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Reviews: Classified staff performance cycle ends March 31, set goals for university staff

The performance cycle for university staff has ended, and the classified staff performance cycle ends March 31. Please ensure you set goals for your university staff by the end of March and prepare for classified staff evaluations by reviewing important deadlines and using the learning resources below.

Upcoming deadlines

April 1: The performance cycle begins. All classified staff must be evaluated in April.

May 1: All evaluations must be turned in to your campus human resources office. In May, meet with each classified staff employee to discuss goals for the year.

June 1: Submit a copy of the front page of the performance plan to your campus HR office.

Procedures differ by campus, so please reach out to the CU Boulder, CU Denver, UCCS or System HR offices for your specific campus performance management information.

Prepare with performance management resources

To begin preparing for evaluations, use the resources found in this guide or in the chart below.

Resources for Supervisors Resources for employees
Courses Courses
Skillsoft Skillsoft
Reviewing and Rewarding Performance.

Performance Appraisal Essentials: Planning for Appraisals.
Performance Review Foundations. Taking Action for Performing under Pressure. Preparing for Your Review.
Videos Videos
Skillsoft Skillsoft
Light The Fire: Leveraging Appraisals for Maximum Performance.

Managing Performance: Three Areas of Focus.
Light The Fire: Leveraging Appraisals for Maximum Performance. Seeking feedback to shape your career.
Books Job Aids and SkillBriefs
Skillsoft Skillsoft
Performance Management.

A Team of Leaders: Empowering Every Member to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative and Deliver Results.

How to Be Good at Performance Appraisals: Simple, Effective, Done Right.
Performance Appraisal Strategies

Preparing for a Formal Performance Appraisal

How to Prepare for an Annual Performance Appraisal.
Job Aids and SkillBriefs  
Performance Monitoring Techniques.

Best Practices for Giving Feedback. Performance Management.

Performance Management.

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