PTE Schedule

Perceived Teaching Effectiveness (PTE) Schedule for Stateside Courses

The student course evaluation administered through the Perceived Teaching Effectiveness (PTE) process is coordinated by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development for stateside courses. PTE's are scheduled for every fall and spring semester.

All course evaluations are administered via the online PTE portal. Students will be notified via email from the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development to participate in the PTE process. Students have access to complete their course evaluations from any desktop computer or mobile devices. Faculty will also be notified via email prior to the start of evaluations. The PTE course evaluation reports will be released at the end of the semester after all grades have been submitted.

Summer PTEs for Stateside Courses

PTEs may be administered for stateside summer session courses based on the request of the College Dean. Faculty members teaching stateside summer courses will be notified of the evaluation schedule by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development. 

If you should have any questions, please contact Ms. Ruby Martinez at (310) 243-3766 or via email at

Technical Support 

For technical PTE support, please contact the I.T. Help Desk at (310) 243-2500.

Spring 2019 - Perceived Teaching Effectiveness Schedule 

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Updated: 3/08/2019.

Date & Event

  • January: The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development will notify the departments to submit early-ending course information.
  • February through April: PTE Period Opens for early ending courses and will be processed on a case-by-case basis. Evaluations will be administered, and students may access the PTE survey via My.CSUDH or the link sent to their campus email address.
  • February 18: Student census
  • February 20: The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development will request the Division of Information Technology to load the 15-week course data to the PTE system.
  • March 8: Full-time faculty will be notified via email when the Online PTE Selection Form becomes available by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development.
  • March 28: Last day for the full-time faculty to submit the Online PTE Selection Form.
  • March 29 - April 11: Department Chairs or Unit Heads will have access to review the full-time faculty course selections.
  • April 15: PTE Period Opens for 15-week ending courses; Evaluations will be administered during the next 3 days. Students may access the PTE survey via the link sent to their ToroMail address. After receiving the link, students can access the survey via My.CSUDH.
  • April 22 - May 10: Students receive email reminders for each course that is pending to be evaluated.
  • May 10: Last day of scheduled classes; last day for students to complete the evaluation for 15-week ending courses.
  • May 22: PTE results become available to the faculty, Department Chair or Unit Head, and Academic Administrators. How to access the PTE results:
    • Log-in via the online PTE portal
    • Go to the PTE Reports tab and select PTE Results Report

    Faculty may print the PTE Result Reports only for courses they taught. We recommend that faculty members keep a copy of their reports for their records and, if applicable, for inclusion in the RTP evaluation cycle. When ready to view and print, you will need to disable the pop-up blocker.