The CARE Awards, which stand for Celebrate Achievement, Reward Excellence, recognize staff who have demonstrated superior performance, offered outstanding customer service, and performed acts that have enhanced the image of the University. The awards are presented by the Staff Council and UT Dallas president to a maximum of six staff members at a ceremony held twice yearly. Awardees are also recognized at the Staff Council Forum, on the Staff Council website and in various UT Dallas publications.
Anyone can nominate a staff member for this award. Nominations are reviewed and held in confidence by a committee comprised of a representative from each Staff Council district and appointed by the Staff Council president. Nominations must be submitted using the current form indicated below.
An individual nominee must:
- Be a regular employee, appointed at least 50 percent 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
- Spring – March 31, 2021 (see below)
- Fall – October 31, 2021
Beginning Nov 01, 2020: Please use the following PDF: CARE Award Nomination Form when submitting a nomination.
For your convenience, the button below will open a blank email addressed to the CAREnominations inbox. Please attach the completed form before sending.