Store and Send Letters of Recommendation

Interfolio is an independent company you can use to store letters of recommendation. Their Dossier service is a free, online platform that provides one centralized account where users can collect and manage confidential letters of recommendation and other materials needed for review, funding opportunities, admission to graduate school, jobs in higher education, and other academic and professional opportunities. This allows you to store your reference letters and maintain their confidentiality

When you are ready to have your materials sent to employers, graduate programs, or others, you'll need to upgrade to Dossier Deliver, which allows you to send up to 50 deliveries for a flat annual fee of $48 (as of 2022). regardless of the number of documents included in that delivery.

When requesting a letter of recommendation, it's important to have a conversation with your potential letter writer to discuss your request, and to learn if they feel comfortable writing a strong recommendation for you. Once someone has agreed, you can set up your Interfolio-Dossier account and request a letter of recommendation using Interfolio