Recognition Nominee Entry

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Online Nominations

To nominate a colleague for a division staff award right now, click the button below, answer the questions, submit your nomination and you're done!

Nomination Form

Offline Nominations

We also have paper nomination forms available for those employees who may find it easier to simply fill out the form by hand. Look for one of the many "Got Recognition" information centers around the division offices.

After you've completed the form, please drop it off at the drop box located in the entryway of Lindero Hall.

Nomination FAQs

Who is eligible for nominations?

All Business & Financial Affairs (including UAS) employees, groups, or teams are eligible.

Who can nominate?

Anyone in the Division can nominate an employee, group or team within the Division. 

Who makes the final decision for the winners?

The Recognition Committee makes the final decision for awards, subject to approval by the Division Vice President.

What is being rewarded?

  1. Exemplary performance both in the employee's own responsibilities as well as service beyond assigned duties. Established record of significant achievement sustained over a period of time.
  2. Continuous leadership in the conduct or improvement of Division and University programs, services, or operations. Contributes to positive relations, offering outstanding customer service, helpful and friendly assistance, serving as a model to others.
  3. Innovative and/or creative ideas that have improved the efficiency and/or effectiveness of a unit or service. Idea that might contribute to the resolution of a difficult problem or a method which would improve Division output or quality of work.
  4. Distinguished service and meritorious contributions within the Division and/or the University.
  5. Actively fosters cooperation and harmony, making the University a more positive work environment. Successful use of human resources with fairness, respect, and equal welfare of others, which has led to an improved work environment.

What are the criteria for the awards?

The Division's values of Teamwork, Diversity, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

What is the selection process?

Completed forms (online or paper) are submitted to the Recognition Committee. Once collected, the committee will make a list of nominations and review with the respective Department heads for eligibility.

When are nominations due?

Nominations are due a minimum of two weeks prior to the Division's All Hands meetings. Specific dates will be noted on this site, as applicable.

When are awards given?

Awards will be given at each Division All Hands meeting, twice per year.

Where do I get a nomination form?

  1. Complete online
  2. "Got Recognition" information center
  3. Downloadable nomination form (MS Word, 32KB)

Where do I turn in my form?

If you've filled out a form by hand, please drop it off at the Lindero Hall reception desk. Forms can also be scanned and emailed to