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Biographic Information

Prior / Alternate Last Name and Prior /Alternate First Name

Enter any other name (i.e., maiden name) recorded on previous academic records, such as transcripts. This may aid PharmCAS in matching transcripts that arrive to our office with a different last name. Leave blank, if not applicable.


Preferred Address

Select “Current” or “Permanent” to indicate the address where you can most reliably receive materials and correspondence mailed from PharmCAS and your designated pharmacy schools. After April 1, contact your designated pharmacy institutions for any changes to your address preference.


Current Mailing Address

Use this item to provide the address where you can receive mail and/or messages reliably. If your address changes, login to your PharmCAS account and edit your current mailing address online. After April 1, submit change of address information directly to your designated pharmacy institutions.


Current Mailing Address Until

If you expect to move from your current residence during the 2012–2013 application cycle, enter the date in which your current address is likely to change. Use the MM/DD/YYYY format. You must enter a date, even if you do not anticipate a change in address. If your address will not change, please enter a date in the distant future.


Day Phone Number

Use this item to provide the phone number where you can receive calls and/or messages reliably during normal business hours. If your phone number changes, login to your PharmCAS account and edit your information online. After April 1, submit phone number changes directly to your designated pharmacy institutions. Use the ###-###-#### format.


Evening Phone Number

Use this item to provide the phone number where you can receive calls and/or messages reliably in the evening AFTER normal business hours. If your phone number changes, login to your PharmCAS account and edit your information online. After April 1, submit phone number changes directly to your designated pharmacy institutions. Use the ###-###-#### format.


Fax Number

Use this item to provide the FAX number where you can reliably receive faxed messages and correspondence from PharmCAS and your designated pharmacy schools. If you do not have fax number available, leave this item blank. Use the ###-###-#### format.


Cell Phone Number

Use this item to provide the cellular or mobile phone number where you can receive calls and/or messages. Leave this item blank if you do not have a cell phone number available. If your cell phone number changes, login to your PharmCAS account and edit your information online. After April 1, submit phone number changes directly to your designated pharmacy institutions. Use the ###-###-#### format.


Permanent Address

Enter your permanent and/or legal address information. You must reenter this information even if it is the same as your Current Mailing Address. If your address changes, login to your PharmCAS account and edit your current and/or permanent mailing address(s) online. After April 1, submit all change of address information directly to your designated pharmacy institutions.


Permanent Phone Number

Enter the phone number associated with your permanent and/or legal address information. If your phone number changes, login to your PharmCAS account and edit your information online. After April 1, submit phone number changes directly to your designated pharmacy institutions. Use the ###-###-#### format.


Preferred Phone Number

Select the phone number where you can most reliably receive calls or voice mail messages from PharmCAS and your designated pharmacy schools.

After April 1, contact your designated pharmacy institutions for any changes to your phone number preference.