Department of Geosciences Recommendation Form
This part to be Completed by Applicant.
Applicant’s Waiver of Confidentiality: Applicant’s Waiver of right of access to the confidential statement: I
hereby freely and voluntarily waive my right of access to any information contained on this recommendation
form and agree that the statement shall remain confidential.
Name: Agree Disagree Date:
To the recommender: Because federal legislation requires providing student access to educational records, Texas
Tech University cannot guarantee the confidentiality of your recommendation even if the applicant has explicitly
waived their right of access above.
Recommendation for: Date:
Referee: Position and Title:
Phone number: Email:
This part to be Completed by Recommender. Please complete the form below and email this form to the Graduate
Advisor (email@example.com). Send a signed hardcopy to the Graduate Advisor, Dept. of Geosciences, MS
1053, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79410, USA.
Above average Average or
Quality Top 5% Top 5-20% No basis for judging
but not top 20% below
Oral communication skills
Please indicate your recommendation concerning this applicant.
Recommended with reservation:
We thank you in advance for the recommendation. Please cut and paste or type a recommendation into the box
below. An attached pdf is also acceptable. Most desirable in our review process would be information about 1) the
candidates’ proficiency and promise for success as a graduate student, and 2) examples of his or her ability to work