View examples of the UCAS Undergraduate and UCAS Conservatoires correspondence sent to applicants.

We send your students letters and emails at different stages of the undergraduate application process.

Welcome AS2 – sent when an application is submitted to UCAS.

Changed choices AS2A – sent when a new choice is added or substituted over an existing choice.

Offer AS3 – sent when a university or college makes an offer.

Invitation (AS3A) (170.31 KB) – sent when a university or college sends an invitation to interview, audition, or to submit a piece of work or art portfolio.

Unsuccessful AS4 – sent when a university or college choice has been unsuccessful.

Withdrawn (by applicant) AS5  – sent when an applicant withdraws their whole UCAS application.

Withdrawn (by provider) AS5A – sent when either an applicant or university or college advises UCAS that the applicant no longer wants to take up the place.     

Replying to offers AS6 – sent when an applicant has received decisions from all their choices, and received at least one offer. It asks them to reply to offers by a given date.

Status check AS9 – sent to confirm we've recorded their replies correctly.

Status check decline AS9D – sent when an applicant's offers have been declined.

Confirmation AS12 – sent if they firmly accept an unconditional offer, or when a conditional place is confirmed by a course provider after exam results come out. Please note: From summer 2021, applicants will no longer be presented with an ‘AS12’ Confirmation letter once their place is confirmed. Instead, applicants will receive details of what they need to do, and when, through their Track account, or directly from their university or college. Please let your students know they should use their personal status codes to open their bank accounts.

Confirmation AS12B – sent if they firmly accept an unconditional offer, or when a conditional place is confirmed by a course provider after exam results come out. Applicant needs to confirm with the course provider whether or not they intend to take up the place.

Confirmation change (AS12C) (162.23 KB) – sent if the university or college cannot confirm the place, but wants to offer a place on a different course.

Confirmation AS12N – sent if they firmly accept an unconditional offer, or when a conditional place is confirmed by a course provider after exam results come out. Applicant needs to confirm with the course provider if they do not intend to take up the place.

New options AS13 – sent to describe the other options available if they don't get a place confirmed.

Change of address AP20 – sent when an applicant changes their address in Track.

Two places accepted AP40 – sent when an applicant has a confirmed place in more than one application scheme.

If you'd like to see Welsh versions of any of the letters, email us at website@ucas.ac.uk


We send the following letters at different stages of the UCAS Conservatoires application process