Periodic Evaluations for Probationary and Tenured Faculty
Periodic evaluation is required for probationary faculty in years 2, 4 and 5 by their department or school in the Fall. Probationary faculty in year 1 do not need to be reviewed if they schedule a mentoring meeting with their chair or director, using the mentoring meeting checklist below.
Periodic evaluation is required for tenured faculty by their department or school in the Spring (including chairs, directors, librarians, counselors, and SSPARs) who are not in the Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) and have not undergone within the last five (5) years periodic evaluation or performance review in connection with tenure and/or promotion.
- Review shall be conducted by a committee of tenured faculty members and by the dean or their designee.
- If teaching is a part of the work assignment of the faculty member under review, teaching evaluations shall be considered.
- Complete information about procedures including required evaluation materials, criteria, and timelines shall be provided to the faculty due for evaluation within 14 days of the beginning of the academic term in which they are to be evaluated.
- A copy of the evaluation shall be provided to the faculty member and delivered to the official PAF in the Office of Faculty Advancement.
Please review the following sections for specific information regarding Periodic Evaluations
for Probationary Faculty in years 2, 4, and 5 and Faculty Undergoing Post-Tenure Review/Periodic
Evaluation. The forms and documents listed below are available to assist faculty,
committee members, staff, and administrators with the performance review process.
2023-2024 Peer Review Committees
Periodic Evaluations Time Schedule 2023-2024
Periodic Evaluations Time Schedule 2023-2024 - Student Affairs
Periodic Evaluations Time Schedule 2023-2024 - Unviersity Library
Periodic Evaluation Periods of Review for Tenured Faculty
Evaluation Cycle 2023-2024
Evaluation Cycle 2023-2024 - Student Affairs
Evaluation Cycle 2023-2024 - University Library
Probationary Faculty Guide to Interfolio
Probationary Faculty Guide to Interfolio - Student Affairs
Probationary Faculty Guide to Interfolio - University Library
Probationary Faculty PDS Form
Probationary Faculty PDS Form - Student Affairs
Probationary Faculty PDS Form - University Library
Tenured Faculty Guide to Interfolio
Tenured Faculty Guide to Interfolio - Student Affairs
Tenured Faculty Guide to Interfolio - University Library
Instructions for Downloading Student Feedback Surveys from WEBPORTAL
Instructions on Accessing Student Feedback Surveys in my.SDSU/EXPLORANCE
Mentoring Meeting Checklist
Mentoring Meeting Checklist - Student Affairs
Mentoring Meeting Checklist - University Library
CV Template & Instructions
CV Template & Instructions - University Library
Peer Observations Guide
Sample Teaching Effectiveness Statement
Sample Professional Growth Statement
Sample Response/Rebuttal Letter to Reviewers
Response/Rebuttal Instructions for Student Feedback Surveys
Interfolio Help for Candidates