Detroit Mercy | Dental Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) (virtual)

Nov. 21, 2022

The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) provides educational and professional development experiences for under-resourced students so that they can successfully gain admission into dental school and pursue a career in dentistry. SEP is a summer residential program that provides free housing and DAT preparation, and a stipend to cover food and travel expenses.

The components of SEP include:

  • Preparation for the Dental Admission Test
  • Personalized assistance with the dental school application process
  • Admissions and financial aid workshops
  • Interview preparation
  • Hands-on Simulation Laboratory activities
  • Observations in the dental clinic and/or other primary care sites
  • Conversations with faculty about dental specialties
  • Academic success, professional development, and cultural competency seminars
  • Networking events with students, staff, faculty, alumni, and local dental professionals
  • Social outings including tours of Detroit and trips to museums and sporting events

SEP at a Glance

What: A nine-week program divided into two phases.

Where: Phase I is self-paced from any location, and Phase II is an in-person residential program at the Detroit Mercy Dental Campus

When: May 1-May 30 (Phase I) and May 31 – June 30 (Phase II)

Who: For college juniors, seniors and recent college graduates

Why: The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) provides educational and professional development experiences for under-resourced students so that they can successfully gain admission into dental school and pursue a career in dentistry.

Cost: Free to all participants

Read more and apply by Feb 15