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University Award Instructions

Thank you for supporting your colleagues with an awards nomination.

Nominations are now closed for this year.  Any nominations coming in will be considered for the 2017 year.

Hope to see you at the May Appreciation Awards Dinner.

The University Awards Committee



Deadline for nominations is Friday, February 12, 2016. You may enter a faculty or staff nomination for remarkable achievements throughout the year. New nominations will be considered for the2015-2016 academic year university awards. Follow the instructions under "it only takes a few minutes" below to submit a nomination.

Congratulations to the 2015 University Awards winners who were honored at the May Appreciation Dinner at Stabler Arena. Thank you to all those who attended the May 5, 2015 Appreciation Dinner and supported their colleagues.

Thank you for your participation in the University Awards program.

The 2015-2016 nomination period for faculty and staff will end on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Nominations entered after this date will be considered in 2016 for the 2016-2017 awards. Feel free to enter nominations all year long for the people that have made an impact, have impressed you with their innovation, have gone out of their way to lend a hand, or that you consider a superstar. This is your opportunity to give back, and acknowledge faculty and staff for their talent, creativity, and dedication. It only takes a few minutes to complete the new streamlined nomination ballot, and provide a brief statement explaining why your nominee should win an award.

Step 1 - Select the appropriate link in the Submit a Nomination box on the left.

Step 2 - Log in using your Lehigh account name and password, and consider the award descriptions and eligibility criteria to determine which award would best suit your nominee.

Step 3 - Select an award, and fill in the blanks on the Nomination Form.

Step 4 - Type or copy/paste an explanation, any biographical material, news items, or other supporting material relevant to your nomination.

Step 5 - Submit. For additional nomination process information and rules, select the Nomination Rules tab or the FAQs tab at the top of the page.

All nominations are reviewed by awards selection committees made up of various faculty, staff and student leaders. Only current faculty and staff are eligible for University Awards (retired/emeriti faculty and retired staff are not eligible).