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  • Saving/Losing Data

    Your responses are automatically saved once they are entered and you move your cursor from one field to another. For long responses it is suggested you click SAVE often to be sure you don’t lose any d...

  • Over the character limit, but it let me type it in

    The system will not stop you from typing in as many characters as you want into any text box, however you will not be allowed to submit until you trim your response down to meet the character limit....

  • PDF File Does Not Upload

    If you are attempting to upload a PDF and it gives an error or will not upload, please follow the steps below: 1. Make sure the file is a PDF file with a .pdf extension 2. Make sure the file size is l...

  • Do I have to submit to all the institutions at once?

    No. You can submit a form of its own version to one college, then create a new version or modify an existing one and submit to different colleges....

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Reocmmendation Auto-Submit

    Auto-Submit allows recommenders to automatically approve and send a copy of submitted recommendations on to any future institutions for the SAME candidate. Recommenders will receive no notification if...

  • Saving and Printing PDFs of Submitted Forms

    Once you submit a form it is always available to you as a PDF. To open the form as a PDF: Log into your account. Go to the section with the form you wish to save. Click on the name of the submitted fo...

  • Creating an Account (UCA)

    To create an account, visit uca.applywithus.com and complete the required information. The information you enter during account creation will not be shared with any of the Universal College Applicatio...

  • How do I provide a signature online?

    By typing your name in the Signature field, you are signifying that you are the person who completed the form and the information provided is factually and honestly presented. In effect, by typing you...