Request for Letter of Recommendation

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling Degree Program

Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City



To Whom It May Concern:


You have been asked to write a letter of recommendation for




a current student at Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City in the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling degree program.


He/She is preparing to begin their practicum field experience, which is a requirement for graduation.  Prior to this placement, each student must submit 3 letters of recommendation to this Academic Department.


In the letter, please address as many of the following as possible:


a)            student’s academic preparation for this placement;

b)            personal character;

c)            emotional/professional readiness for placement;

d)            any other information you feel in pertinent;

e)            student’s personal strengths and/or challenges.


This information will be solely used to aid the student with selecting an appropriate site as well as help the student to develop and grow personally and professionally.  This is information will NOT be used to screen a student out of placement.



Please send your letters to:


Lisa Dillon, Division Head of Human Services

Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City

900 N. Portland Avenue

OKC, OK  73107


Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.




Lisa Dillon, Division Head

Associate Professor

OSU-Oklahoma City