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Faculty Recommendation How-To Guide (for faculty)

Faculty Recommendation Step-by-Step How-To Guide (for faculty)

Faculty recommendations for GO Long Fall 2018, Spring 2019 are due on December 1, 2017.
Faculty recommendations for GO Your Own Way (GYOW) are due two weeks
upon receipt.

Faculty are an important part of the application process for student applying for a GO long or GO Your Own Way program. Students should only request a recommendation for their top choice for GO Long and one recommendation for GO Your Own Way their proposal.  If the student is taking courses in a foreign language, the student must also request an additional language recommendation for their top choice also.

Student can submit their application after their recommendation has been requested. The student will continue to receive reminders until the faculty recommendation is completed.  Students applying to a GO Long program allowed to submit their alternative choice without requesting a recommendation but the system will continue remind you them to complete this step (as it hardwired to do so) but theses request can be ignored and will not jeopardize their eligibility.

Step 1:  To complete a student recommendation for GO long or GYOW students, you will receive an email. 

Faculty Rec Email 

Step 2: Click the link, and enter the Recommendation ID (you can copy and paste it) and the Last Name of Applicant both listed in the email you received from And then click Validate to load the recommendation screen itself.
Faculty Rec Submission

Step 3: At the top of the recommendation questionnaire, your name (Recommender Name), the student’s name (Applicant Name) will be listed along with the student’s Intended Program of Study, Program Location and the year and term for which they’re applying to study abroad. Below, you’ll see a list of questions to complete.  When completed, click ‘send’.

Faculty Rec Questions

For questions or concerns, please contact the GO Program (