Celebrate your anniversary at ASU.

Employee recognition program

Our employee recognition program reinforces ASU's culture, mission and goals. This program promotes and perpetuates our shared values and community spirit.

  • Collaboration.
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Creative expression.
  • Innovation.
  • Excellence.
  • Peer recognition.
  • Use-inspired outcomes.

These awards and celebrations provide the university and employees with opportunities to recognize and celebrate the commitment and contributions of ASU employees.

ASU Appreciation Hub

Visit the ASU Appreciation Hub to create e-cards, learn reward presentation tips or browse other recognition resources.

ASU recognition Zoom backgrounds

Download Zoom backgrounds celebrating your anniversary at ASU or help promote SUN Awards, recognizing employees for supporting university goals.

President's Awards

Faculty and staff are recognized for their ideas and solutions that inspire and advance ASU and communities all over. Each spring awardees are honored at an award ceremony and dessert reception hosted by the President's Office. Visit our President's Awards webpage for details.

Sun Devil Award for Service

Faculty and staff with 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50 years of continuous service and those who retire with 25 or more years of continuous service to ASU are invited to a luncheon hosted by the President's Office each spring. Visit the Sun Devil Award for Service webpage for details.

Employee Recognition BBQ

An annual celebration is held quarterly on each campus to recognize the contributions and years of service of faculty and staff. Sponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of Human Resources and the ASU Staff Council. Visit the Staff Council events calendar to learn about upcoming employee appreciation events.

Retirement certificate

Departments may obtain a retirement certificate and holder for employees who are retiring with five or more years of continuous service to ASU. Visit Retirement Certificate and Holder to begin the process of ordering a certificate.