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 (221 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
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.
PENN has authorized
the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment
and degree verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse
can be contacted at:
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