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For outside agencies: Verification for Degree and Enrollment

Through the National Student Clearinghouse, the University of Minnesota provides instant electronic verification of graduates’ degrees and students’ enrollment to employers, employment agencies, credit card companies, background search firms, and various other businesses that offer products or services based on an individual’s status as an enrolled student or graduate. The service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and 365 days per year.

If you need to verify a degree or enrollment from the University of Minnesota, please visit the National Student Clearinghouse.

National Student Clearinghouse
Customer Support
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
Hendon, Virginia 20171
703-742-4239 (fax)

For Students and Alumni: Verification requests

The University of Minnesota, Morris will mail an official letter free of charge for students and alumni. If a faxed letter is required, the charge is $10, payable at time of request, and includes a mailed letter and faxed copy to the same address. All mailed verification letters are sent via United States Postal Service first class mail.

Download the PDF Verification Request Form to submit via mail, fax, or email. The form must be signed.

Types of Verifications


Used to prove your enrollment status. The verification will include dates of enrollment, and if you were full-time, three-quarter time, half-time, or less than half-time for all terms you request.

Enrollment Status Defined for Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms.
Full-time student 12 or more credits
Three-quarter time student 9 to 11 credits
Half-time student 6 to 8 credits
Less than half-time student 6 or less credits
Senior completed 90 or more credits
Junior completed 60 to 89 credits
Sophomore completed 30 to 59 credits
Freshman completed 29 or less credits

Independent Distance Learning courses count only for the term in which the registration took place.

Special Exams, Advanced Placement, CLEP, and IB (International Baccalaureate) do not count toward student’s enrollment status.

Good Student Discount

Companies may give discounts to students who maintain at least a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) for their most recently completed term. The verification will include the GPA from the most recently completed term of enrollment and enrollment status for that term.

Loan Deferment

Verifications are required for student loan deferment, especially for transfer students who received loans at previous institutions. The information provided will include the student’s social security number. Audit coursework registered under the grading basis “AUD” may not be used in credit totals for loan deferments.

Medical Insurance

Insurance companies may require proof of enrollment or grade point average (GPA) for certain types of eligibility. Many require verification of full-time or half-time status. The information provided will include the student’s social security number.

Send Completed Form To
Office of the Registrar
212 Behmler Hall
University of Minnesota Morris
600 East Fourth Street
Morris Minnesota 56267-2132
320-589-6025 (fax)