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Check Your Credentials

After you submit your application, you are responsible for having additional documents, which we call "credentials," sent directly to the admissions office. Credentials include items such as high-school transcripts (if requested by the Admissions Office), college transcripts, and SAT, ACT, or TOEFL scores. Your application instructions tell you what credentials are needed to complete your application. The admissions office needs all your required credentials before it can start processing your application.

How do you know if the admissions office has received all your credentials? It's easy. All you need to do is check the web.

To check for credentials, just visit: You will need to login with your legal first name, legal last name, birth date, and e-mail address as listed on your admissions application. Please be aware that during peak processing periods, it can take up to six weeks for a document to appear in our system.


If you have any questions after checking your credentials, use to communicate with us. In any e-mails you send us, include your full, formal name and your application ID number. DO NOT include your Social Security Number.

If you need to contact the admissions office with other questions regarding your online application, again, tell us your full, formal name and application ID number. Be advised that admissions decisions cannot be released over the phone. You will receive your admission decision through the US postal service

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