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Alumni: Resources & Benefits » Verifying Education Credentials

Verification of Education for Employers: Employers wishing to verify the education of a Penn Dental Medicine graduate must submit their request verification AND a release signed by the student via mail (to the address below), fax (215-898-5243) or scan/e-mail to Audrey Smith-Bey in the Office of Student Affairs. Verifications cannot be completed without the signature of the alumna/us. Please include the graduate’s name at time of attendance. No fee will be assessed.

Alternatively, employers wishing to verify the education of a graduate from 2000 or later may contact the National Student Clearinghouse. A fee will be assessed.

Verification of Attendance for DMD Alumni: Alumni requiring verification of attendance, listing the degree award date, degree received, and dates of attendance should mail (to the address below), e-mail Audrey Smith-Bey, or fax their request to 215-898-5243. Please list your full name (as it appears on your student record), contact information, date of birth, degrees received, date of attendance, and addresses to which the letter(s) should be sent. This letter is written on official School letterhead, contains the signature of the Dean, and is embossed with the seal of the School of Dental Medicine. No fee will be assessed.

The Office of the University Secretary offers a notarized letter of certification upon request. Notarized letters of certification attest to the name of the graduate, the degree conferred, and the date of conferral. They are notarized and signed by the Secretary, and embossed with the seal of the University. A fee will be assessed.

Verification of Attendance for Residencies: Individuals who attended the School of Dental Medicine as residents and require certification of attendance should mail (to the address below), e-mail Audrey Smith-Bey, or fax their request to 215-898-5243. Please list your full name (as it appears on your student record), contact information, date of birth, residency program attended (i.e. Periodontics), date of attendance, and address(es) to which the letter(s) should be sent. This letter is written on official School letterhead, contains the signature of the Dean, and is embossed with the seal of the School of Dental Medicine. No fee will be assessed.

Verification of Nitrous Oxide Certification: Individuals who require proof of completion of the Nitrous Oxide Certificate course should e-mail Demryi Purnell in the Department of Oral Surgery at Penn Dental Medicine or call 215-898-8052. Please allow ample time for this particular verification.

National Board Scores: National Board Scores are available through the American Dental Association (ADA) and are not stored at the School of Dental Medicine after graduation. To locate the order form for National Board score reports, vist the Joint Commission on National Board Dental Examinations web page; select Part I, Part II, or Dental Hygiene; and follow the instructions for Step 5.

If you have any questions, please contact us:

Office of Student Affairs
School of Dental Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-8940
Fax: 215-898-5243
E-mail: Audrey Smith-Bey

Penn
The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030