dha College of Design
Design, Housing, and Apparel Recommendation Letters Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation may be submitted online. During the online application, prospective students supply the name and e-mail address of the recommenders, then ApplyYourself sends each recommender an access code and password.

For recommenders who prefer to submit letters of recommendation via surface mail, the following points should be used in the evaluation:

  • Unique positive factors
  • Potentially negative factors
  • Comparative strength of record
  • Relevant research or other scholarly experience
  • Rigor and reputation of the undergrad college and major
  • Rank in class
  • Professional promise
  • Ability to express views orally and in writing
  • Ability to conceptualize and integrate knowledge
  • Any other factors or considerations that you think should be brought to the attention of the admissions committee
Letters should be submitted to:

Director of Graduate Studies
Design, Housing, & Apparel
240 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-6136

Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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