Sample Appeal Letter for UMCP
(for students who have graduated with/are about to graduate with an Associates degree from HCC).
[Insert Your Name]
[Insert Your Address]
Dear Admissions Representative, (address the person who signed your letter)
I recently received a letter rejecting my transfer application for admission to the University of Maryland,
College Park. I understand the competitive nature of admission to College Park, but I would like to
appeal this decision because I am planning to graduate with my Associates degree in [add title and
semester of graduation] .
I have regarded UMCP as my ideal transfer institution for a long time, and I have been striving to
become the student and community member reflective of the attitudes and values of UMCP.
[Develop the following suggestions, as appropriate to your specific case]
As shown in my college transcript, I have been improving my GPA steadily since [add appropriate
semester(s)]. Academically, I have excelled in [add