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Promotion and Tenure Resources

Declaration of Intent for Promotion and/or Tenure

Promotion & Tenure Readiness Form  

P&T instructions FY25

P&T timeline FY24

Tenure-track faculty holding a probationary appointment follow procedures outlined in the UEA contract for annual probationary review (section 201.600) and for promotion and conferral of indefinite tenure (section 201.400). Goals and expectations for the faculty’s teaching; research, scholarship, or creative activity; and contributions to service and outreach are specified in the respective academic department’s 7.12 document.

Appraisals of Probationary Faculty (Form 25s) 
(Fillable PDF available by opening with Adobe Reader or Adobe Pro)

Promotion and/or tenure instructions are provided annually with up-to-date instructions and timelines. The memo below includes details and the timeline for faculty applying for indefinite tenure, promotion to associate professor, and promotion to full professor. Faculty may use the form below to initiate the process, as described in the memo.

Exceptions may be allowed for computing Years of Service. Such exceptions include: leaves without pay or working for another employer (section 201.262), parenthood (201.264), and medical reasons (201.266). For consideration of any exception, follow the UEA contract procedures and use the forms provided below. To apply for an uncompensated leave, the faculty submits a written application to the Dean of his/her/their collegiate unit.
Stop the clock form - parenthood
Stop the clock form - medical

Teaching and Grading Resources

MyU Portal

Final exam schedule

Responding to behavior disruptions in the classroom

Evaluation of teaching

Registrar Resources for Faculty
(or login to MyU and follow this path: MyU>Campus Info>Registrar Resources>Faculty)

  • Final Exam and Common Exam Schedules
  • Start of the semester guides such as class permissions, mid-term alerts
  • End of the semester guides such as grades and grade changes
  • Dates & Deadlines
  • Guidance on FERPA and Incompletes, etc. 
  • Operational Reports by department and college on class scheduling  can be found at  MyU>Campus Info>Registrar Resources>Deans but is available to faculty and staff. 

Transfer Course Evaluation Resources

Academic departments designate faculty and staff to evaluate courses from other institutions for transfer to UMD.

UMD Transfer of Undergraduate Credit Policy

UMD Undergraduate Transfer Course Evaluation Protocols

Transfer Course Evaluation Q&A

TES: Transfer Evaluation System Login (for designated evaluators)

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