Dental Hygiene Department - Pierce College ADH Application Process

COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA EARLY!

Even if you do not think you will be eligible for financial aid, completing a FAFSA may open doors for scholarships. For more information on FAFSA application and financial aid: http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/dist/financialaid/
The application deadline for this year is past. Our next application deadline will be mid-December 2016.

WORKFORCE FUNDING

The Dental Hygiene Bachelor’s Program is not eligible for Workforce funding. Workforce staff can assist with completing the FAFSA. Individuals may be eligible for the Trade Act Assistance Program (TAA). Please contact your Trade Act Counselor for an individualized assessment. Students are encouraged to meet with Workforce staff to discuss their individual funding needs and explore possible community funding resources. For an appointment with Workforce staff, please call 253-964-6265.

PIERCE COLLEGE BASDH APPLICATION PROCESS OVERVIEW

Completing the BASDH APPLICATION PACKET to the Dental Hygiene program correctly is the first step in the selection and ranking process and the Sole Responsibility of the Applicant.

Maintaining a valid application and/or offer of acceptance or conditional acceptance is also the Sole Responsibility of the Applicant. This includes following directions, processes, meeting deadlines, course requirements, submissions, etc.

Postmarks not allowed. “Due” dates mean the documents must be at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Admissions by 4:00 PM on the listed Due Date.

The Application Checklist is provided to you as a tool for your process, but it is your responsibility to ensure that you are correctly following the current application directions and meeting all deadlines.

NEW PIERCE COLLEGE STUDENTS APPLYING TO THE DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

  • First, APPLY to Pierce College as a NEW student.
  • Pay the $25.00 Admissions Fee.

CURRENT PIERCE COLLEGE STUDENTS APPLYING TO THE DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

To qualify as a current student, you must have attended Pierce College since winter quarter 2015. You do not need to reapply to Pierce College.

ALL STUDENTS APPLYING TO THE DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

Fully complete the BASDH APPLICATION PACKET. The forms are fillable pdf for your convenience. The Extracurriculuar and Observation Hours Forms will need to be printed and signed after completing them.

Follow all directions, complete the BASDH Application Packet (including all additional documentation as applicable), and submit by the listed deadline in the packet.

Send initial BASDH Application Packet and all subsequent documents to:

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Attn: Admissions, Dental Hygiene Application
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

DUE DATEITEM
Before 12/3/15

Submit any prerequisite course substitutions through our Substitute Prerequisite Course link, as applicable.

Only courses submitted and approved through the official Substitute Prerequisite Course process are accepted for course substitutions. Advising plans, emails, education plans, or other written or verbal documentation created by anyone either inside or outside the Pierce College system (including advising documents by the program director) are not accepted for course substitutions. No exceptions.

Complete Observation Hours and procure verification of Extracurricular Activities.

Before 12/10/15

Apply to Pierce College, if applicable

$25.00 Admissions Fee (Subject to change)

Pay $40.00 Dental Hygiene Application Fee (A copy of your receipt is submitted with your PCDH Application.)

12/18/15 by 12:00:00 PMSubmit your complete Pierce College BASDH Application with all applicable documentation. (Official (sealed) Transcripts, receipt of paid Dental Hygiene Application Fee, and email of Substitute Prerequisite Course approvals – if any.)

Currently enrolled Pierce students may find the Transcript Request Form here.

For questions, contact the Admissions Office at 253-912-3665 or Dental Hygiene program at 253-964-6796.

DENTAL HYGIENE Program Advising Information & Location
Email: denthyg@pierce.ctc.edu Voice: 253-964-6796

Location

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Cascade Building, Level One

Fulltime Dental Hygiene Faculty

Monica Hospenthal
R.D.H., B.S., M.Ed.
Program Director/Fulltime Professor

Kathy B. Bassett
BSDH, RDH, M.Ed.
Fulltime Professor/Risk Management Officer

Mary Galagan
RDH, BS, MHA
Fulltime Professor/Community Health and Extramurals

Carolyn D. Roberton
BSDH, RDH
Fulltime Professor/Liaison
Student Chapter of ADHA

Postal Address

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Dental Hygiene Department
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999

BASDH Faculty & Staff Credentials