The Career Center will close at 2pm on Wed Nov 25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday, and reopen on Mon Nov 30 at 9am. No letter service requests will be processed during the closure, however requests can be submitted online 24/7 and will be processed in the order received.

To guarantee that requests are processed prior to the Thanksgiving holiday closure, please note deadlines below for each level of service:

Basic: Requests must be submitted by 10am, Mon Nov 23
Express: Requests must be submitted by 10am, Tues Nov 24
Rush: Requests must be submitted by 10am, Wed, Nov 25

Letter Service

How do I make an Upload request?
How do I make a request to have letters sent by email?
Can my letter writer submit a letter electronically?
What happens to my Letter Service account after I graduate or if my Alumni Advantage membership expires?


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)