Stage 3: Responses to the Review
Prepare responses from unit head.
▪ Prepare responses from Dean/Director
▪ Approximately 4 months


Response from the Unit Head

Upon receipt of the External Review Report, the relevant Dean/Director shall request the unit head, in consultation with the unit, to prepare a response addressing any/all recommendations arising from the review. The report should include a plan for revising/restructuring the program, as needed, along with a timeline for implementation and completion, and any budgetary implications.

Please refer to the Unit Response Summary Table in the right-hand menu for an example on how to address the recommendations of the external review report.

The unit’s response should be submitted to the Dean within three (3) months of receipt of the External Review Report, with a view to implementation of any recommendations within six (6) months.

Response from the Dean/Director's Office

Within one (1) month of receipt of the unit’s response, the Dean/Director shall submit to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), via the Vice-Provost (Integrated Planning and Academic Programs), copies of the unit’s response, along with a review of the unit’s plan.