Academic Employees

Academic Employees

This page covers the goal-setting and appraisal process for Academic employees: University Regular Staff, Classified Staff, and A&P Faculty (including Advancement, Athletics, and Darden employees).

UVA HR Employees & Managers: Click here to view your site for information and resources specific to the pilot program in HR.

Latest Updates

The 2021 Year-End reviews have launched on December 01, 2021. See below for timelines and resources on completing the evaluations and preparing for one-on-one conversations.

Self-evaluations are due January 14, 2022 (managers, please note you will not see an employee's evaluation until they submit their self-evaluation to you in Workday). 


Which Appraisal Do I Complete?

Expand the lists below to find your school/unit to determine the performance review process you will participate in. All Classified Staff participate in the Traditional Appraisal process.

Note: If your school/unit is not listed, contact your HR Business Partner to confirm the appraisal process you participate in.


  • Traditional Appraisal (2021)

    Schools/units completing a Traditional Appraisal:

    • All Classified Staff across the university
    • Biocomplexity Institute
    • Office for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
    • Miller Center
    • SCPS

    Note: Employees eligible to complete a performance review for their school/unit are limited to Classified Staff, University Staff employees, and A&P Faculty.

  • Narrative Review (2021)

    Schools/units completing a Narrative Review:

    • School of Architecture
    • College of Arts & Sciences
    • Batten School of Leadership
    • Office of Business Operations
    • University Communications Department
    • School of Data Science
    • Darden School of Business
    • School of Education & Human Development
    • School of Engineering
    • Facilities
    • Finance
    • Information Technology Resources
    • School of Law
    • Libraries
    • McIntire School of Commerce
    • School of Nursing
    • Department of Safety & Security (Include Police Department)
    • Provost Office
    • Student Affairs
    • College at Wise

    Note: Employees eligible to complete a Narrative performance review for their school/unit are limited to University Staff employees and A&P Faculty. All Classified Staff complete a Traditional Appraisal.