Request a letter of Recommendation via Naviance


In Naviance, add the school(s) to which you need letters sent:
Click the “colleges” tab
Click “colleges I’m applying to”
Either match your Common App, or if you are not using Common App, add each school to your list individually

Talk to your teacher in person to ask if he/she would be willing to write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. Be prepared to give the recommender an outline of what they can include in the letter

From the Naviance homepage, click on the “colleges” link in the upper right hand corner, then click the “colleges homepage” link under the “colleges” section.
Click on “Letters of Recommendation” in the “Apply to Colleges” section.
Click on “Add Request”. You can only request a recommendation from one teacher at a time. Therefore, you will need to complete separate requests for each teacher from whom you are seeking a recommendation. Click the drop down box to find the teacher who will be writing your letter of recommendation.
Choose “all current and future colleges”, unless a school to which you are applying limits the number of letters of recommendations it will accept. In that circumstance, you need to choose specific schools to which your recommendation(s) will be sent.
In the “Personal Note to Teacher” box you should thank your teacher for taking the time to write a letter for you. Click “Submit Request” to send your teacher recommendation request.

IMPORTANT: If your application requires a counselor recommendation, please notify your counselor via email or in person, as they are not listed in the selection of teachers. Requests for letters of recommendation should be made at least two weeks prior to the application deadline

ALSO IMPORTANT: Giving your teachers a general outline of what you have accomplished/have been involved in or with to highlight will help your teachers write a great letter-Fill out the "Request for a letter of recommendation" document and provide it to your teacher/coach/mentor once they agree to write a letter for you.

Request for a letter of recommendation (doc)
Request for a letter of recommendation (pdf)