TL18 – Undergraduate Program Review

Records of quality reviews of the University's undergraduate programs.

Related Records | Responsible Unit | Information Steward | Information Confidentiality Classification | Retention | Disposition | Authority | Retention Rationale | Version Information

Content & Scope

Academic program reviews are carried out under the University’s Institutional Quality Assurance Process (IQAP). Undergraduate program reviews are typically conducted on a 7 year cycle. Some undergraduate and graduate programs may be reviewed together (augmented reviews).

The records include self-study reports, review team reports, responses, chairs/directors' and Deans' reports outlining future strategies, and related correspondence.

Related Records

  • See also GV30 – Senate and GV40 – Senate Committees & Councils for the Associate Vice-President Academic's summary reports on undergraduate program reviews, presented for discussion to Senate Undergraduate Council and then to Senate for information.
  • For records of quality reviews of the University's graduate programs, see TL15 – Graduate Program Review.

Responsible Unit

  • Associate Vice-President Academic.
  • Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, for some augmented reviews.

Information Steward

  • Associate Vice-President, Academic.

Information Confidentiality Classification

  • Public: reports intended for public release.
  • Confidential: all other records.


Until the next review cycle is complete.




  • Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance. Quality Assurance Framework.
  • University of Waterloo. Institutional Quality Assurance Process (IQAP).

Retention Rationale

The retention period is based on operational use. These records have long term historical value.

Approval Date

26 July 2010