Superior Accomplishment Awards

The 2025 Superior Accomplishment Awards nomination period is open through October 10, 2024.

This program recognizes faculty and staff members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or have created an impact on the quality of life provided to students and employees. This program is designed to recognize outstanding faculty and staff for their dedication to their jobs and for going above and beyond to advance the mission of our great university and serve the community at-large.

Division-level award recipients receive cash awards of $200, then compete for university-level awards, which offer six $1,000 and nine $2,000 cash awards.

Nominate a colleague by completing the Superior Accomplishment Award Nomination form!

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Nomination Process

Nominations for Superior Accomplishment Awards includes input from several sources that are reviewed by a selection committee composed of university employees.

Nominations for the 2025 awards are due October 10, 2024.

1. Determine the nominee

Nominations are based upon contributions during the past academic year (August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2024), with the exception of nominations for Sustained Excellence. Click for a list of questions to ask.

2. Gather elements

This will include obtaining the nominee’s UFID, letters of support, and any additional documentation that demonstrates the exemplary contributions of the nominee. Click for a pdf with a list of helpful hints.

3. Submit the nomination

Submit the online nomination form, including uploading letters of support and answering a few questions on the nominee’s contributions and their impact. Click to go to the nomination form.

Superior Accomplishment Awards Divisions

Division Chairs and University Committee members, along with their contact information, can be found on the Division Chairs & University Committee Members contact list.

Division 1

All departments, divisions, and units under the Offices of the President, Chief Operating Officer, Human Resources, Research, General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer, Government & Community Relations, Chief Information Officer, Chief Diversity Officer, Strategic Communications & Marketing, and UF Advancement.

Division 2

All individuals in departments and entities under the Chief Executive Officer of UF Health Shands Hospital, UF Health Jacksonville, University Florida Jacksonville Physicians, Inc.

Division 3

All schools, colleges, departments, and units under the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Division 4

All schools, departments, and units under the Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources (IFAS).

Division 5

All colleges, departments, and units under the Senior Vice President for Health Affairs.

Division 6

All departments and units under the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Division 7

All departments, divisions, and units under the Vice President for Business Affairs.

Honoring Past Winners