Letters of Recommendation

When applying for graduate/professional schools and employment, you may be asked to request a letter of recommendation.

Students applying to Niagara University Graduate Programs will need to manage their letters of recommendation through the graduate application portal.

To request a letter from a university employee (faculty or staff member), please follow the steps below.


On the MyNU home page, navigate to the 'Resources' tab.


Once on the 'Resources' page, use the side menu to navigate to the 'FERPA' page.

Rec Form

On the 'FERPA' page, use the side menu to navigate to the 'Recommendation Form' page.


Fill out all of the fields on the form and click 'Submit' at the bottom of the page to send to your reference.  Be sure to double check that all of the information is correct.

Once you have completed these steps, verify with your reference that they have received the email notification.


After submitting a request, please review to verify the status of your request(s).

let rec

Once you reach the FERPA information page, scroll to the bottom of the page to view your Letter of Recommendation request(s) and status.