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Fall 2021

August 13 

  • Class of 2025 Kick-Off 
    The Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 West Brooks Street, 6:30pm

August 16

  • New Faculty Orientation 
    Zarrow Hall 145, 8:00am-5pm

August 17

  • New Faculty Orientation 
    Zarrow Hall 145, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • New Faculty Orientation Social
    OMU Courtyard, 4:30-6:30pm

August 20

  • Board of Regents Agenda Deadline
    President's & Regents' Office Agenda Items by 12:00pm (noon)

August 31

  • Board of Regents Agenda Deadline
    Regents' Office FINAL Deadline by 5:00pm

September 15

  • Faculty Awards and Honors 
    The Provost's Office sends out the call for nominations for University Faculty Awards and Honors.
  • Staff Awards and Honors
    The Provost's Office sends out the call for nominations for staff advising and stewardship awards.

September 20-21

  • Board of Regents Meeting

October 1

  • Faculty Dependent Care Travel Grant Program
    Applications are due to the Provost's Office. 

October 8

  • Fall Student Holiday
  • Spring 2022 Textbook Adoptions
    Textbook adoptions are to be submitted to the official bookstore, soonerbooks.com.

October 19

  • Mid-Term Grade Reporting
    Reporting deadline of mid-term grades. Faculty in 1000-level courses are required to submit mid-term grades. 

November 1 

  • Faculty Awards and Honors 
    Nominations are due to the Provost's Office from the dean.
    • David L. Boren Professorships
    • David Ross Boyd Professorship
    • Presidential Professorships 
    • Regents' Professorships
    • Merrick Foundation Teaching Award
    • General Education Teaching Award
    • University Distinguished Teaching Award
    • Regents' Awards (Superior Teaching, Superior Research and Creative Activity, Superior Professional and University Service)
    • Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching
    • Provost's Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity
  • Nominations are due to the Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships from the dean.
    • George Lynn Cross Research Professorship 
    • Henry Daniel Rinsland Memorial Award for Excellence in Educational Research

November 30

  • Tenure and Promotion
    Dean recommendations (all colleges except Arts and Sciences) are to be uploaded to tps.ou.edu and the Provost's Office is to be notified.   

December 3

  • Board of Regents Meeting
  • Recommendation from Chair/Director of non-reappointment for date of initial appointment August 16, 2020 due to Provost's Office.
    • Ranked Renewable Term
    • Tenure-track Faculty

December 15

  • Letter of non-reappointment sent from Provost's Office to faculty member with date of initial appointment August 16, 2020.
    • Ranked Renewable Term
    • Tenure-track Faculty

December 18

  • Presidential Dream Courses
    Proposals for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 are due to the Provost's Office. 

Spring 2022

January 14

  • Tenure and Promotion
    College of Arts and Sciences dean recommendations are to be uploaded to tps.ou.edu and the Provost's Office is to be notified. 

January 24-25

  • Board of Regents Meeting

January 29

  • Doctoral Dissertation Prize and GTA Award Nominations
    Nominations are due to the Graduate College.

February 1

  • Faculty Awards and Honors 
    The Provost's Office forwards recommendations to the President.
  • Faculty Dependent Care Travel Grant Program
    Applications are due to the Provost's Office. 

February 5

  • Jennifer L. Wise Good Stewardship Award
    Nominations are due to the Provost's Office.
  • Provost's Outstanding Academic Advisement Awards
    Nominations are due to the Provost's Office.
    • Provost's Outstanding Academic Advisor
    • Provost's Outstanding Academic Advising Administrator
    • Provost's Outstanding New Academic Advisor 

February 18

  • Recommendations from Chair/Director of non-reappointment for date of initial appointment August 16, 2021, due to Provost's Office.
    • Ranked Renewable Term
    • Tenure-track Faculty

March 1

  • Letter of non-reappointment sent from Provost's Office to faculty member with date of initial appointment August 16, 2021.
    • Ranked Renewable Term
    • Tenure-track Faculty

March 10

  • Summer/Fall 2022 Textbook Adoptions
    Textbook adoptions are to be submitted to the official bookstore, soonerbooks.com.

Week of March 21

  • Board of Regents Meeting

April 4

  • Faculty Evaluations
    Evaluations are due to the Provost's Office using the Faculty Activity System (FAS) workflow.

May 1

  • Faculty Dependent Care Travel Grant Program
    Applications are due to the Provost's Office

May 10

  • Recommendations from Chair/Director of non-reappointment for date of initial appointment August 16, 2028 and August 16, 2019, due to Provost's Office.
    • Ranked Renewable Term
    • Tenure-track Faculty

May 12-13

  • Board of Regents Meeting

May 13-14

  • Commencement Weekend

May 25

  • Post Tenure Review
    Dossiers are to be submitted to the Provost's Office using the Faculty Activity System (FAS) workflow.

May 31

  • Letter of non-reappointment sent from Provost's Office to faculty member with date of initial appointment August 16, 2028 and August 16, 2019.
    • Ranked Renewable Term
    • Tenure-track Faculty

July 1

  • Progress Towards Tenure
    PTT letters are due to the Provost's Office.