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 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 or via the IT Help Desk User Services portal.

Spring 2020 - Perceived Teaching Effectiveness Schedule for Stateside Courses

[ Download PTE Schedule PDF version here]

Date & Event

January: The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development will notify the departments to submit early ending course information.

February-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 MyCSUDH or the link sent to their DH campus email address.

February 14: Student Census.

February 17: 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.

February 24: The 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 20: Last day for the full-time faculty to submit the Online PTE Selection Form.

March 28: Department Chair's or Unit Head's will have access to review the full-time faculty course selections in the PTE system and acknowledge they have consulted with them on their course selections pursuant to Article 15.15 of the CSU/CFA collective bargaining agreement.

April 13: 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 ther DH email address and after receiving the link, student can access the survey via MyCSUDH.

April 20-May 8: Students receive email reminders for each course that is pending to be evaluated.

May 8: This is the last day of scheduled classes and the last day for students to complete the evaluation for 15-week ending courses.

May 21: The 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 their PTE Result Reports for courses they taught only. We recommend faculty 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.