June 5, 2023

Certification, License, Degree Bonus Submissions

From the Office of Human Resources. Please contact Lynne Lee llee5@umw.edu or Judy Kwitnieski at jkwitnie@umw.edu for assistance.

TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012 is the deadline for the CLD Bonus Submissions

Recognition bonuses for certifications, licenses, and degrees (CLDs) are available for administrative faculty, non-probationary classified, and wage employees who have recently received a certification, license, or degree.

To find out if you or your employees qualify and to process the request follow the steps below or visit the website at http://adminfinance.umw.edu/hr/employee-relations/employee-recognition/cld-policy/ .

1. Determine if the certification, degree, or license was earned between the qualifying dates (see chart below) and meets the program guidelines outlined in the policy and in the CLD Checklist  (attached).

Submission Deadline Qualification Period
July 31, 2012 January 1, 2012-June 30, 2012
January 31, 2013 July 1, 2012-December 31, 2012

2. Complete the Recognition Award Notice Form (attached) and include the required documentation listed below (must be attached for submissions to be considered).

Certifications – Copy of the certification and attached CLD Checklist

Licenses – Copy of the license and attached CLD Checklist

Degrees – Official or unofficial transcripts

3. Obtain the appropriate approvals. Employee’s supervisor and the Cabinet VP for the area will have to approve the request using the attached CLD Checklist and Recognition Award Notice Form.

4. Submit the required documentation:

Completed Recognition Award Notice Form with required signatures

Supporting documents

CLD Checklist (for certifications and licenses)

to Judy Kwitnieski in the Office of Human Resources/Fairfax House by 5 p.m. on July 31, 2012.


Bonus issuance is contingent on budget availability.  All approved bonuses will be issued to the employee within 30 days of approval.

For more information or clarification on the process, please contact Judy Kwitnieski at jkwitnie@umw.edu or 654-2051.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.