ADEA PASS: Applicants

The ADEA Postdoctoral Application Support Service (ADEA PASS) is available to all individuals applying to the over 700 participating advanced dental education programs. ADEA PASS simplifies the application process by allowing you to complete one standardized application, rather than individual applications to each program.    

Applicants can use the ADEA PASS Application ChecklistPDF as a resource when applying.

MAY 13, 2021 – FEB. 7, 2022

Apply to ADEA PASS

*Three professional evaluations (PEFs) are required but up to five can be requested; one institution evaluation (IEF) is required. Evaluations cannot be customized and will be sent to each program selected in your application.

Watch the recording Preparing to Apply to the 2021-22 ADEA PASS Cycle.


Representatives are available Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time (except federal holidays), and can be reached by phone at 617-612-2065 or by email at

2021 PASS Applicant Resources
Download PASS Applicant Resources PDF



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