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Application Process

The application process is intended to insure the faculty member's eligibility, compliance with approved use guidelines, and provision of project description and time estimate. faculty members who wish to use research time should follow these steps:

Step One: Complete a Research Time Request Form, including specific project description(s) and estimate(s) of time to be used. Any amount of available time may be specified. Multiple forms may be submitted in one year.

Step Two: Faculty member submits the Research Time form to the Dean's Office for placement on the College Advisory Committee meeting agenda.

Step Three: The College Advisory Committee will review the application to confirm that it is complete and meets the criteria for use of research time.

Step Four: The Dean makes the final decision, and the faculty member and supervisor are notified. The faculty member schedules the research time with the supervisor to minimize impact on the unit.