​​​APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Yakima Valley College Dental Hygiene admissions/selection procedures are reviewed on a yearly basis. 
Consult the website and ADEA DHCAS for the most current information regarding the application process.

APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE SUBMITTED BY THE FIRST FRIDAY IN FEBRUARY.   
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS BEGINS THE FIRST FRIDAY IN FEBRUARY.

The Dental Hygiene Program at Yakima Valley College plans to participate in the ADEA Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service (ADEA DHCAS) in the 2017-18 application cycle.  Applicants applying to the entry level baccalaureate program for 2018 enrollment will apply online using the ADEA DHCAS application beginning on November 1, 2017.  To learn more about ADEA DHCAS, please visit www.adea.org/dhcas

Application instructions are available both within the DHCAS application and on the ADEA website.  If you have questions or concerns about ADEA DHCAS, please direct them to Customer Service at 617-612-2095 or dhcasinfo@dhcas.org.

The following information must be provided:

  • Application Coversheet
  • Dental Work Experience Verification Form(s) (Optional)
  • Dental Observation Form
  • Health Sciences Reasoning Test (HSRT) (Required)
  • Second Language Verification Form (ALTA only) (Optional)
  • Winter Quarter Registration Form
  • Disclosure of Academic Performance
  • Official College Transcripts 
  • Official high school or GED transcripts
  • Other documentation to support the application, i.e., letters of recommendation, honors and/or special awards, leadership, community services, and team experiences. (Optional)

 

Applicants must complete the Health Sciences Reasoning Test.  Contact Natalie Solis at (509) 574-4916 or Donna Fulton (509) 574-4527 to register for the test. ($15 testing fee required)

Upon request, the YVC Dental Hygiene department will forward HSRT results to other Dental Hygiene programs at no additional charge.  

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that complete and up-to-date transcripts have been submitted to the ADEA DHCAS.​

Incomplete files will not be processed.

​ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH PRE-REQUISITES SCHEDULED FOR WINTER QUARTER.

 Official confirmation of   enrollment for winter quarter must be submitted with application materials.​
  
In the event changes are made in winter quarter courses, the Dental Hygiene department must be notified immediately by fax (509) 574-6875 or e-mail Natalie Solis at nsolis@yvcc.edu or Donna Fulton at dfulton@yvcc.edu.
 
Applicants must meet all college admissions requirements, college policies and procedures.

 
Incomplete files will not be processed.