Frequently Asked Questions

Letters of Recommendation

Q: How will my recommenders be notified?

A: After you submit your application, your recommenders will receive an email notification from the Office of Admissions with instructions for submitting their recommendation through the application system.

Q: Where should letters of recommendation be sent?

A: Letters of recommendation should be submitted through the application system. Recommenders should not send letters directly to the program.

Transcripts

Q: Where should institutions send electronic transcripts?

A: admstrns@iastate.edu

Q: Why won't the application system accept my electronic transcript?

A: Electronic transcripts can't be uploaded directly as the electronic signature is encrypted. You will need to print a copy, scan it, and then upload.