to the ADEA
DHCAS Terms and Conditions. Applicants must select at least one program to
continue to the application; programs may be added or removed prior to
Applicants Who Previously Applied to ADEA DHCAS
Applicants who applied to ADEA DHCAS in the previous
application cycle and are re-applying for the current admissions cycle are
eligible to have some of their application information carried forward.
To apply as a re-applicant to ADEA DHCAS:
- Do not create a new account. Review profile
- Enter in the e-mail address and password for the
account used in the most recent application cycle.
- When prompted, select between beginning a new
application or carrying forward information provided in the previous cycle. The
decision to copy application data cannot be changed once selected. If applicant
chooses to proceed with a new application, data from previous application cycle
will be removed and the applicant will have to proceed with a blank
- If opting to bring information forward, select
which pieces of information to carry forward.
Note that unselected items will not carry over and cannot be recovered.
- Application sections that can be carried forward
include data entered in the Personal Information section, all Academic History
information including previously entered coursework and any transcripts received,
and data entered in the Supporting Information section. Letters of evaluation, essays, payments, and
program specific information cannot be copied into a new application. Applicant
can update coursework information to reflect courses taken or degrees obtained
since the previous cycle.
- A review of all information being carried
forward is required, and updates to this information are allowed. It can take
up to 24 hours for the copying process to be completed and applicants will
receive a message once the process is complete.