Enrollment and Degree Verification

The Office of the University Registrar provides enrollment and degree verification for current students and alumni of the University of Pennsylvania. There is no fee for this service except for express mail service if requested.

Information included in standard verification letters:

  • Student's name of record
  • Degree or program being pursued or conferred
  • Program major(s)
  • Dates of attendance
  • Expected graduation date or degree conferral date

Please note: Requests for verifications of degree requirements fullfilment prior to graduation, internship or research project information, or clinical certifications must be made through an academic advisor or program coordinator. Contact information for academic department and programs can be found here.

Your request may be submitted by any of the following methods:

Email registrar@upenn.edu
Telephone 215-898-6636
Fax 215-573-2076
Mail or In Person

Attn: Enrollment/Degree Verification
Office of the University Registrar
Franklin Building, Room 200
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please include the following information with your request:

  • Full name at the time you were enrolled at Penn
  • Penn ID number, if known
  • Date of birth
  • School and program attended
  • Dates of enrollment; if unknown, please provide approximate dates
  • Recipient information including individual or institution name, email, mail, or fax number where you would like the document to be sent
  • Personal contact information should we need to reach you regarding your request

Never provide your social security number. 

Please allow five to seven business days to process your request. During peak times of the year, such as the start and end of a semester, please allow seven to ten business days to process your request. 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 

Penn has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verification. Click here to place a request via the National Student Clearing House. Penn’s school code is 003378.

Perelman School of Medicine Requests

For enrollment and degree verification requests for current students and alumni of the Perelman School of Medicine, please contact Yvonne Young (youngy@pennmedicine.upenn.edu ) for assistance.