The Office of the Provost manages the promotion and tenure procedures in accord with the Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP) contract.

See below for important resources related to promotion and / or tenure.

The Promotion and Tenure (P&T) policies and procedures are maintained by the Provost's Office.

Provost's Annual Promotion And Tenure Workshops

The Provost provides a preparation meeting for P&T reviewer committees. This meeting focuses on the importance of service, a review of the committees' charge, the equitable committee meeting protocol and will be an opportunity for members to ask questions about the process.

Enter your UMass Lowell credentials to complete the web application. If you change your mind and wish to remove your materials from consideration, please email: and notify your department chair.

Faculty who are planning to apply for promotion and/or tenure in 2022-23 should:

  • Request a folder on the P&T file share
  • Attend the Provost’s Workshop
  • Attend the Workshop on Preparing and Submitting Electronic Promotion Materials
  • Review the Provost’s Guidelines, MSP contract, and P&T resources
  • Continue collaborating with your Dept. Chair and peers to create your portfolio
  • Be prepared to upload your portfolio and supplemental materials to the P&T file share by September 19, 2022 at 5 p.m. (EST)


The following resources are available to help you construct your portfolio and connect to the P&T file share.

Questions pertaining to technology and format may be emailed to: