SPOT awards may be dispersed at any point throughout the year. SPOT awards of $150.00 or less (de minimis awards) may be awarded up to 4 times per year to the same employee with a minimum of 30 working days separation.

A brief description from unit director directed to Tanesha Herman (nomination form). This description must include the following information:

  • Name of the individual
  • Amount of award
  • Source of funds
  • Brief description of accomplishment

All requests will be reviewed by Director of Human Resources & Finance and the Dean of the Graduate College. Notification will occur within 7 business days.

Contact Tanesha Herman ( if you have questions about these awards.