Help CenterDossier for Letter Writers Managing Letters and Letter RequestsManage the Recommendation Letters You've Been Asked to Write

Manage the Recommendation Letters You've Been Asked to Write

Click "Letters"

Open "Letters to Write" tab

Note that the number of new requests will appear listed on the tab.

The letters you have been asked to write will appear listed

By default, requests that have not yet been accepted, or that have been accpeted but not yet submitted will appear listed.

Filter the list by letter status

You can filter the list to show all requests, completed requests, accepted and declined requests.

Request statuses include:

  • Requested: The letter has been requested, but you have not yet indicated if you accept the invitation to write the letter or not.
  • Completed: The letter has been succesfully uploaded to the requester's Dossier.
  • Accepted: The letter request has been accepted, but not yet uploaded.
  • Declined: The letter request has been refused.
  • Pending: The letter has been requested, and we are waiting for an action on your part, either to accept or decline, or to upload accepted requests

To get more information on a request, click "View Details" under the "Actions" column to the right of the page

If you have not yet uploaded a letter to satisfy the request, you can click to accept or decline the request.

Note the ID number of the request. If you need to retrieve a missing request, you can find it using this letter. The ID number also appears in your email.

To view letters you have already uploaded:

Filter the list by letter status to show "Completed" requests

Click "View Details" under the "Actions" column to the right of the page

Click to download the PDF, download the original, or replace the file

To retrieve a missing request:

If you expect to see a letter request, but it does not appear, you can search for the request using the document ID number.

Look for the document ID number in the email you received notifying you of the request

Open the "Letters to Write" tab

Click "enter it" to enter the ID number of the missing request

Click "Claim" to retrieve the request

-or- "View Details" to download the document or replace it with a new one

Click to download PDF, download the original, or replace the file