The Promotion and Tenure process of the University of Florida takes place as a recurring 12-month cycle that is initiated by eligible faculty members with the support of their Department Chairs every summer. Faculty can apply for promotion or tenure or both using the same process.
There are specific guidelines for promotion to Distinguished Professor.
I. About Tenure, Promotion & Permanent Status
II. Eligibility for Tenure and Permanent Status
IV. Additional Information for Chairs and Directors
V. Additional Information for College Committees and Deans
VI. Tenure upon Appointment
VII. Annual Review Process
VIII. Using the Template