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  • Letters of Recommendation

    We encourage you to select and contact recommenders as soon as possible since writing letters requires a commitment of time from busy professionals with competing demands.

    Preferred Method of Submission


    • Your recommender should scan the letter and email it to as an attachment. The recommender may also use this Recommendation Form as a guide.   
    • For verification purposes, they should use their professional or academic email account
    • We recommend checking the Discover Drexel Portal to confirm that the letter was received by our office

    Alternate Methods

    Electronic Recommendation Service

    • Fill out the request form
    • You'll receive an email asking you to verify that the information you submitted is correct
    • An electronic reference form will be emailed to your recommenders
      • We suggest reaching out to them to ensure the form was received
      • To limit the chance of the form being marked as SPAM, they can add to their contacts
    • You'll receive a notification email once your recommender has submitted the form

    Mailed Paper Letters

    • Must include an ink signature and arrive in the original sealed envelope
    • You may supply this Recommendation Form to your recommender as a guide
    • Please use one of the following addresses:

    US Mail
    Drexel University Online
    PO Box 34729
    Philadelphia, PA 19101

    Express Mail
    Drexel University Online
    3001 Market Street
    Suite 40
    Philadelphia, PA 19104 

    Guide to Getting Started

    The following guide will help you get the best recommendations possible in plenty of time to meet your deadline. Download as a PDF.