FAQ for Faculty

How do I see my evaluation results?

To see your results log into TRACE by going to your Employee Hub, selecting the Resources link at the top of the page, then click on the Academic Resources & Services category. Once the category populates, you will see a myTRACE Course Survey Results link. Once you click that link, it will lead you to a page with all your evaluation information on each semester from Summer 2/Full Summer 2015 going forward.

Is a hard copy of comments needed for redaction?

No. To redact the comments simply check the box on your comment report in TRACE and it will be sent to the Provost Office for review.

How long do we have to request redactions?

Redaction requests must be submitted within 10 business days after grades are due.

Whom should I contact when I can’t view my TRACE reports?

If your class is not showing in your report, please contact your department administrator. if you cannot access your reports contact the TRACE Administrator at TRACE@Northeastern.edu. If you cannot get onto your Employee hub, please contact the IT help desk.

When will the reports from the current term be available to view?

TRACE survey reports are available to faculty the evening grades are due to the Registrar.

Is it possible to confirm that students have completed the TRACE survey?

You can monitor overall student participation on the faculty landing page when you log into the TRACE website. Individual student participation is not available due to keeping student privacy.

Is there a confirmation of survey completion that students can submit to their instructor?

Yes, students can screenshot a list of their completed surveys by going to the drop-down menu under the Home tab, in the right-hand corner, and selecting My Evaluations. They will also receive an e-mail at the end of the day that will list the evaluations they completed that day.

My courses are not listed for TRACE survey.

TRACE includes courses offered in the day undergraduate or graduate programs with 5 or more students enrolled. Please e-mail your department administrator if you think your class has been omitted in error. Only classes the administrators mark for evaluation will be evaluated. If your class is under 5 students (1,2,3,or 4 students) and not cross-listed, it will not be evaluated due to policy for keeping student privacy.

What are the administration dates for TRACE?

The dates for TRACE administration will be sent to the faculty/instructor attached to the course by e-mail each term.

Do students have access to TRACE survey results before grades are posted?

No. Trace survey results are not released for students to view until after the redaction process has been completed.

Is there any way to view qualitative reports?

All TRACE reports include qualitative responses unless a faculty member is trying to view comments for another faculty member.

Do I have access to a ‘Director Report’ on all the classes in my department?

Deans, department chairs, and other administrators granted access can view TRACE reports for their units through the URL: https://www.applyweb.com/eval/shibboleth/neu/36892. Departments should be able to give access to new staff if needed, please see FAQs for Administrators if this is needed.