At Kansas State University student evaluations of courses are important. By gathering evidence of teaching effectiveness, departments and deans are able to make informed and objective decisions about retention, promotion, tenure and pay increases. The most important benefit of student evaluations is the feedback the evaluations provide directly to instructors, so they can refine their courses and teaching practices to provide students with better learning experiences. Student evaluations play a positive role in improving the climate of teaching and learning at Kansas State University. All evaluation reports are confidential and considered the property of the faculty member. Faculty Handbook policies
regarding student ratings of classroom instruction.
The evaluation system used at Kansas State University is the TEVAL System. Effective Spring 2020, the TEVAL System only supports an online version. On-campus courses are evaluated using the TEVAL online version.
Dates for creating and offering TEVALs change each semester. For the Fall 2021 semester, the TEVAL dates are:
- Create Dates – August 25, 2021-December 17, 2021
- Offer dates – August 27, 2021-December 20, 2021
- Reports made available – December 22, 2021
To learn more about TEVAL system, click the link below:
Teachers, click here for instructions on completing TEVALs.
Students, click here for instructions on completing TEVALs.
For more information on student evaluations, Ag Economics faculty members won an award for their research on evaluating teaching effectiveness.