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Unit Effectiveness Process

UEP Resources


  • UEP Assessment Handbook
    • The purpose of this handbook is to provide you with an orientation to and an overview of academic and administrative outcomes assessment as it is conducted at The University of Texas Arlington. The assessment process at UT Arlington is called the Unit Effectiveness Process (UEP). This handbook aims to provide information, resources and examples to assist you in preparing for assessment activities, creating the UEP assessment plan, and documenting your assessment activities and subsequent improvements.

  • UEP Calendar
    • The purpose of this calendar is to help unit planning for the deadlines associated with the Unit Effectiveness Process cycle.
  • UEP Quick Guide to Plan and Results Reporting
    • This is a supplement to the Unit Effectiveness Process (UEP) Handbook aimed at answering the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE and HOW of assessment reporting at UT Arlington.
      • WHO should use the Quick Reference Guide? Anyone can use this guide, from those who are new to assessment to those who are veterans of assessment.
      • WHAT is the Quick Guide to Reporting? The Quick Guide is a supplement to the Unit Effectiveness Process Handbook. The Quick Guide contains the 2016-2018 assessment cycle calendar, instructions for completing the Biennial Assessment Activity Report, the Annual Improvement Update Report, and references to the UEP Handbook.
      • WHEN should I use the Quick Guide? You should use the Quick Guide when completing UEP plans and reports.
      • WHERE can I find the Quick Guide, UEP Handbook, TRACDAT login and the TRACDAT User Manual? All of these are located on the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Reporting (IER) web site at http://www.uta.edu/ier/UEP/index.php
      • HOW do I submit UEP plans and reports? The UEP plans and reports are entered into the TRACDAT database. Complete instructions for using TRACDAT can be found in the TRACDAT User Manual. Completed plans and reports are submitted to IER via the database.
  • UEP Quick Guide to Improvement Reports
    • This is a supplement to the Unit Effectiveness Process (UEP) Handbook aimed at answering the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE and HOW of assessment reporting at UT Arlington.
      • WHO should use the Quick Reference Guide? Anyone can use this guide, from those who are new to assessment to those who are veterans of assessment.
      • WHAT is the Quick Guide to Reporting? The Quick Guide is a supplement to the Unit Effectiveness Process Handbook. The Quick Guide contains the 2016-2018 assessment cycle calendar, instructions for completing the Biennial Assessment Activity Report, the Annual Improvement Update Report, and references to the UEP Handbook.
      • WHEN should I use the Quick Guide? You should use the Quick Guide when completing UEP plans and reports.
      • WHERE can I find the Quick Guide, UEP Handbook, and TRACDAT login? These are located on the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Reporting (IER) web site at http://www.uta.edu/ier/UEP/index.php.
      • HOW do I submit UEP plans and reports? The UEP Improvement Reports are entered into the TracDat database. Completed reports are submitted to IER by e-mailing uep@uta.edu.
  • UEP Wheel of Assessment Responsibility
    • This delineates the role of Deans/Vice Presidents; Chairs/Directors; Faculty/Staff; Unit Assessment Coordinators and UEP Contacts; Students/Clients/Customers; and IER.