Performance Review Program

The University of Akron’s collaborative performance planning process is designed to help employees understand the importance of their contributions, better align their work with unit and University goals, and enhance the ongoing dialogue between supervisor and employee regarding future expectations.


Targeted dates and timelines for 2016-17 review period

Action to be TakenDue DateComments
Initial Planning Session for Performance Review Period begins on July 1 Should be completed by Sept. 30, 2016 Supervisor and employee meet to plan and set goals for upcoming fiscal year review period using form 
Mid-year Progress Check-in  Should be conducted between  Jan. 1, 2017 – March 31, 2017
Supervisor meets with employee and adjusts goals for remainder of review period if necessary 
Performance Review Period ends on June 30 Submit completed form to TD&HR by Aug. 31, 2017  Supervisor and employee meet for final review of performance

Performance Review Form


Performance review tools and resources

These tools and resources are both for the supervisor and employee to support UA’s performance review process. 


Probationary evaluation process

For Classified Staff and Bargaining Unit Staff