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Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning - George Mason University


FAQs for Students


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As a member of the Mason community, you are strongly encouraged to participate in student evaluations of teaching. Your feedback on courses you take is critical to instructors and administrators as they consider ways to improve your class experiences.



How do I know when evaluations are open?
How do I access the evaluations?
I have more than one instructor in a course. Can I evaluate them individually?
Are my responses confidential?
I had multiple evaluations to complete and mistakenly evaluated one course when I thought it was another one. Can I redo the evaluation?
Why do we do evaluations before the final exam?
When do instructors get the results?
Does anyone other than my instructor look at the evaluations?