To accept the offer of admission, students must take the following first steps.

  1. $1,500 enrollment deposit - Students must pay a one-time enrollment deposit of $1,500 (applied to tuition expenses) online through Wolverine Access. Detailed instructions will be provided with the offer of admission. This deposit is non-refundable.
  2. Criminal background check - Shortly after being offered admission, students will receive an email from Certiphi Screening Inc. with instructions on how to initiate the criminal background check process. All admitted students will be required to complete this background check.
  3. UM Campus ID (uniqname) - After paying the enrollment deposit, students should create and set up their University of Michigan email username and password. Instructions will be sent via email and can also be found at Uniqname & Account Setup.


Admitted students must complete and turn in the following documents to finalize admission. Detailed instructions and links to the forms will be provided upon receipt of the enrollment deposit.

Personal Data Survey Incoming students are required to fill out a secure online survey through Qualtrics to provide the School of Dentistry with additional information.
Personal Health Responsibilities Students must read and electronically sign an online document explaining the personal health responsibilities of a dental student (immunizations, health insurance, etc.).
Technical Standards All dental students must certify that they possess certain abilities integral to the dental profession, as outlined in the Technical Standards document. A specific link to electronically sign this document will be emailed.
Record of Required Immunizations Students are required to demonstrate immunity to certain diseases by having a health care provider complete and sign the Record of Required Immunizations.


To finalize admission, students must have their official transcripts, with final grades and degrees, sent directly from all colleges or universities attended to the Office of Admissions. Detailed instructions on what types of transcripts to send and when will be provided.

Electronic transcripts should be emailed to Paper transcripts should be mailed to:

Office of Admissions - DDS
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1011 N. University Avenue, Room G226
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078


All dental students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of health insurance coverage. Students will attest to this coverage online through Wolverine Access after the start of the program. See Mandatory Health Insurance Guidelines for more information.



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