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Enrollment, Degree Verification or Course Descriptions

Due to social distancing mandates related to COVID-19, the Office of the Registrar will be Open from 9am-4pm Monday through Friday with limited staff in the office. 

Do you need to show that you are enrolled, were previously enrolled, or have earned a degree from the University of Illinois – Chicago?

Certification Request

Current Students, Alumni, Employer or Background screening Firm or Degree Verifications may requestors may submit certification request via our online request system or by mail.

Please note: For alumni & current students there is a limit of 4 requests per term without a charge being assessed, after the 4th request there will be a $5 charge assessed for each additional form, unless otherwise noted. For request submitted by mail please make check or money order made payable to the University of Illinois – Chicago.

Option 1: Online (1st Options)

  • The University of Illinois has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) to provide verification enrollment information for all students in attendance or who have completed a degree beginning in Fall 1982 or later.Current domestic and international students, with an active SSN and mailing address recorded in our system, can obtain a free enrollment verification from the National Student Clearinghouse (NetID and password authentication is required).
      • Please note that verification of enrollment should be available approximately 5 business days after the 10th day of the semester.
      • Please click on the link below:

        Log in to Verify Enrollment

        National Student Clearinghouse
        13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
        Herndon, VA 20171
        Phone: 703-742-4200 or Fax: 703-742-4239

Option 1: Online (2nd Option)

  • Office of the Registrar Online Certification Request system, for when more data is required than what can be supplied by the NSC, then please use the below.


    • Type of Requests that can be submitted via the link above:
      • Prior Term Verification
      • Enrollment History
      • Certification of Education Form * (Student must upload the form that was supplied to them)
      • Common Application: Transfer Application Form
      • Degree Letter** (Degree must already be awarded)
      • Completion of Requirement Letter
        •  Student must have college send letter to the Registrar office verifying your completion before request can be completed.
      • Diploma Copy for Medical Licensure Certification
        • Student must upload a copy of their diploma
        • $5.00 per copy
      • Course Descriptions *
        • $10.00 fee for all academic history
        • $5.00 for each course

Option 2: Regular Postal Mail

Written requests can be submitted to the Office of the Registrar via regular postal mail, in the request you would need to submit to us the student’s pertinent information along with degree awarded, date awarded, dates of enrollment, etc.

This request can be addressed to:

University of Illinois Chicago
Office of the Registrar (m/c 018)
Suite 1200 Student Service Building
1200 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607-7161

The turnaround time for completing certifications by mail is approximately 3-5 working days from the date the request is received.

  • Course Descriptions
    • If you wish to submit a paper request please fill out, print, SIGN and send in the course description request form. We accept checks, money orders for payment.
    • Recent academic bulletins may be found through the Campus catalog website or at the University of Illinois main library archives section.
    • If the course description supplied in the academic bulletin is not sufficient, please contact the appropriate department for a specific course syllabus.

Certificate Program for Teaching Verifications

The Council on Teacher Education (CTE) processes all requests for verification of completed teacher and school service personnel certificate programs.  Send your “verification form*” to the following address.

The University of Illinois at Chicago
The Council on Teacher Education (CTE)
c/o Coordinator of Certification
1333 S. Halsted St., Suite 205 (m/c 134)
Chicago, Illinois 60607-7133

*When making a request for verification without an institutional form, contact the CTE Office at (312) 355-0714 or by email at For a letter to verify coursework beyond your degree, please contact Ana Valenta, (312) 355-0575 or by email at Visit the CTE website for information about teacher certification programs.

Residency/Fellowship/Internship Verifications

Students, state agencies of Illinois, or employers needing verification for a students’ residency/ fellowship/ internship may submit the request to the Graduate Medical Education Department.

You may contact them at 312-996-2933, or mail your request to:

Graduate Medical Education (m/c 675)
820 S. Wood RM 100,
Chicago, IL 60612            
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