I’m Applying for Dental Hygiene

Students may also work on steps 3, 4, 5, and 7 simultaneously.

Congratulations on your decision to apply for the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program! We look forward to helping you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Please read through the list as some steps can occur simultaneously. Feel free to contact us at anytime during this process, we are here to help.

Also, although Sheridan College has Important Dates and Deadlines, make sure you meet the Dental Hygiene department’s dates and deadlines. In some cases, you may need to turn in materials much earlier than you would for the general application process.

Sheridan College Admissions:
(307) 674-6446 ext. 2000 or email us at admissions@sheridan.edu.

Step 1

STEP 1: CRITERIA AND PRE-REQUISITES FOR DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

For questions about Step 1, contact Admissions at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000 or email us at admissions@sheridan.edu. See also: Dental Hygiene

  1. Requirements: To make sure that you understand the criteria and have all of the pre-requisites for Dental Hygiene, please read and follow all directions and Admission Criteria for the Dental Hygiene Program. Some requirements specific to the Dental Hygiene program are not listed here.
  2. Deadline: Check Dental Hygiene for official deadlines.

Step 2

STEP 2: APPLY FOR ADMISSIONS

For questions about Step 2, contact Admissions at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000 or email us at admissions@sheridan.edu.

  1. Requirement: You must be at least 16 years of age.
  2. To Do: Apply Online. There is no application fee.
  3. What to Expect: You will receive an official letter welcoming you to SC within a week once you are admitted. If haven’t received a letter in a week’s time, please contact admissions (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000.

Step 3

STEP 3: SUBMIT OFFICIAL COPIES OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS (OTHER THAN SC)

For questions about Step 3, contact Admissions directly at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000.

  1. Requirements: Submit official copies of transcripts for any colleges you attended after SC. If SC already has your transcripts from another institution, you can skip this step.
  2. To Do: Submit transcripts.
    SC Admissions
    PO Box 1500
    Sheridan, WY 82801

Step 4

STEP 4: SUBMIT HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS OR GED SCORES

For questions about Step 4, contact Admissions at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000 or email admissions@sheridan.edu.

  1. High School Graduate
    1. Requirements: High School transcripts must be submitted after graduation.
    2. To Do: Submit transcripts.
      If your high school is in Wyoming, please contact your high school and request a copy of your transcripts be faxed to:
      (307) 674-3373
      Attention: Admissions If your high school is not in Wyoming, please have official transcripts mailed to SC:
      SC Admissions
      PO Box 1500
      Sheridan, WY 82801
  2. GED Completion
    1. To Do: Please send a copy of your GED certificate or scores to the admissions office:
      SC Admissions
      PO Box 1500
      Sheridan, WY 82801

Step 5

STEP 5: APPLY FOR FAFSA, SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

For questions about Step 5, please contact Financial Aid at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2101 or email scfinaid@sheridan.edu.

  1. FAFSA
    1. To Do: All students are encouraged to apply online for federal aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Apply on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov as early as possible. Use school code 003930 for Sheridan or Gillette Colleges.
    2. Priority Deadline: The institutional deadline is April 1st but check Dental Hygiene for official deadlines.
  2. Scholarships
    1. Requirements: One scholarship application and one letter.
    2. To Do: All students are encouraged to apply for institutional scholarships by contacting Financial Aid (307) 674-6446 ext. 2100 or email scfinaid@sheridan.edu. Also, you can review different types of scholarships.
    3. Deadline: The institutional deadline is April 1st but check Dental Hygiene for official deadlines.
  3. Financial Questions and Advising
    1. To Do: For financial aid questions on grants, loans, work-study, scholarships or money management, we are available as a resource and welcome you to contact Financial Aid at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2101 or email scfinaid@sheridan.edu.

Step 6

STEP 6: MEET WITH THE FACULTY ADVISOR & REGISTER FOR CLASSES

For questions about Step 6, please contact Advising  at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000.

  1. Requirement: If you have been selected as one of the Dental Hygiene students, accept the selection, and return a deposit according to the due date on your acceptance letter. Both acceptance and deposit are needed for affirmation that you are in the program.
  2. To Do: Make an appointment to meet with your faculty advisor to select classes for your course schedule.
  3. Important Dates: Check Dental Hygiene for official deadlines.

Step 7

STEP 7: APPLY FOR HOUSING (NOT REQUIRED)

For questions about Step 7, please contact Residential Education and Housing Office, (307) 674-6446 ext. 2301. The Housing Office is located in the Thorne-Rider Commons Building. See also: Living on Campus

  1. To Do: Follow housing application instructions, complete application and submit $125 deposit fee. It is recommended that students submit their application for housing as soon as possible.
  2. Important Dates For Housing Application

Step 8

STEP 8: PAY EXPENSES

For questions about Step 8, please contact the Business Office, (307) 674-6446 ext. 2405.

  1. To Do: Tuition, fees, housing and other expenses must be paid (or arranged to be paid) on or before the payment deadline date. The Business Office is located in the Whitney Building, Room W134. Campus Map
  2. Important Dates For Paying Expenses

Step 9

STEP 9: OBTAIN COLLEGE ID

For questions about Step 9, please contact Residential Education and Housing Office, (307) 674-6446 ext. 2301.

  1. Requirements: Tuition and expenses need to be paid before obtaining an ID.
  2. To Do: Obtain a college picture ID card, available in the Housing Office, located in the Thorne-Rider Commons Building. Campus Map

Step 10

STEP 10: BUY BOOKS

For questions about Step 10, please contact the Bookstore, (307) 674-6446 ext. 4102.

  1. To Do: Purchase textbooks from the SC General Store, located in the lower level of the Thorne-Rider Commons Building. Campus Map

Step 11

STEP 11: ATTEND ORIENTATION

For questions about Step 11, please contact Advising  at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000.

  1. Requirement: Orientation is required for all first-time Sheridan College students registered for 6 or more credit hours, and all degree-seeking candidates. Orientation is highly recommended for high school students.
  2. To Do: Schedule an appointment to attend an orientation session with the Advising Office, (307) 674-6446 ext. 2000.