The Career Center will be closed the following dates in July 2017:
Tuesday, July 4th for the holiday, July 19th for a staff retreat, and every Friday -- July 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th.
No Letter Service requests will be processed on these dates.
Requests will be processed in the order received on the next business day after each closure date.


Letter Service

I graduate this May and want to use the Letter Service. Should I pay the $20 fee or the $150 Early Bird Alumni fee?
How do I include AMCAS matching forms for my letters?
How do I make a request to have my letters uploaded to AMCAS
How will I know if the Letter Service has received my letter of recommendation?
Find your answers in our FAQs


Potential and current Letter Service users should review current policies and procedures before attempting to use the Letter Service Online. This service can be of valuable assistance to you for these reasons:

  1. If you plan to apply to numerous institutions, this service allows writers to submit one letter that can be used to support multiple applications.
  2. You, your institutions and your letter writers will be assured of the confidentiality and prompt processing of your letters.
  3. If you plan to apply in the future but would like to ask for letters now, the Letter Service will keep your letters on file up to 5 years for grad/med/professional school applicants, and 10 years for educational careers candidates.


Contacting the Letter Service

University of California, Berkeley
Career Center
The Letter Service
2440 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720-4350
  Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 5:00 pm
(510) 642-1716 (phone)
(510) 642-4958 (fax)