Faculty Handbook

Academic Year (AY) Appointment Starting Dates

Last updated: 6/21/2010


The following policy statement was issued by the Office of the Provost on February 12, 1998 and revised on April 30, 2008 and June 21, 2010.

AY appointments normally begin on August 16. To accommodate recruiting needs, academic year (AY) appointments may begin on any day during the duty period, August 16 – May 15.

Academic year (AY) appointed faculty and academic staff perform duties over the nine month academic year, normally from August 16 of a calendar year through May 15 of the following calendar year. The AY appointment salary is paid in ten installments, on the last working day of each month over the duty period, August 16 – May 15.

The 10 payments will be distributed as follows:

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