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Dental School Alumni Services

How do I obtain a copy of my official transcript?

Official Transcripts may be obtained from the Office of the Registrar on the Evanston campus. Please refer to the obtaining a transcript page for complete details and instructions.

How do I obtain a copy of my diploma?

The Office of the Registrar on the Evanston campus handles the ordering of diplomas for graduating students as well as requests for replacement diplomas and error corrections. Please refer to the request a diploma page for complete details and instructions.

How do I get a letter of verification of enrollment?

To obtain a letter of verification, please fill out the Enrollment Verification Request form and mail or fax to the Office of the Registrar:

Office of the Registrar
Northwestern University
633 Clark Street
Evanston, IL 60208
FAX: (847) 491-8458

How do I obtain a report of my National Board scores?

Write to:

American Dental Association
Department of Testing Services
National Board Transcripts
211 East Chicago Avenue
Suite 1846
Chicago, IL 60611-2678

All requests must be in writing and must include:

  • your name at the time of the test
  • dental school attended
  • year of graduation
  • type of board scores (dental or dental hygiene)
  • year of birth
  • your current name and address
  • name and address where score report is to be sent

Each copy requested is $5. Money orders or certified checks should be made payable to the American Dental Association. (Personal checks are only accepted from ADA members; you must write your membership number on the check.)

For more information please check the ADA website.

How do I obtain a Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) application packet?

PASS applications for admission to postdoctoral programs are available from the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) each April.

Contact the ADEA at (202) 667-1887 or (800) 353-AADS to request an application packet.

For further information about PASS, visit the ADEA website.

How do I obtain a Match number for use when applying to postdoctoral programs?

Write, phone, or email National Matching Services:

National Matching Services Inc.
595 Bay St., Suite 301, Box 29
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5G 2C2
Phone: (416) 977-3431
Fax: (416) 977-5020

National Matching Services Inc.
P.O. Box 1208
Lewiston, NY 14092-8208
Phone: (716) 282-4013
Fax: (716) 282-0611


For more information, visit the National Matching Services Inc's Postdoctoral Matching Program.