The university honors staff and faculty for their years of service. Employees receive a service award for every five years of employment. The employment milestones recognized are 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40(+) years. Length of service consists of employment since the first day worked.
The following employees are eligible to receive a service year award:
- Permanent classified employees
- Permanent professional staff
- Executive Officers
- Permanent tenure-track and tenured faculty
- Non-tenure track faculty with an active job during the current academic year (not including rehired retirees)