Annual review

The annual performance review is an opportunity for a formal check-in at the end of the performance cycle. Annual reviews are mandatory for University and Academic Professionals and Classified employees and are completed in Talent@VCU.


All reviews at VCU have three main components: SMART Goals, VCU Core Competencies and Comprehensive Ratings.

  • SMART Goals
    • Rating section for each SMART goal
  • VCU Core Competencies
    • Rating section for each competency behavior
  • Comprehensive Rating
    • Rating section that takes into account goals and competency behaviors
    • Narrative section explaining rating