Congratulations, graduates!

Congratulations to all CHSS employees who are graduating this week! Balancing work and school takes true tenacity, and we commend you for your hard work. 

Eligible faculty and staff who have a degree or qualifying certification may be awarded a one-time degree and certification recognition bonus by their departments. These awards are issued twice per year; submissions for degrees received at the end of fall semester are submitted in January, and in June for those received at the end of spring semester. Certificate bonuses should be submitted after the program has been completed. Eligible staff include administrative/professional faculty, instructional/research faculty, research staff, and non-probationary classified employees. 

To submit a degree/certification bonus request, please complete the following steps: 


Please note, the deadline for degrees received in the fall 2022 semester is January 17, 2023. Additional information around eligibility and guidelines can be found at Degree and Recognition Bonus Guidelines.