FAQ for Faculty

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 for review.

How long do we have to request redactions?

Requests for redaction must be submitted within 10 days of the beginning of the following semester.

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

Contact the TRACE Administrator at TRACE@NEU.EDU

The myTRACE link does not appear under Services and Links in myNEU.

The myTrace link only appears for persons who are listed as faculty in HRM database . For administrators or TAs, please use the URL: https://www.applyweb.com/eval/shibboleth/neu/36892.

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

TRACE survey reports are available to faculty one day after 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 myTRACE website. Individual student participation is not available.

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

Yes. Students can print out 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 more than 5 students enrolled. Please e-mail the TRACE Administrator at TRACE@neu.edu immediately if you believe your course has been omitted in error.

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.

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

No. Trace survey results are not released for students to view until the following semester.

Is there any way to view qualitative reports?

All TRACE reports include qualitative responses.

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

My class ends early. Can TRACE be administered earlier than the standard opening date?

Please contact the TRACE administrator at TRACE@neu.edu at the start of the semester for assistance.