Career Center

Most Reference Letter Service transactions are carried out exclusively electronically. However, some paper forms continue to be available for the convenience of some UM faculty and alumni/ae without a UM ID#.

Opening/Renewing a Reference Letter File

Open/renew a reference letter file online


Open/renew a reference letter file using the following paper forms:

  1. Reference File Registration Form

  2. Reference Letter Service Policies Agreement

Requesting Letters from Recommenders

Make an online request for letters to be written on your behalf


Submit your request using the RLS Evaluation Form

Sending Your Reference Letters

Make an online request to send your letters


Submit your request on paper, click on the appropriate mailing option:

Note: please submit the Overnight Request Form in addition to the Letters Plus! Release Form

Updating Your Reference Letter File

Update your Reference Letter File online


Submit the following paper forms to update your Reference Letter File:

Removing Letters From A File

File Holder’s Letter Removal Request Form

Reference Letter Writer’s Removal Request Form

All forms require Adobe Reader. Please contact The University Career Center’s Reference Letter Service staff at (734)764-7459 or e-mail if you are unable to access these forms.