Letters of Recommendation

Reach out to your recommender to follow-up on the request. If you are unsuccessful in your attempt, or are concerned that s/he will not submit a letter on your behalf or before your program’s deadline, it may be in your best interest to ask someone else to submit a letter for you.

Yes, we will accept and attach up to five (5) letters.

It is preferred, but we accept letters without the forms. It is important that your letter writers include your full name and Student ID number on the letters they submit.

Letter writers may submit recommendation forms and/or letters through one of these methods: Mail: Graduate Studies Cartwright Hall Kent State University P.O. Box 5190 Kent, OH 44242 Email: gradapps@kent.edu

By checking the status of your application at any time by visiting the application portal.

Most programs require three letters, although some programs require two. Your application checklist will reflect the number of recommendations required for the program in which you are applying. The letters should be completed by person(s) who are familiar with your educational goals and professional and/or academic ability.