Guide for the Review of Existing Instructional Programs

The APR Schedule is currently under revision due to COVID-19. 

All program review site visits for the remainder of 2020 have been postponed. We are currently developing an updated program review schedule. 

The Division produces and regularly updates the Academic Program Review Guide, with detailed descriptions of the main elements and steps involved in unit reviews, including the following:

  • Selection of Programs for Review
  • Initiating Individual Reviews
  • Determining Focal Issues for the Self-Study
  • Data Summary
  • Self-Study
  • External Review Committee and Senate Participation
  • Steps in the Review Process.

In addition, the Guide includes a description of the process as well as a number of samples, including the following:

  • Academic Program Review Master Calendar
  • Unit Schedule and Mid-cycle Check-in Form 
  • APR Process Timeline
  • Suggested Questions for Discussion
  • Sample Schedule for External Review Committee Visit
  • Department Checklist 
  • Academic Program Review Support Team. 

Academic Program Review Guide Snapshot


Verna Bowie
Incoming Director, Academic Program Reviews


Anya Grant
Director, Academic Program Reviews