Tenure and Promotion Information

All applications for promotion, tenure, and/or permanent status at the University of Florida will be processed in the Online Promotion and Tenure (OPT) System.

2018-2019 Promotion and Tenure Information:

  • Promotion and Tenure Guidelines 2018—2019 (PDF)
  • Highlighted changes for 2018-2019 (PDF)
  • The 2018-19 Application template is in MYUFL. Web Browser should be set to allow pop-ups.
    • Log onto MYUFL
    • Go to Main Menu >My Self Service >Faculty Promotion and Tenure >UF Faculty Promotion and Tenure  >Promotion and Tenure Packet > Packet Template with Activity.
    • The Template will open as a Word file, with some sections auto-populated with the candidate's information.

  • NOTE: The Assistant In series must use a different Template.  These promotions do not use the OPT system and are decided by the relevant dean.

NOTE: The Dean must receive prior approval for Tenure Upon Hire from the Provost before the letter of offer is sent to the candidate.

Information about the Online Promotion & Tenure (OPT) system including instructions, FAQ, and user Guides may be found in the Toolkit .

For questions, please contact:

2017-2018 Promotion and Tenure (P&T) Information - Archived: