Do I have to provide any recommendation letters or academic transcripts? CSIS Support September 14, 2016 15:46 Updated Follow No, recommendation letters and academic transcripts are not required. Related articles How much time does it take to complete an application? What types of questions are on the application? What opportunities do alumni have as a result of their participation in this program? Is this a degree-accrediting program? Do I have to complete my application all at one time, or can I save and continue working on my application at a later date? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.