|Approx week of term
||Typical date Fall
||Typical date Spring
||Semester begins. FCQ office checks CU-SIS for new subjects.
||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 CU-SIS course and instructor data. FCQ office
downloads CU-SIS 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. Post DCLs online for department coordinators to
edit. Call for Individual Optional Questions (info in instructor memo).
||FCQ office receives edited DCLs from departments, uploading
course list edits into FCQ system.
||Edited DCLs due from depts
||Upload DCL edits into FCQ system. Print FCQ forms in batches, adds
group and individual instructor optional questions to forms.
Contact depts with incomplete or ambiguous information. Stuff forms into
envelopes, box and label for shipping to depts.
||10/1 to 11/10
||3/1 to 4/10
||Email notification to instructors about their online FCQs
||FCQ paper packets delivered to departments
||If time allows -- make changes, print new packets per
department or instructor requests
||FCQ administration week (paper and online FCQs). Week before the last full week of regular classes.
For online FCQs, students emailed invitation and maximum of 4 reminders, and instructors emailed 2 reminders.
||FCQ paper packets due back in FCQ office
||Check in FCQ paper 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. Generate FCQ results
from online FCQ responses and scanned FCQ paper forms.
||Scanning completed. Week before new semester. Print and stuff
9500+ section reports into FCQ envelopes. Print second set of
section reports for dept use.
Box processed FCQs and section reports for shipping.
|20 / 1
||FCQs returned to departments with section reports. / Week 1 of new
|21+ / 2+
Respond to department/faculty problems, disagreements with section
reports. Post FCQ results on web. / Week 2 of new semester.