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Letters of Evaluation

Two letters of evaluation are required of all applicants. They must be from:

  1. a non-relative, practicing optometrist; and
  2. a professor or an academic/pre-health advisor. Pre-health faculty committee letters are also acceptable. We do not accept letters from research supervisors or teaching assistants.

Your evaluators must submit letters via OptomCAS. If they choose to include a written letter, it must be on official letterhead.

If you previously submitted evaluation letters or transcripts, we hold that information for up to two years. Please note, this information will be added to your file, but we will not send it to OptomCAS. You will need to send it.