Performance appraisal process and dates

Each manager and supervisor is required by UC policy and by the applicable labor contract to conduct performance appraisals. Performance appraisals are required for:

  • Probationary employees: A probationary employee shall be assessed at least once during a full probationary period, preferably at the mid-point of probation; and,
  • Career employees: A career employee's performance shall be assessed in writing at least once per year.
  • Contract employees: A contract employee should receive a written appraisal at least once per year.

UCOP Performance process dates for 2017/2018 (not including UCPress)

  • Timeline for the 2017-18 UCOP Annual Performance Evaluation Process

    March 19:  Halogen e-appraisal tool opens for the 2017-2018 Annual Performance Evaluation Process.

    March 19 – April 13:  Employees complete self-evaluations in Halogen.

    March 19 – May 4:  Managers/Supervisors write employee performance reviews in Halogen.

    May 7 - 25:  Divisional reviews of appraisals

    May 28 – 29:  Halogen closes for merit process data collection.

    May 30 – June 22:  Halogen reopens. Managers/Supervisors deliver evaluations to employees. Managers and employees sign-off on performance evaluations; all ratings complete in Halogen.

    June 22 Performance process closes

UCPress performance process dates for 2017/2018

  • UCPress 2017/2018 Year-End Appraisal TImeline - June 2018-August 2018

Specific dates available closer to process 

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