|Approx week of term
||Typical date Fall
||Typical date Spring
||Semester begins. FCQ office checks ISIS for new subjects. Latest
possible time to order additional FCQ forms.
||Mailing One (M1) -- memo to all depts with general information and
call for Group Optional Questions (fall term only).
||End of week 3: Census
||Departments finalize ISIS course and instructor data. We download
ISIS data for FCQ Department Course Lists (DCLs).
||Mailing Two (M2) -- instructions to dept coordinators on DCL editing.
M2 also includes memo to all instructors, to be put in instructor
mail boxes. DCLs are posted online for department coordinators to
edit. Call for Individual Optional Questions (info in instructor memo).
||FCQ office is receiving edited DCLs from departments, uploading
course list edits into FCQ system. Weeks 5-7.
||Edited DCLs due from depts. FCQ office begins printing FCQ forms.
Contact depts with incomplete or ambiguous information.
||Upload DCL edits into FCQ system, print forms, stuff forms into
envelopes, box and label for shipping to depts.
||10/1 to 11/10
||3/1 to 4/10
||FCQs delivered to departments.
||If time allows -- make changes, print new packets per
department or instructor requests
||FCQ administration week. Week before the last full week of regular
||FCQs due back in FCQ office --
Checking in FCQ packets, getting ready for and beginning scanning.
|12/8 to 1/3
||4/27 to 5/23
||Begin scanning / Archive previous term's electronic data
||Scanning completed. Week before new semester. Print & stuff
8000+ section reports into FCQ envelopes. Box processed FCQs and section
reports for shipping.
||FCQs returned to departments with section reports. / Week 1 of new
Respond to department/faculty problems, disagreements with section
reports. Post FCQ results on web. / Week 2 of new semester.