Advancement and Promotion

The Academic Personnel Office provides information to assist the campus in the academic advancement of faculty and other academic appointees.  This page contains information associated with the academic review process.  Included here are policies, procedures, examples, forms and checklists that relate to the wide range of academic personnel actions, from initial appointment through emeritus status.  For questions or more information, please send an email to

  • Systemwide Policy and Guidelines
    • Academic Personnel Records/Maintenance of, Access to, and Opportunity to Request Amendment of (pdf)
    • Appointment and Advancement (link)
    • Appointment and Promotion - General APM-200 (pdf)
    • Limitation on Total Period of Service with Certain Academic Titles APM-133 (pdf)
    • Review and Appraisal Committees APM-210 (pdf)
  • Local Policy and Guidelines
    • Academic Review Procedures (The Call, Senate Faculty) (link)
    • Advancement and Promotion at UCR (pdf)
    • Checklists and Forms - Lecturers (link)
    • Checklists and Forms - Librarians (link)
    • Checklist for Review Files (link)
    • Checklists and Forms - Senate Faculty (pdf)
    • Department Chair Academic Review Checklist (Merit and Promotions) (pdf)
    • eFilePlus (link)
    • Non-Senate, Non-Represented CALL (pdf)
    • UCR Faculty Retention Process (August 2023) (pdf)
    • Review Guidelines for Faculty and Institutes/Centers (pdf)