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Tenure and Promotion

The University of South Carolina is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching, research, service, and outreach. The University believes that the presence of a high quality and diverse community of scholars is necessary to achieve such excellence.

The Faculty Manual contains university guidelines for tenure and promotion.  Unit Criteria and procedures for tenure and promotion are available online.

Important Dates

May 1, 2018
UCTP Tenure and Promotion orientation
May 4, 2018 Mid-year tenure and promotion files submitted to the Office of the Provost via Blackboard
May 7, 2018 Regular cycle tenure and promotion candidate names to be submitted online by deans' offices


Submit Candidate and Unit T&P Chair Names

The names of candidates for tenure/promotion review must be submitted according to the tenure promotion calendar schedules.  Submit candidate names online.

Names of unit T&P chairs chosen by the units each year should be submitted to the Office of the Provost online. Submit unit T&P chairs.