Frequently Asked Questions

The information can be used to make changes for future courses.

As a student, you can feel empowered to help design a courses educational process.

It allows instructors to ask for information most pertinent to them—even if the soliciting criticism without fearing any adverse consequences from the administration.

The evaluations go directly to the instructor.

Although each student uses their own NetID and password when logging into the course evaluation system, instructors and administrators are provided access to reports which compile the information from all the evaluations in a course. This ensures that the reports do not contain information that identifies an individual student.

No. Evaluation results are not viewable to the faculty until the grades are submitted into the system. Once the system has determined that all grades for that class has been submitted, the system unlocked the results for the faculty member to view.

If you are receiving an email asking you to complete the survey and you already did, it is more than likely that you did not select the Submit button to confirm the survey has been submitted.

No. Unfortunately, surveys cannot be reopened once a survey has been closed.

If you have started your evaluation and cannot finish it, the survey will save itself. However, please note that the survey will not submit itself. You must log back in and finish and submit the survey. 

CoursEval can be used with the following browsers for both PC and Mac:

Mozilla Firefox 
Safari
Internet Explorer
Google Chrome

While BLUE may run in other browsers, it has only been tested on the browsers listed above.

If you are receiving an email asking you to complete the survey and you already did, it is more than likely that you did not select the Submit button to confirm the survey has been submitted.

Results from course evaluations are used throughout the university for many essential purposes. Faculty use evaluation results to edit teaching style, course materials and course structure. Departments and Deans use results in decisions regarding rank, tenure and promotion of faculty as well as program design and class offerings. Students use evaluation results during pre-registration and add/drop in selecting courses and instructors for the future or current semester.