Submission Requirements

Arrange your portfolio in the following order

Begin each of the four documents on a new page and label each item as indicated below:

  • Item 1: Reflective Letter
  • Item 2: Research Essay
  • Item 3: Analysis of a Text
  • Item 4: Writer’s Choice

Your portfolio should be six to twelve single-spaced pages, counting references. Please do not submit one that is over the page limit. If the file is too large to attach, please email for further instructions.)

File formats for word-processed documents we accept are .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .pdf. If one of your texts is a multimedia text, please submit it as a link if it is stored online, or as a separate attachment. In your portfolio, you may choose to discuss the project, including some of the choices that you made within it. If you send it as an attachment, it must be under 20mb in size; we accept all file types.

Note: A portfolio submission fee of $30 will be billed to your bursar account. Please do not send payment with your portfolio. If you earn Miami University credit, you will be charged an additional amount.

Submit Your Portfolio

You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of submission. If you do not receive this confirmation, please email (without attachments) to inquire. If at that point you still do not receive a reply, please call the English Department at 513-529-5221 and ask to speak with the Director, Alan Knowles, or the Composition Director, Sara Webb-Sunderhaus.


Mandy Olejnik
Portfolio Program Director