The United Faculty of Florida bargains and enforces a contract between the employees of the UFF USF Bargaining Unit and the USF System Board of Trustees. This contract is the legally authoritative document — superseding all university rules and regulations and handbooks — on the terms and conditions of employment.
How to Join United Faculty of Florida
One way to join:
Click the button below to download an rtf form to fill out and email to UFF or mail to PO Box 30238, USF-Tampa via campus mail.
Another way to join:
Fill out our quick and easy online form:
The UFF USF Bargaining Unit consists of:
except those in the Health Sciences Center — except that faculty of the Colleges of Nursing and Public Health are members of the Bargaining Unit. This includes instructors, lecturers, and visiting professors, but not adjuncts.
All department chairs
in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education.
including advisers, librarians, researchers and scientists, and departmental assistants and associates.
The ultimate source of influence and authority of a union is the membership of the employees it represents, which is why ALL members of the UFF USF Bargaining Unit — faculty and university professionals — should join the union.
Faculty and professionals within the bargaining unit are NOT automatically members of UFF
You must complete and sign a membership form and send it to UFF in order to become a member.
For more information about collective bargaining:
by becoming a UFF member you will:
In addition, UFF will not provide grievance representation to faculty who were not dues-paying UFF members at the time when the grievable incident occurred. UFF will represent any UFF member who was a member at the time of the contract violation.