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The Personnel Action Form (PAF) is what faculty submit when applying for Reappointment, Tenure, or Promotion. This page features information of importance to all full-time junior faculty who must fill out the PAF every year, as well as senior faculty going through the PAF process for promotion. PAFs are submitted to Department Chairs and Directors in October every Fall. Please note that all deadlines for submission are firm.

Updated information on the PAF files below has been posted.

  • PAF for 2023-2024 (Word)
  • Preparing Your PAF-General 
  • Provost's May Memo 2023 (PDF)
  • PAF- with FAQ's 2023-2024 (PDF)
  • Dean-Chair Course Evaluation Forms (Word)
  • Dean-Chair Diversity Examples in Teaching, Research and Service (Word)
  • Dean-Chair Course Evaluation Form - Online Courses (Word)
  • Confidential Letters Procedure (PDF)
  • Confidential Letters Referees (PDF)
  • Preparing Your PAF-Tenure Actions (PDF)
  • Preparing Your PAF-Years 1-5 and Full Professor (PDF)
  • Preparing Your PAF-Info for Chairs & P&B (PDF)

PAF Workshops

          Tuesday, September 12, 2023 2:00 pm DAC 416 B & C          

         Thursday, September 14, 2023 1:00 pm DAC 411

         Thursday, September 14, 2023 2:00 pm DAC 411

The Early Alert System: If you observe a student is experiencing academic difficulty or dealing with other problems, you can flag the student for early intervention. Access the Early Alert System through UIS and click the “Faculty Services” tab, then click the “Detail Roster with Photo” button.  If you are on MySJU, use the "UIS" tab. If you need immediate contact, call the University Freshman Center at 718-990-5858.

The University Learning Commons is located in the Library, Room 103 (next to the Library Café ). Students can schedule an appointment with a tutor by visiting the office or calling 718-990-3228/6566.  Students can now make online appointments on the University Learning Commons website.

The University Writing Center is located in the Library, Room 150 (Queens campus) within the Institute for Writing Studies (Staten Island location is in Mahoney Hall 102) . Students can schedule an appointment online or drop-in for a session with a peer tutor. They can also receive support through online chat sessions or by emailing a paper. Visit the Writing Center website to access our scheduling system.

University Library: Students may consult with librarians one-on-one in person, online through the Ask Us! website, or via text at 1-917-652-6936. Hours of operation for the physical facility and our extensive electronic databases are available at the University Libraries website.

The Global Language and Culture Center (GLCC): St John’s College Department of Languages & Lite-ratures runs this state-of-the-art language resource center where students, (whether they are registered or not in a language class), can practince one of the 14 languages currently offered at St John’s University. The center conducts numerous worshops and administers language placement tests. It is equipped with group study areas, individual language pods, computers, large screen TVs and reference material.

The Office of the Provost is currently revising the procedure for new program proposals. Before you initiate the process of:

  • creating a program, advanced certificate, or pathway
  • adding distance learning to an existing program
  • discontinuing a program
  • adding concentrations or minors to a program
  • changing curriculum
  • or renaming a program,

please contact your Dean with information about your plans so they can provide you with the appropriate information.