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Recognition Bonuses for Certifications, Licenses, and Degrees: Deadline July 30, 2014


Wednesday, July 30, 2014 deadline for CLD Bonus Submissions  

RECOGNITION BONUSES FOR CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND DEGREES (CLDs) are awarded to administrative faculty, non-probationary classified and wage employeeswith 12 months of continuous employment with UMW who have recently earned a certification, license or degree.

To see if you or one or more of your employees qualify and to process the request, follow the steps below.


  1. Determine if the certification, license or degree was earned between the designated dates (see chart below) and meets the program guidelines outlined at the following link: http://adminfinance.umw.edu/hr/employee-relations/employee-recognition/cld-policy/


Submission Deadline Qualification Period
July 30, 2014 January 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014


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


  • Certifications – Copy of the certification
  • Degrees – Official or unofficial transcripts
  • Licenses – Copy of the license


  1. Obtain the necessary approvals. The approval structure was set up so that supervisors and the Cabinet Vice President in each area can approve/disapprove bonuses in a consistent manner for their area.


  1. Submit the required documentation to Human Resources byJuly 30, 2014.  Completed Recognition Award Notice with attached documentation and all required signatures should be submitted to Jennifer Cooper in the Office of Human Resources/Fairfax House by 5 p.m. onWednesday, July 30, 2014.


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


Questions:  For more information or clarification on the process, please contact Jennifer Cooper in the Office of Human Resources atjcooper4@umw.edu