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 ADEA AADSAS users deadline for deferred applicant placement status is September 1 (post cycle).
- The ADEA PASS users deadline for deferred applicant placement status is October 14 (post cycle).
- The ADEA CAAPID users deadline for deferred applicant placement status is October 23 (post cycle).
Steps for Deferring Applicants.