InDent program

Applications will be accepted starting Jan. 15, 2018

InDent is a one-week summer program designed to introduce college students to the dental profession.  The program offers participants challenging and informative hands-on dental experiences at VCU School of Dentistry’s state-of-the-art facilities.   

Program Highlights

  • Shadowing in specialty clinics 
  • Hands-on preclinical laboratory procedures
  • Advising session
  • DAT prep sessions
  • Interactive dental seminars with faculty members

Program information

Enrollment: Limited to 15 participants
Eligibility:
  • Good academic standing – GPA of 3.0 or above in college coursework
  • College freshman or above
  • In-state and out-of-state students are welcome to apply
  • Successfully completed one semester of General Biology

*Students who have been accepted to any dental school are NOT eligible to participate in InDent.

Dates: July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018
Application available: January 15, 2018 - May 1, 2018
Notification date: May 15, 2018
Application link: VCU InDent Program Application
Application procedure:
  • Complete online application
  • One letter of recommendation from a professional source
  • Official college transcript
  • Submit a non-refundable application fee of $25

All materials must be received by May 1, 2018.  Materials can be emailed to denadmit@vcu.edu or mailed to:

VCU School of Dentistry
Office of Admissions
520 N. 12th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298

Digital documents will not be accepted from the applicant.

Location: Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Lyons Building
520 North 12th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23298
Tuition:

$475

Accepted program participants must pay tuition electronically by June 1, 2018, to retain their seat in the program.

For an additional $750, hotel accommodations for Sunday through Thursday nights, daily breakfast and transportation to and from the VCU School of Dentistry will be provided. All hotel rooms will be single occupancy.

Tuition includes:

  • All dental instruments and materials
  • Use of advanced and traditional simulation units
  • Daily lunch
  • Certificate of completion

Cancellation policy

The VCU School of Dentistry Office of Admissions reserves the right to end registration when the enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify or alter content, faculty or location of the course if any circumstances indicate such a change is advisable. If the Office of Admissions finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full tuition refund will be issued. No travel expenses will be refunded to the applicant in the event of course cancellation or cancellation of any registration. No refunds will be issued if a participant cancels their registration. Electronic payments only.

For additional information, please contact:

Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Office of Admissions
520 North 12th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566

Phone: (804) 828-9196
Email: denadmit@vcu.edu