Career Center


The UM Reference Letter Service will close on June 30, 2018.  Please plan accordingly and send all questions to rlservice@umich.edu or 734/764-7459.  


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

Or…

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

Or…

Submit your request using the RLS Evaluation Form

Sending Your Reference Letters

Make an online request to send your letters

Updating Your Reference Letter File

Update your Reference Letter File online

Or…

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 rlservice@umich.edu if you are unable to access these forms.