Skip to Content

Office of the Provost

Sunlight filters down through the trees on a monument at the center of the horseshoe

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

Friday, November, 2, 2018   2019-2020 Mid-year cycle promotion candidate names to be submitted online by the deans’ offices
Monday, November, 5, 2018 2018-2019 Regular cycle tenure and promotion files submitted to the Office of the Provost via Blackboard


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.