PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE FORM
OFFICE OF GRADUATE AND
The University of Tampa
Phone: (813) 258-7409
Fax: (813) 258-7451
This recommendation will be used solely for the evaluation of admission. The evaluation which is most helpful contains statements about the
applicant’s possible deﬁciencies as well as strengths. We appreciate your time and input.
Applicant’s last name Applicant’s ﬁrst name
In what speciﬁc capacity have you known the applicant?
For how long?
Describe the applicant’s principal strengths as they relate to graduate study:
What are the applicant’s primary weaknesses or liabilities?
How might these affect the applicant’s performance in graduate study?
SYMBOL OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
Check the appropriate box on each line which corresponds to your evaluation of the qualities listed. Mark N/A if you had inadequate
opportunity to observe this quality in the applicant:
Superior Excellent Good Average Weak N/A
(Top 5%) (Top 15%) (Top 30%) (Middle 30%) (Low 30%)
Ability to Engage in Research
Indicate your overall evaluation of this applicant for graduate study by checking one of the following:
Highly recommend Recommend Recommend with reservations Not recommend