Wikipedia:WikiProject University of Houston/Assessment instructions

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Quality assessments[edit]

An article's quality assessment is generated from the class parameter in the {{University of Houston}} project banner on its talk page:

{{University of Houston|class=???}}

The following values may be used for the class parameter to describe the quality of the article (see Wikipedia:Quality scale for assessment criteria):

FA (for featured articles only; adds articles to Category:FA-Class University of Houston articles) Featured article FA 
A (adds articles to Category:A-Class University of Houston articles) A-Class article A 
GA (for good articles only; adds articles to Category:GA-Class University of Houston articles)  GA 
B (adds articles to Category:B-Class University of Houston articles) B-Class article B 
C (adds articles to Category:C-Class University of Houston articles) C-Class article C 
Start (adds articles to Category:Start-Class University of Houston articles) Start-Class article Start 
Stub (adds articles to Category:Stub-Class University of Houston articles) Stub-Class article Stub 
FL (for featured lists only; adds articles to Category:FL-Class University of Houston articles) Featured list FL 
List (adds articles to Category:List-Class University of Houston articles)  List 

For pages that are not articles, the following values can also be used for the class parameter:

Category (for categories; adds pages to Category:Category-Class University of Houston articles) Category page Category 
Disambig (for disambiguation pages; adds pages to Category:Disambig-Class University of Houston articles) Disambiguation page Disambig 
File (for files; adds pages to Category:File-Class University of Houston articles)  File 
Portal (for portal pages; adds pages to Category:Portal-Class University of Houston articles)  Portal 
Project (for project pages; adds pages to Category:Project-Class University of Houston articles)  Project 
Template (for templates; adds pages to Category:Template-Class University of Houston articles)  Template 
NA (for any other pages where assessment is unnecessary; adds pages to Category:NA-Class University of Houston articles)  NA 
??? (articles for which a valid class has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unassessed University of Houston articles)  ??? 

Quality scale[edit]

WikiProject article quality grading scheme

Importance assessment[edit]

An article's importance assessment is generated from the importance parameter in the {{WikiProject University of Houston}} banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject University of Houston|...|importance=???}}

The following values may be used for importance assessments:

Importance criteria[edit]

This is a draft version of the importance criteria to use when rating. The importance rating is independent of the quality rating, and its quality should not be considered when determining its importance rating.

Top Subject is a must-have for Category:University of Houston
  • Academic colleges of the university
  • Major athletic programs
High Subject contributes a depth of knowledge
  • Major academic programs
  • Major athletic facilities
  • Major campus events
  • Major or notable student organizations
Mid Subject fills in more minor details
  • Head athletic coaches
  • Historical programs or events
  • Minor athletic facilities
  • Minor athletic programs
  • Namesakes of the university
  • Non-academic or non-athletic facilities
  • Notable presidents
  • Notable research programs
  • Traditions
Low Subject is peripheral knowledge, possibly trivial
  • Campus architects or sculptors and their work
  • Categories, galleries, lists, and templates
  • Famous or notable alumni
  • Minor campus events
  • Minor student organizations
  • Non-head athletic coaches
  • Notable faculty

Requesting an assessment[edit]

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below.