Professional development

For those who fall under the following employee groups, there is assistance available through various funds to help with costs to further your professional development.

Visit the Financial Services Professional Development website for further information, FAQ's and best practice on how access, use and request reimbursement your professional development funds.

Please be sure to read the guidelines for eligibility carefully. Also please visit University Systems for information about approved computer and equipment purchases.

Check your professional development account balance in Online tools

Pro-d policies and procedures

CUPE Local 951

The CUPE Local 951 career development fund is currently administered across three application deadlines: 

  • Oct 30th Deadline: Any course with a start date between January 1st and April 30th
  • Feb 28th Deadline: Any course with a start date before August 30th
  • June 30th Deadline: Any course with a start date before Dec 30th

Please visit the left navigation bar or the CUPE 951 career development website for more information on the fund and how to prepare your application.

Professional Employees Association (PEA)

Visit the left navigation bar or the PEA pro-d website for more information about the PDEA personal development expense accounts as well as the PEA central professional development fund and how to apply.

The PEA pro-d website includes details on how to apply for the Central Fund. The Central Fund has three annual application periods:

  1. January 31st
  2. May 31st
  3. September 30th

Faculty and librarians

For more information on professional development expenses and/or leave, please refer to Professional Development for Faculty and librarians as well as the Financial Services professional development website.

Management excluded staff

For more information please see: