Welcome to our Faculty Resources page. The goal of this page is to serve as a one stop shop for the FIU faculty. Below are links to resources that you as a FIU faculty member may need or find useful.

New Online Process for Faculty Promotion

Effective AY 2014-2015 and forward, the Third Year Review, Tenure & Promotion, and Non-Tenure Track Promotion process will be conducted fully online. To access the online portal, please visit, https://facultyprocess.fiu.edu.


Tenure and Promotion:

The objective of tenure is to build a stronger University through the recognition of the meritorious performance of faculty.



Third Year Review

Tenure as a Condition of Employment Guidelines

Appointment and Promotion of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty:

The objective of a promotion track for non-tenure-track instructors and lecturers is to build a stronger University through the recognition of their outstanding teaching record and contribution to the University.




Sabbaticals are granted to increase tenured faculty members' value to the University through enhanced opportunities for planned travel, research, writing, professional renewal, study, formal education or other experiences of professional value.


Professional Development Leave (PDL)

To provide employees who are not eligible for Sabbatical Leaves with leave opportunities to increase the employee's value to the University through enhanced opportunities for professional renewal, educational travel, formal education, research, writing or other experience of professional value, not as a reward for service.

Faculty Terminal Degree Tuition Reimbursement Program:

As outlined in the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) this program serves to provide eligible faculty members who do not have a terminal degree in their discipline the opportunity to apply to receive tuition reimbursement for courses completed at another fully accredited university.

Leave of Absence:

If you would like to request a leave of absence (LOA) please complete the Leave of Absence Request available in the Benefit Forms section through Human Resources Employee Self Service, Employee Resources, Employee Forms at my.fiu.edu and submit it to your immediate supervisor to begin the approval process.

Outside Activities and Conflict of Interest Report:

Faculty members may engage in outside activities which provide service to the community and increase professional reputations or income. An employee who proposes to engage in any outside activity shall report to their supervisor, using the appropriate form below, the details of such proposed activity prior to engaging therein.

Deferred Earnings Program (DEP):

The program provides 9-month Faculty the alternative to exercise an option to receive payment of their annual salary amount over a twelve (12) month period. This method of payment is available on an optional basis only.

If you are interested in the DEP please visit the Human Resources website where you can find more information about the program and the enrollment form.

Collective Bargaining:

Terms and Conditions of employment for faculty employees are governed by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the bargained Faculty Policies between the United Faculty of Florida-Florida International University (UFF-FIU) and the Florida International University Board of Trustees (FIU-BOT).


Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2015 - 2018

Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2011 - 2014