Example Email to Recommenders

This is a blank example of the email that is sent to recommenders when the student activates the process as part of filling out the online application.

Blank Email Sent to Recommenders


Dear First name Last name (of recommender),


Student name is applying for admission to a graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and would like you to serve as a reference for

                               Program Name Degree level (deadline: Date-mm/dd)


You can submit your recommendation(s) by visiting a secure Web site at:


This is a link that is individual to each recommender


Please click on the above link, or copy and paste it into the address bar of your web browser. If you have already completed a recommendation by paper, you may ignore this message.


Please do not reply to this email with your recommendation.  We are unable to accept recommendations via email for security reasons.


Thank you very much for using our Web-based recommendation system. If you have questions about this or problems with the web screens, please contact recs@grad.wisc.edu.



University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School




ref: This is the 6 digit PIN plus the recommender number (123456-1)


Keywords:Recommender, recommendation, email, reference, web-based recommendation   Doc ID:33329
Owner:DEBRA K.Group:VCRGE and Graduate School
Created:2013-09-12 08:54 CSTUpdated:2014-04-08 12:17 CST
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