The Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA) is a bilateral agreement between the Ministry of Colleges and Universities and Carleton University. The document includes several specific metrics and an explanation of how Carleton’s institutional mission and strategic goals support the priority areas of the Ontario government. The current SMA is for the fiscal period from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2025. Read more about the Strategic Mandate Agreement instrument on the provincial government website.

Current SMA


Report Backs

The Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA) Report Back is a document intended to publicly report on common metrics within the Ontario postsecondary system, and provide other updates on the SMAs between Universities and the Ontario Government. A record of Carleton’s SMA Report Back documents is available online.