Promotion & Tenure

Listed below are links to various websites regarding the Promotion and Tenure process. Candidates should begin by reviewing the university policy on promotion and tenure, then their college document, and finally their department document. Candidates should work closely with members of the Department Promotion and Tenure committee as well as their Academic Department Head in preparing materials for review.

Other Resources

P&T Guidelines by College

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Business

College of Education

College of Engineering

College of Health and Social Services

NMSU Library Promotion and Tenure documents

NMSU Alamogordo Community College Promotion and Tenure

NMSU Carlsbad Community College Promotion and Tenure

NMSU Doña Ana Community College Promotion and Tenure

NMSU Grants Community College Promotion and Tenure



Material on NMSU’s promotion and tenure policy is in the Administrative Rules and Procedures of NMSU.

Rules relating to Promotion and Tenure are found in Chapter 9 of the ARP. Rules reflect recent revisions to the Promotion and Tenure process and are divided into pre and post AUGUST 13, 2018 effective dates.