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Ryerson University will be offering a limited number of in-person classes and services for fall 2021. To view information about important school-wide services, please visit the Ryerson COVID-19 page. If you are a current student and would like to reach us at the ServiceHub, please visit our ServiceHub Contact page.

Documents and Letters

Ryerson is able to confirm information found on applicant and student records through our letter request and verification services. These letters and services can satisfy the requirement of third parties seeking information about your enrolment and status at Ryerson, such as banks and financial institutions, academic institutions, professional bodies and employers.

Letters and Verification Services

Verification of Enrolment Letter, New Students

Allows you to access RESP funds by confirming enrolment for the upcoming academic year. Starting Tuesday, June 15, 2021, you can apply for your letter once you have accepted your Offer of Admission. Your Verification of Enrolment letter will be shared with you after June 15 and after you have satisfied the conditions stated on your Offer letter. You can then share your letter with your financial institution. Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2021 must request their letter by Friday, July 23, 2021, and Law school students must request their letter by Friday, July 9, 2021.

 Offer of Admission

Confirms your acceptance into an undergraduate degree program at Ryerson for a specific term, and confirms the basis of admission and conditions of your offer.

Status Letter for International Students

The ISS Status Letter confirms enrolment and provides information specific to international students’ varying administrative and immigration needs.

Note: International students should not request the Proof of Enrolment letter.

 Letter of Acceptance for International Students (LAIS)

Required for international applicants requesting a study permit for Canada, and is found on the last page of international applicants Offer of Admission letter.

Proof of Enrolment Letter

The Proof of Enrolment Letter verifies enrolment in a certificate or undergraduate program, and enrolment status for up to two terms based on course enrolments and intentions on RAMSS. It is used to confirm enrolment with RESP companies. This letter is not required to confirm enrolment for OSAP.

Undergraduate and Continuing Education Students
Graduate Students

The Proof of Enrolment Letter reflects course enrolment status, so you must complete your course enrolments/intentions for the terms selected before requesting your letter.

 Confirmation of Enrolment Form

Third parties may require that you have the Ryerson Registrar or other official verify your enrolment and academic information as outlined on their form by providing a signature and/or seal. In most cases, a Proof of Enrolment letter will satisfy these requirements and can be requested online through your RAMSS account.

RESP forms will not be completed, and a Proof of Enrolment Letter should be requested online instead.

CPP Declaration of Attendance at School or University form: Service Canada, external link, opens in new window is currently accepting Ryerson’s digital Proof of Enrolment Letter in lieu of the signed CPP Declaration of Attendance at School or University form, external link, opens in new window.  Alternatively, students can bring their completed declaration forms to the ServiceHub and take an Enrolment Confirmation ticket at the kiosk. 

A ServiceHub Ambassador will validate the form and return it to the student.

Note: For your enrolment to be considered full-time at Ryerson, you must be enrolled in four or more billing units (i.e. typically four or more courses) each term. See "How do I confirm my enrolment status as full-time or part-time?" on AskRyerson, external link, opens in new window for more information.

If you have other forms that require confirmation, please contact the ServiceHub for assistance.

  • How to request: Contact ServiceHub
  • Charge: $20

 Jury Duty Letter

Confirms your enrolment at Ryerson so that you may request exemption from Jury Duty.  A copy of your court summons is required for your letter to be released. You will receive an email requesting this after you make your request on RAMSS.

 Transcript

A transcript is a complete record of your enrolment at Ryerson University including all undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education courses and grades, as well as credits granted towards your program. Official and unofficial transcripts are available.

  • How to request: Please visit the Transcripts page for all available options

 Eligibility to Graduate Letter

Verifies that you have met all of your graduation requirements for your program although you have not yet officially graduated. You must be in your final year/semester of study, have applied/will be applying to graduate. Graduate students should contact their program department for details, and request using the Third Party Letter Request Form found under the Alternative Letter Request tab on this page.

  • How to request: RAMSS Support: Request a Letter
  • Processing time: 10 business days
  • Charge: $20 
  • Delivery options: Letters are currently being emailed

Confirmation of Graduation Status Letter

Verifies that you have officially graduated from Ryerson, and includes your year of graduation, degree/diploma/certificate and program. Graduation status can also be confirmed via the online Degree Verification Service (see section below in this tab). If you have not yet officially graduated, request the Eligibility to Graduate Letter.

 Certified Photocopy of Award Document

Bring your original graduation award document and a photocopy to the ServiceHub, and the Ryerson seal will be added to the photocopy confirming its authenticity.

Currently unavailable due to the closure of the ServiceHub's in-person services.

  • How to request: In-person at ServiceHub
  • Processing time: Same day
  • Charge: $20 per seal

 Degree Verification

The Degree Verification Service is an online service which confirms whether or not a degree (undergraduate or graduate) and/or a certificate has been received from Ryerson University. It will also specify the type of degree or certificate and the year in which it was received.

 Proof of Enrolment Letter

Verifies the terms and dates in which you were previously enrolled at Ryerson.

  • How to request: Please see the Letter Request Form under the Alternative Letter Request tab below
  • Processing time: Two business days
  • Charge: $20 
  • Delivery options: Letters are currently being emailed

 QECO Letter (Qualification Evaluation Council of Ontario)

Letter that is used to verify the academic credentials for Ontario teachers.

 Transcript

A transcript is a complete record of your enrolment at Ryerson University including all undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education courses and grades, as well as credits granted towards your program.  Official and unofficial transcripts are available.

  • How to request: Please visit the Transcripts page for all available options

 Transfer Credit Equivalency Letter 

Identifies courses from other institutions that were used to grant credit towards a Ryerson program or certificate.  Request this letter if you were a Direct Entry transfer student from a college. This type of "block" transfer credit does not show on your official transcript, while other transfer credit does.

Letters and verification can be requested by students and be sent directly to third parties, or sent to students and then forwarded.

Degree Verification

The Degree Verification Service is an online service which confirms whether or not a degree (undergraduate or graduate) and/or a certificate has been received from Ryerson University. It will also specify the type of degree or certificate and the year in which it was received.

 Third Party Letters

Proof of Enrolment and other letters can be requested by third parties when explicit permission is granted by the student. The student's written authorization must accompany all requests from third parties.

  • How to request: Please see the Letter Request Form under the Alternative Letter Request tab below
  • Charge: $20
  • Delivery options: All letters are currently being emailed

How to Request a Letter

See the information above to confirm how Ryerson’s various letters and verification services are accessed, as well as processing times and delivery options.

Most letters are requested online through RAMSS, opens in new window. If you are a former student and are unable to access my.ryerson.ca, you can reset your password using the online account recovery options or by contacting the CCS Help Desk.

Alternative Letter Request

Graduate Students

Graduate students must use the Third Party Letter Request Form to request Proof of Enrolment, Eligibility to Graduate, and other third party letter requests.  Forms can be paid for in person at the ServiceHub, and must be submitted to your Graduate Program Administrator.

Undergraduate Students, Continuing Education Students, Alumni and Former Students

A Letter Request Form is available for undergraduate and Continuing Education students only when the online request is not an option.

The completed form must be sent along with payment to the ServiceHub. In order to ensure the privacy of your financial information, forms are not accepted by email. Note, an additional five business days are required for processing paper requests.

Due to closures resulting from COVID-19, we are currently unable to accept Letter Request Forms in person, fax or mail. If you are unable to submit your request online via RAMSS, please contact the ServiceHub for assistance.

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