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Download, fill in, and mail the membership form. Benefits of membership include the right to run and vote in UFF chapter and statewide elections; representation in grievances (UFF cannot represent a non-member in a grievance or litigation); special deals in insurance, travel, legal advice, and other packages provided by our affiliates; free insurance coverage for job-related liability; and the knowledge you are supporting education in Florida. Come and join the movement.


The USF System Chapter of the UFF publishes the Biweekly; here is the most recent issue.

We also occasionally issue press releases.

For information, contact the Communications Committee.

Visit us on Facebook!

We have a Facebook page!  Check out United Faculty of Florida at USF.  It is public (so anyone - students, colleagues, the provost - and read it) and all UFF members are eligible to join the group that posts items on it.  The page serves as a forum for UFF members to share issues and interests.  Check it out!

USF System Chapter of the UFF

Don't Forget to Vote!

To find out who and what is on your ballot, you can download a sample ballot from your county supervisor of elections:

From there, sources of information about races include:

Planning for Fall

We are planning for a recruitment campaign.  If you are interested, contact Adrienne Berarducci.

Toy Drive!

The USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida will be participating in the West Central Florida Federation of Labor's Annual Toy Drive.  We will have a Toy Drive Party on November 30, at noon, in the USF Tampa Marshall Student Center's Sabal Room, on the 3rd floor to the right and around the corner from Top of the Palms.  We will have lunch (from Top of the Palms) and holiday treats and cheer.

  • Bring new, unwrapped toys for children ages 0 - 18.
  • Since Thursday, December 1, is the deadline for applying in this cycle of travel scholarships, you can bring travel scholarship applications with you to the party.

Everyone, UFF members and non-members, family and friends, are invited.  Come and check us out.

Tenure and Promotion

Newsletter Series on Performance, Evaluations, and the Reward Structure: Raises, Renewals, Tenure and Promotion

The newsletter is running a series of article on job performance, how it is evaluated, and how evaluations are translated into raises, renewals, tenure and promotion decisions.  This series was inspired by recent changes in the tenure and promotion guidelines at USF.  Articles thus far: