Dean's Certification Process
What is a Dean's Certification?
A Dean’s Certification (or disciplinary clearance) is a verification of your student conduct record. This verification is usually requested by law schools, medical schools, travel abroad programs, state bar associations, government agencies or independent agencies when you are applying for admissions or employment. Typically, the institution or agency you are applying to, or seeking employment from, will provide you with a Dean’s Certification (or disciplinary clearance) document that will need to be completed by an Auburn University conduct officer. Please make sure to complete the form accurately as incomplete or inaccurate information will delay the processing of this document. To process a Dean’s Certification, we must have signed authorization from the student.
Requesting a Dean's Certification
To process your Dean's Certification (or disciplinary clearance), Auburn University students and alumni must submit the following forms:
- Dean’s Certification Request Form
- The completed document provided by the prospective institution or place of employment
These forms may be submitted in any of the following ways:
- In Person at the Office of Student Conduct, Auburn University Student Center, Suite 3231
- Via Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Via Mail:
Attention: Dean's Certification
Office of Student Conduct
255 Heisman Drive, Suite 3231
Auburn, AL 36849
- Via Fax:
Send to 334-844-2354, Auburn University Office of Student Conduct; Dean’s Certification Request
Frequently Asked Questions
When Will My Dean’s Certification Be Processed?
The processing time to complete the Dean’s Certification is approximately 5-7 business days.
Does the Office of Student Conduct provide an academic verification?
No, the Office of Student Conduct only verifies your student conduct record. If your Dean’s Certification requires an academic verification, you will need to contact the Office of the Registrar at 334-844-2544, http://www.auburn.edu/administration/registrar/
How can I get a copy of my transcript?
In order to obtain academic records or transcript, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 334-844-2544, http://www.auburn.edu/administration/registrar/
Is there a cost for a Dean’s Certification?
No, we do not currently charge for Dean’s Certification. However, if you would like for us to return the completed paperwork via mail, you must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
What if there is no Dean’s Certification document provided by the institution, but disciplinary clearance is required?
If the institution does not have a disciplinary clearance form, please complete the Dean’s Certification Request Form and we will send written confirmation of your disciplinary record via a letter from the Office of Student Conduct.
Can Dean’s Certification requests and verifications be processed over the phone?
No, only requests received in person, or via email, mail or fax will be processed.
Will you accept an electronic signature on the Dean’s Certification Request Form?
No, only hand-written signatures will be accepted.
For additional questions, please contact the Office of Student Conduct at 334-844-1305.