Assessment Calendar

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment Calendar -  Fall 2022 

This calendar serves to inform the Howard community of dates relevant to assessment, course evaluations, and institution-wide surveys. Reminders for each of these events will be sent via email to appropriate parties, but the calendar serves as a single source of information for this data. This calendar is updated on a semesterly basis.

IRA Assessment Calendar - Fall 2022

Date Task
August 29. 2022 All units will receive a reminder about their Howard Annual Assessment Plan. Academic chairs should remind faculty whose courses are implicated in the assessment plan that results will be due in October.
September 7, 2022 WORKSHOP: Intro to HAAP
September 13, 2022 WORKSHOP: Developing and aligning LOs-Britt
September 19, 2022 Planning & Self Study platform opens for 2022-2023 HAAP plans
October 7, 2022 Course enrollment and instructor data will be pulled for course evaluations.
October 12, 2022 WORKSHOP: Proactive Assessment Planning
October 13, 2022 HAC meeting
October 14, 2022 Fall 2022 Course Evaluations: Deans will receive instructor lists for all classes to be edited or approved by Chairs. Chairs should follow sent instructions to remove courses that are not offered, add courses that are not shown, and review/edit the instructors for each course.
October 21, 2022 All academic and administrative assessment plans are due for HAAP.
October 24, 2022 Communication regarding the Graduating Student Exit Survey will be sent to Deans and Chairs with language that can be sent to students. Deans and Chairs should forward reminders on to their students to maximize response rate.
October 31, 2022 Graduating Student Exit Survey is opened.
November 4, 2022 Edited instructor lists are due. Data will be corrected in the course evaluation system. Edited lists should be sent back as a College or School. Chairs should coordinate with their Deans as appropriate.
November 8, 2022 Communication regarding course evaluations will be sent to Deans, Chairs, faculty, and students. Final instructor or course adjustments will be made as necessary.
November 16, 2022 WORKSHOP: Exploring Equity in HBCU Assessment
November 18, 2022 Course evaluations are opened. OUC communication about course evaluations and GSES will be sent. Deans and Chairs should remind instructors of record to encourage engagement with the course evaluation platform. Evaluations can be accessed through email or Blackboard.
November 28, 2022 OUC communication regarding the closing of course evaluations will be sent.
June 15, 2022 IR Academic Profiles made available to all academic units.
June 30, 2022 Provost Annual Reports are due for all academic units (results and actions). Chairs should submit these directly into the Planning and Self-Study System.
December 4, 2022 Course evaluations are closed.
December 5, 2022 Final examinations begin.
December 13, 2022 Fall semester ends.
December 14, 2022 GSES is closed.
December 19, 2022 Course evaluation reports are available to instructors. *

*Course evaluations will be made available to instructors and administrators after all final grades have been submitted. This will delay some graduate and professional programs with different grade submission policies.


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