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Recommendation Letters or Forms

If you are currently enrolled at College of DuPage or if you were enrolled and you need to submit a recommendation letter or form to transfer to another institution, you may need to provide proof of your academic standing, disciplinary record or a personal reference as part of your application. 

Recommendation Letters

If you need a letter of recommendation from an instructor/counselor, you will need to:

  • Contact your instructor or counselor and ask them to write a recommendation letter and complete the Letter of Recommendation Authorization. Your instructor or counselor should submit a copy of the authorization form to the Office of Student Records in SRC 2150.

Recommendation Form

If the institution that you are applying to has a form to fill out that includes a College Official's Report, Transfer Form or Dean's Recommendation for Transfer Students, you will need to either:

Forms will be processed in the order received and could take up to five business days to complete. Please submit your form(s) in a timely manner. The Office of Student Records will contact you at the email address provided once your request has been completed.

For more information contact the Office of Student Records Verification Specialist at (630) 942-2431 or the Coordinator of Records Services at (630) 942-3022.

Contact Information

Office of Student Records
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2150

Regular Hours
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: (630) 942-3838
FAX: (630) 942-3693
Prerequisites: (630) 942-2260

Email contacts:
Student Records: recordsoffice@cod.edu
FERPA: FERPA@cod.edu
Grades: gradesdept@cod.edu
Graduation: graduation@cod.edu
Commencement: commencement@cod.edu
Official COD Transcripts: transcripts@cod.edu
Transcript Evaluation: evaluation@cod.edu
Prerequisites: prereq@cod.edu
Verifications: verifications@cod.edu
High School Transcripts: HStranscript@cod.edu

Individuals who need language assistance, call Campus Central at (630) 942-3000 or email campuscentral@cod.edu.