Establish an Education Credential File

Credential File Payment - NOTE:  Please Complete Release and Waiver and PAY BEFORE YOU BEGIN ESTABLISHING YOUR FILE!

  • Pay online at this link. Once you have made payment please send receipt to
  • If paying by check, make checks payable to UNK Academic Advising & Career Development.
  • Prepayment will be required before any credential file will be sent out.
    • The cost is $35 for 7 mailings.
    • Once you have used your 7 mailings, you may opt to pay $35 for another 7 mailings, or pay $15 each time you want to request one mailing.

Step 1

Education Credentials Data Form-This form is the first page an employer will see. To make a good first impression, PLEASE TYPE this page. It includes your contact information and educational record.

Step 2

Release & Waiver Form - REQUIRES YOUR WRITTEN SIGNATURE.  This form serves a dual purpose. Use this form to indicate a confidential or open file (Note: choose one) and to give your permission for UNK Academic Advising and Career Development to share your information with prospective employers.

Step 3

References - References can type their letter and email it to AACD or they can print it and mail it to AACD. A minimum of three references are required and no more than six references in your credential file before it is sent.

**Reference letters for confidential files must come DIRECTLY from the referrer to the AACD office.

Step 4

UNK Transcript  - Click the link to Request a UNK Transcript.  Following graduation you should request a FINAL transcript. You should also request official transcripts from all other schools attended where applicable credit was obtained.

Use the contact information below for sending your materials to our office

Method Contact Information
By Mail Academic Advising and Career Development
MSAB #150
Kearney NE 68845
By Email

MSAB #150

: You may include a copy of your Teaching Certificate - email to

Hint: AACD suggests downloading each form to a personal computer for record keeping and for a self-managed file.

You may contact Academic Advising & Career Development, 308-865-8501, to check the status of your document submissions including the receipt of reference letters.