The University Registrar’s office provides verification of dates a student attended Penn and degrees awarded by the Schools of the University. There is no fee for this service except for express mail service if requested.
Your request may be submitted by mail, email, telephone, fax, or in person at the Office of the University Registrar (150 Franklin Building).
Please allow 3 business days for the processing of your request. Your Certification letter can be mailed to you, to a third party (full address to be provided at the time of the request), or may be picked up from the Registrar’s Office. If your request is to be mailed directly to another academic institution, please include a copy of the form requesting the Certification.
Requests directly from third parties including other academic institutions must be submitted by mail and must include an affidavit signed and dated by the student authorizing the release of the information.
Third Party Verification
Mail: National Student Clearinghouse
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171
Verification requiring GPA:
Available by fax, mail, and in-person. An affidavit signed and dated by the student authorizing the release of the information is required with the request. The affidavit must be within 3 months of the date of the request. Fax and mail requests must be on letterhead from the requesting organization.
Verification requiring an Official Transcript:
Available by mail and in-person. An affidavit signed and dated by the student authorizing the release of the information is required with the request. The affidavit must be within 3 months of the date of the request. A check or money order made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania for the transcript fee plus any express mail fees as applicable.
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