UPDATE: As April 18th, 2024, the Professional Development Fund has been exhausted. Applications submitted through this form on or after this date will be added to a waitlist if funds later become available. 

We encourage you to read through the following resources before you submit your request as they are intended to provide additional information and details on the funds, help you clarify your goals, and draft an action plan in collaboration with your supervisor.
  1. Student Affairs Professional Development Funds Guide for information on criteria, eligibility, an overview of the process, and information on frequently asked questions.
  2. An Employee Guide to support you through assessing your areas of growth, current and future interests, and the creation of goals.
  3. Supervisor Guide for leaders to engage with their staff in the development of their goals.
  4. A user-friendly professional development resource database to help staff and supervisors match their goals and needs to available opportunities, activities, and ideas.
  5. Please allow about 8 to 10 weeks for approval process.












NOTICE: Your Start Date is outside of this fiscal year. Priority will be given to opportunities within the current fiscal year.




The maximum funding allowed per request is $1000.


If your department is going to cover the remaining balance please provide a Chartstring or SpeedType. If not yet available, you will need to provide this information within 14 days of your request being approved or we will cancel your request.



If some elements of this opportunity have already been purchased, you are required to provide the name and contact information for the person in your department that supported your purchase. This person should be able to provide us with information about the purchase and how it was reconciled.
In the box below please outline your budget that details projections for all costs including but not limited to: enrollment fees, required course materials, taxes, shipping, and travel costs (if applicable). Also note any indirect cost factors related to this opportunity, such as time away from work or anticipated delays to other projects/tasks. You may also attach any additional materials related to your request by uploading them in the File Upload box below.

Budget Example:
Conference: $200
Meals: $100
Flight: $400
Course Materials: $100




UPDATE: As April 18th, 2024, the Professional Development Fund has been exhausted. Applications submitted through this form on or after this date will be added to a waitlist if funds later become available. 
Supervisor Approval


Executive Approval