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D3 : FAQs

DO I NEED TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FORM IF I'M JUST TAKING THE DSE?

YES, ALL CANDIDATES MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FORM AND UPLOAD IT TO THEIR ONLINE CANDIDATE PROFILE. SEE PAGES 10-19 OF TH REGISTRATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES MANUAL FOR STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS TO GUIDE YOU.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR JUST THE MANIKIN PART OF THE EXAM?

THE MANIKIN EXAM CONTAINS TWO (2) PARTS OF THE FULL TRADITIONAL EXAM.CANDIDATES NEED TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE NOT REGISTERING FOR THE FULL EXAM.
CANDIDATES WILL CLICK ON THE APPLY TAB IN THEIR PROFILE TO BEGIN THEIR REGISTRATION PROCESS. THEY WILL THEN FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR EXAM LOCATION AND DATE
STEP 2: CHOOSE INDIVIDUAL EXAMS. 
STEP 3: CHOOSE THE PROSTHODONIC PART
STEP 4: CLICK APPLY
STEP 5: REPEAT STEPS 1 THROUGH 4 EXCEPT CHOOSE THE ENDODONTIC PART IN STEP 3
STEP 6: MAKE YOUR ONLINE PAYMENT WITHIN 72 HOURS

 

WHEN SHOULD I REGISTER AND TAKE THE DSE?

THE DSE CAN BE TAKEN AT ANYTIME. CANDIDATES WHO CHOOSE TO TAKE IT BEFORE THEIR SENIOR YEAR, SHOULD PAY THE DSE FEE. A CREDIT WILL BE ADDED TO THEIR CANDIDATE PROFILE THAT EQUALS THE DSE FEE. THIS CREDIT WILL AUTOMATICALLY APPLY TO THEIR NEXT EXAM. 

I AM A LSU D3 STUDENT AND HAVE PAID FOR THE MANIKIN EXAM. WHAT IS THE EXTRA FEE THAT WAS ASSESSED TO MY PROFILE?

LSU HAS ASKED CITA TO COLLECT A FACILITY FEE FROM ALL OF THEIR STUDENTS ONETIME. WE COLLECT THIS FEE AFTER THE FIRST EXAM HAS BEEN SCHEDULED. TYPICALLY IT IS WITH THE MANIKIN SECTION OF THE EXAM. THIS FEE NEEDS TO BE PAID NO LATER THEN THE 30 DAY DEADLINE.

I AM A UAB STUDENT AND HAVE BEEN ASSESSED AN EXTRA FEE. WHAT IS THIS FEE?

UAB HAS A REDUCED FACILITY FEE FOR THEIR STUDENTS OF $150 FOR THE MANIKIN SECTION. THIS FEE WILL BE ASSESSED TO CANDIATE PROFILES PRIOR TO THE 60 DAY DEADLINE. IF REGISTERING AFTER THE 60 DAY DEADLINE THEN THEY WILL BE ASSESSED WITH IN A WEEK AFTER THEY HAVE APPLIED ONLINE. WE RECOMMEND THAT IT IS PAID BY THE 60 DAY DEADLINE HOWEVER IT IS NOT DUE UNTIL THE 30 DAY DEADLINE.
PLEASE NOTE: THAT ANY CANDIDATE WHO HAS OUTSTANDING PAYMENTS DUES AT THE 30 DAY DEADLINE ARE AT RISK OF LOSING THEIR SEAT IN THE EXAM AND ALL PAID FEES WILL BE FORFEITED.

I STARTED MY PROFILE SEVERAL WEEKS AGO AND IT STILL IS NOT VERIFIED. DO I NEED TO DO ANYTHING ELSE?

CITA WILL REVIEW EACH PROFILE FOR THE APPROPRIATE PICTURE AND DOCUMENTS. PROFILES WILL BE VERIFIED ONLY AFTER BOTH OF THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE ACCEPTED. COMPLETE DETAILS ABOUT HOW TO REGISTER CAN BE FOUND IN THE REGISTRATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES MANUAL.

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