The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Academic Personnel Workflow System (APWS)

Currently in APWS

  • Annual Faculty Review & Evaluation (AFR)
  • Applications for reappointment, promotion & tenure (eRPT), including:
    • Reappointment through the tenure decision year
    • Tenure and tenure with promotion
    • Promotion to all ranks (tenure system and non-tenure system faculty)
  • Applications for sabbatical leaves
  • Hiring requisitions for tenure-system faculty positions

Future modules will include most personnel actions that occur in Academic Affairs

Link to APWS

Help with APWS

How to Submit an Application for Tenure & Promotion Requiring External Reviews

How to Manage the External & Internal Solicitation Process

Help by e-mail

Written Documentation

Quick-start guide for creating an application for tenure & promotion that requires external reviews

Video help

  • This link leads to a demonstration of the complete process of creating, submitting, and reviewing an application for promotion to the rank of professor.  The demonstration, conducted for staff who often receive requests for help, shows user points of view not visible to everyone:  the faculty candidate for promotion, the department chair/head, the DPC, CPC, and dean.