Frequently Asked Questions

Will applications be accepted for the 2019-2020 program year?

Effective October 2018, the Office of Human Resources has partnered with the Staff Senate to develop, revise and manage the Staff Development Program. As a result, this program will be placed on hold for the 2019 – 2020 Staff Development year to allow for review and improvements to the program. Applications will not be accepted at this time for the 2019 – 2020 program year. Updates on the program changes will be communicated to University faculty and staff as they are available.

I can’t find the application form for the SDP program. Can you help me locate it for the 2019 – 2020 program year?

Effective October 2018, the Office of Human Resources has partnered with the Staff Senate to develop, revise and manage the Staff Development Program. As a result, this program will be placed on hold for the 2019 – 2020 Staff Development year to allow for review and improvements to the program. Applications will not be accepted at this time for the 2019 – 2020 program year.

Why is the program on hold?

Effective October 2018, the Office of Human Resources has partnered with the Staff Senate to develop, revise and manage the Staff Development Program. In order to effectively research, test, and deliver the new program, we require the time and resources generally used to enroll and implement the program. This hold provides an opportunity for a consistent relaunch of the Staff Development Program.

When will the program be up and running again?

Effective October 2018, the Office of Human Resources has partnered with the Staff Senate to develop, revise and manage the Staff Development Program. As a result, this program will be placed on hold for the 2019 – 2020 Staff Development year to allow for review and improvements to the program. Updates on the program changes and new application dates for the 2020 – 2021 program period will be communicated to University faculty and staff as they are available.

What changes can we expect for the program?

The Office of Human Resources and Staff Senate are partnering together to review all components of the Staff Development Program. Specific changes to expect are not available at this time, but our goal is to continue to improve the program, its offerings and its impact for participants each year. Updates on the program changes will be communicated to University faculty and staff as they are available.

What implications do these changes have for previous graduates?

The Office of Human Resources and Staff Senate are partnering together to review all components of the Staff Development Program, including the involvement, responsibilities and expectations of graduates. Specific changes to expect are not available at this time, but our goal is to continue to improve the program, its offerings and its impact for graduates each year. Updates on the program changes will be communicated to University faculty and staff as they are available.

I am graduating from the program in May, what will I have to provide with my graduate activity log as a result of the program being on hold?

The Office of Human Resources and Staff Senate are partnering together to review all components of the Staff Development Program and would love to have your participation, feedback and involvement in these changes. Please let us know if you are interested in being a part of this change opportunity and we will ensure you are included in upcoming communications.


If you have additional or specific questions, please contact us by email at SDP-L@LISTS.CLEMSON.EDU.