Academic Records

Medical Students and Graduate Records

The Office of Student Affairs maintains selected academic records for all students and graduates of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. These records are confidential and maintained in accordance with the appropriate laws and policies and procedures, detailed in the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Student Handbook.

Current Students

Name Changes: Students who need to change their name due to marriage, divorce, or other circumstances, can do so by contacting the Registrar:

Students should contact the School of Medicine before completing paperwork with the University of Nevada, Reno. This will insure grade reports, residency match, and other information reflects the correct name information.

Medical School Graduates

Information required for licensure, fellowship applicants, and credentialing can be requested by contacting the Office of Student Affairs. Please allow 10 business days for processing. During high volume periods, processing may take longer.

Medical School Transcripts

These must be requested directly from the University of Nevada, Reno Office of Records and Registration. Scroll down and click on Former Students. There is a fee for transcripts.

  • Fax: (775) 784-4183
  • Phone: (775) 784-4700, Option 2

Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPE); formerly Dean's Letter

The Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE), once submitted to residency programs, becomes a permanent part of the medical student academic record. This letter is required for fellowship applications and re-applicants going back through the Match. This record will be resubmitted in its entirety, for graduates who require this to be re-submitted. Please note as a permanent part of a student's academic record, the MSPE will not be updated or changed to reflect additional specialty choices or activities/accomplishments during residency. It is designed to be an evaluative "snapshot" of your performance at the end of medical school.

Residency Program Graduates

The Office of Graduate Medical Education provides residency credential verification. Please allow 10 business days for processing. During high volume periods, processing may take longer.

Residency Coordinator:

Fellowship and Re-Applying for Residency

The School of Medicine continues to assist graduates moving on to additional training in fellowships or who have chosen to change specialties and plan to go back through the residency application and matching process. Please begin by emailing the Registrar.

All graduates considering planning fellowship or re-application to residency must contact the Coordinator by August 15 of the year you are planning to apply.

This will allow the Registrar and the department to provide you with adequate information and time to update your information and assist you. Please note the two weeks prior to the Oct. 1 deadline to upload current graduates Medical Student Performance Evaluation (Dean's Letter) is a very busy time and you may experience delays if your requests are submitted during this time.