Application Procedures

All applicants must be eligible for admission to Indiana University with applications sent to the IU South Bend Office of Admissions. Applicants must submit required admission materials to the dental hygiene program and complete all prerequisite courses* or their equivalents with a grade of C or higher in each course.

The Dental Hygiene Program at Indiana University South Bend will participate in the ADEA Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service, known as DHCAS, beginning in August 2013 in addition to the IUSB Dental Hygiene Program application (links below). To learn more about the DHCAS application process, visit

All materials must be submitted on time for consideration in the application cycle.

Application Procedures for BSDH (entry-level)

Application Procedures for BSDH (degree completion)

*NOTE: all students must complete all required prerequisite courses before they are eligible to enroll in professional dental hygiene courses.