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  • Multiple Candidates / Children

    Each applicant must be represented by a unique account. If multiple children from the same household will be applying, you must create a unique account with a unique email address for each applicant. ...

  • Application withdrawal / No longer applying (UCA)

    If you have not submitted any form or recommendation request, you will be able to remove an institution on the My Colleges page. If you wish to withdraw your application after it is submitted, please ...

  • Recommendation Status

    Recommendation status is updated automatically on the 'Checklist' page based on the status of the items. This information will be updated automatically and instantly. Please contact your teacher or co...

  • Recommender says recommendation is submitted, but Checklist is not updated

    The 'Checklist' is updated automatically and instantly when the recommendation is completed online. If your 'Checklist' does not say it is submitted, then the recommender has not submitted online. The...

  • General instructions for applicants (UCA)

    Before you begin the online admissions process, please read the instructions below. The Universal College Application Online contains 6 sections: Checklist: The Checklist provides the real time submis...

  • How do I pay my application fee? (UCA)

    If your selected institution accepts online payment via the UCA, you can pay your application fee using a valid MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover credit card or debit card. Go to the 'Pa...

  • Changing Term, Program, or Decision Plan

    You may change your Term, Program, or Decision Plan at any point prior to submission of any form or recommendation requests by removing the college from your 'My Colleges' page and then adding the col...

  • Recommender not receiving recommendation request email

    If your recommender could not receive the request emails please follow these steps: 1.Please have them check their Spam folder. 2.If it is not in their spam folder, their service provider may be block...

  • Multimedia content

    If you would like to share multimedia content such as videos, websites, newspaper stories, or an online art portfolio, there are a variety of methods to make this content available on the web, if it i...

  • Item Not Yet Available (UCA)

    If an item displays the message that it is not yet available then the institution is not ready with the item and has not yet made it available. This is not an error. If you have questions about the un...