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Summer Learning Program (SLP)


SLP Class of 2013

SLP Class of 2013

What is the Summer Learning Program?

An immersive learning program for Florida residents from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds or ethnic minority students. SLP 2014 will take place July 7- 25, 2014.

Students will:

  • Produce hands-on projects in dental simulation laboratory
  • Shadow dental students in clinics
  • Explore dentistry and its specialties with dental faculty and students
  • Receive one-on-one advising from an admissions officer
  • Network with faculty and students
  • Have program costs covered

Check out the SLP 2014 Promo Video!:
View our tri-fold brochure! SLP 2014 brochure

Simulation Lab Simulation Lab Guest SpeakersEligibility Requirements

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Have a genuine interest in the dental profession
  • Be in the 1st or 2nd year of college
  • Be a resident of Florida
  • Be a minority student (African American, Latino/a, Native American) or educationally or economically disadvantaged


  • 2014 SLP Application
  • 2014 SLP Application
  • Requirements:
    • Fully completed application– signed, initialed, and dated
    • Attach most-recent official transcripts (do not have transcripts forwarded to the UF Admissions Office– they will not be received by our office)
    • Letter of recommendation
    • Personal statement
  • Mail all application materials by March 7, 2014, to the following address:
    • Summer Learning Program
      UF College of Dentistry
      PO Box 100445
      Gainesville, FL 32610-0445


Please contact the Summer Learning Program Team
Phone: 352-273-9618
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