Recommendation status is updated automatically on the 'Checklist' page based on the status of the items. This information will be updated automatically and instantly. Please contact your teacher or counselor directly if they have not started or submitted the proper forms.
Remember, you should always contact the teacher or counselor before you send the request so they are aware you will be requesting this information. They should check their spam folders and you should check that the email address is correct if they have not received the email request.