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  • Creating and Reducing Size of PDF Files

    Creating PDF Files There are a variety of ways to create PDF files that differ from computer to computer. Mac OS X In most applications, go to File > Print. In the Print dialog box you should see an o...

  • Forgot/reset password (UCA)

    If you have forgot your password, visit the Forgot Password page and enter your registration email address. If the page says Email not found then the email entered is incorrect or you do not have an a...

  • Was my form submitted?

    To check the submission status of a form, please log into your account and visit the Checklist page. If your form has been successfully submitted you will see Submitted by the form. Please note: each ...

  • Copy & paste long response/essays

    It is recommended that any long responses be created, edited, and spellchecked in another text editing program before copying and pasting the long response into the appropriate field. You should doubl...

  • Linking and unlinking forms

    When forms are linked together, if one form is edited or submitted, the other(s) will be as well. In order to unlink a form from another, simply click the Unlink button to remove the link between the ...

  • How do I change my password?

    To change your password: Log into your account. Click the head/shoulder icon at the top right of the page, then click Account. Enter your new password twice as prompted, and then enter your current pa...

  • My information doesn't fit/Text is too small

    When you Print Preview your form, whatever you see is the same as what the receiving institution sees when they print or download your submitted form in PDF. If your information doesn't fit or is too ...

  • Printing and mailing application/recommendation forms (UCA)

    UCA member colleges prefer to receive forms online. If it is not possible to submit forms electronically, PDF copies of blank UCA forms are available for download at https://www.universalcollegeapp.co...

  • How do I submit?

    Once your form is complete, click on the Finished? section to the left of the page. This section will either display errors in your form that need to be fixed, or submission instructions. If it displa...

  • Unsubmitting forms / Change submitted forms

    Unfortunately when you submit a form online the institution receives it instantly so it cannot be unsubmitted or changed through the system. However, if you need to make changes to a submitted form pl...