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Paper Review Coordinator Resource Page

Key Deadlines

August 18: Complete reviewer assignment    August 24: Desk rejection deadline

September 15: All reviews complete


Immediate Action Items

Quick Guides for Review Coordinators

Updating Reviewer Pools
Updating Your Profile *updated
Updating Your Classifications and Expertise *new
How to Return a Paper to a Senior Program Officer
Criteria for Desk Rejections
How to Desk Reject a Paper

Inviting Reviewers *updated
Unassigning Reviewers
Sending Reminders to Reviewers
Setting Reviewer Preferences
How to Reopen a Review
How to Contact a Late Reviewer
View Reviews and Ratings
How to Submit Your Recommendation

Video Guides for Review Coordinators

PRCs - Getting Started (Main Menu Overview)
How to Update Your User Info and Classifications
Viewing Submissions
How to Return a Paper to a Senior Program Officer
Inviting Reviewers
How to Send Reminders to Reviewers
How to View Reviews and Submit Decision



  • Due to the amount of papers received, we do not notify you when a reviewer declines to review. Please check in periodically to insure that you have enough reviewers.

  • Reviewers receive automatic reminders 3 days before their review is due, on their due date, and 5 days after a review is late.

  • If you would like to personally reach out to a late reviewer, please view the guide for contacting a late reviewer.

  • Recommendations are due by 10/1.

    • You can View Reviews and Ratings for each paper to assist in your recommendation. 

    • Reports are also available to assist in your recommendation process. Reach out to your SPO for assistance.


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