Due dates for faculty reappointment

Year of Service¹Recommendation Due in Dean’s OfficeNotification Date for Non-Reappointment
Second 11/2/2018 12/4/2018
Third 2/8/2019 5/1/2019
Fourth 2/8/2019 5/1/2019
Fifth 2/8/2019 5/1/2019
Sixth 11/2/2018 5/1/2019²
Professors of Practice Reappointment 2/8/2019 5/1/2019
Professors of Practice discontinuation letters 1/4/2019

¹ includes any previous credit.   ² Tenure, if awarded, is effective August 19, 2019

The due dates for recommendations are based on years at UNL, while the fourth year review is based on one's tenure clock, that is, the cumulative number of years credited for progress towards tenure. The "Date of Initial Appointment/Years at UNL" and the "Tenure Clock Years" coincide when the faculty member's initial appointment is the first year of their "Specific-term" (tenure leading) appointment here at UNL.


  1. A new faculty member is awarded tenure credit for previous experience.
  2. There is a tenure clock interruption.

College Due Dates

August 31, 2018
Preliminary list of likely recommendations for promotion and tenure, Professors of Practice, or promotion only due in the Dean's Office.

November 2, 2018
Recommendations for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor due in the Dean's Office.

January 4, 2019
Recommendations for promotion to Full Professor, non-tenure track promotions (e.g. Professor of Practice) and any other promotions without tenure due in the Dean's Office.

If you are not using the College Promotion and Tenure Online System for academic year 2018-2019, please submit recommendations for promotion or promotion and tenure as follows:

  • Submit two hard copies of the administrative and candidate sections and one hard copy of the appendices.
  • Email the administrative and candidate sections to ASPROMTEN@unl.edu.