Celebrate Achievement Reward Excellence

The CARE Awards was established by the Staff Council and approved by the President and his Cabinet to honor outstanding staff. This program will recognize staff who have demonstrated superior performance, offered outstanding customer service, and performed acts which have enhanced the image of the University. A maximum of six staff members are eligible to receive the CARE Award twice yearly. They may be nominated by fellow staff, faculty, visitors, and/or customers of the university.

An Individual Nominee Must:

  • Be a regular employee, appointed at least 50% for at least 4 1/2 months
  • Have been employed beyond the probation period, usually six months
  • Be a staff member (non-faculty) at the level of Director or below

Award Presentations

The CARE Awards are presented by the President twice yearly. The staff members receiving awards will also be recognized at the Staff Council Forum and in the various UT Dallas publications.

How To Nominate

Staff members may be nominated by faculty, staff, students, visitors, and customers, etc. Click here to go to the Nomination Form. You may fill out the form and submit it to Staff Council, by email, to [email protected].

The nomination deadline for spring is March 31 and the fall deadline is October 31. Nominations will be reviewed and held in confidence by a committee appointed by the President. This committee will be comprised of a representative from each Staff Council district.


Last Modified: Feb. 12, 2018