ADEA Applicant Deferral Process


What is a deferred applicant?

✔     A deferred applicant has applied to ADEA AADSAS (ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service, ADEA CAAPID (ADEA Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists) or ADEA PASS (ADEA Postdoctoral Application Support Service) and is in the CAS terminal status, meaning s/he are verified and complete, respectively.
 
✔    The applicant has received an acceptance notice and approval for the deferral directly from the program. 

✔     Applicants approved for deferral are assumed to be acting in good faith that they plan to enroll in the program the following year. 


What information WILL transfer?

➢  Personal Information section,

➢  Academic History section and 

➢  Supporting Information section. 


What information WILL NOT transfer?

➢  Program Materials section

➢  Document uploads or evaluations and

➢  Essay/personal statement. 

➢   Additional application information NOT transferred



How will a program designate their deferrals?

  • An admissions user should place appropriate applicants under the decision status of “Defer to Next Cycle.”

  • The deadline for ADEA AADSAS users to change the status of deferred applicants is the August after the close of the cycle.
    Email Chonte James at JamesC@adea.org for the cycle-specific date.

  • The deadline for ADEA PASS users to change the status of deferred applicants is the October after the close of the cycle.
    Email Yolanda Jones at JonesY@adea.org for the cycle-specific date.

  • The deadline for ADEA CAAPID users to change the status of deferred applicants is the September after the close of the cycle.
    Email Emily Rhineberger and RhinebergerE@adea.org for the cycle-specific date.

  • The deadline for ADEA DHCAS users to change the status of deferred applicants is the October after the close of the cycle.
    Email Leslie Payne at PayneL@adea.org for the cycle-specific date.

  • Steps for Deferring Applicants.