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Request for Non-Graduate Faculty to Teach Graduate Courses

The Request for Non-Graduate Faculty to Teach Graduate Courses form is used to nominate a non-graduate faculty member to teach a graduate courses. The form must be submitted per course, per term.

If the proposed faculty member does not have the usual terminal degree required to teach the course, please append a copy of the Faculty Credential Exception Request, which lists the exceptional credentials or experiences that the candidate possesses and that would qualify her/him for appointment to teach the course. Please note that a request to approve non-graduate faculty without a terminal degree cannot be considered before review and approval is granted by Academic Affairs.

Form Submission

  1. Access the UNF Administrative Applications menu
  2. Click on Faculty Information 
  3. Click on Faculty Credentialing: Non-Graduate Faculty to Teach Graduate Courses Request
  4. Enter the N# of the candidate to launch the form
  5. Click on each drop-down option to enter necessary information. Use the free text “other” box to report exceptional circumstances that are not captured in the drop-down. Type your name in the Certification box to serve as an electronic signature.

Form Certification

  1. Users will also need to approve/deny submitted forms. Click on Faculty Credentialing: Non-Graduate Faculty to Teach Graduate Courses Certification 
  2. Select both the term and college to access forms in your queue
  3. Click on eligible forms through the Status hyperlink
  4. Type your name in the Certification box to indicate approval
  5. Click Update to submit

Form Status Check

  1. Click on Faculty Credentialing: Non-Graduate Faculty to Teach Graduate Courses Certification 
  2. Select both the term and college to see relevant forms (Note: If you cannot access these options please contact Academic Affairs)
  3. The form's current station can be found under the Status column. For example, Dean in the Status area means the form is waiting for the Dean’s electronic signature.
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