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Course Evaluation Results

For questions about any course evaluation results, please visit the Course Evaluation FAQ page or email the Office of Faculty Evaluation:

Report Format & Rating Scale

On December 4, 2020, the Academic and Student Affairs Council approved a recommendation from the shared governance Faculty Development and Evaluation Committee to change ACC’s course evaluation 1) report format and 2) rating scale. These changes were prompted by software upgrades to meet requirements for fully online course evaluations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

1) Report Format: On your course evaluation report, you will find the “Global Index,” or the overall average from your course evaluation (see the orange highlight in the screenshot below). ACC course evaluations are based on a 6 point scale and the average in this example is a 5.3 out of 6. You can see a sample report here.

2) Rating Scale: The approved rating scale aligns with the following numerical scores:

Excellent Very Good Fair Needs Improvement Unacceptable
5.5 – 6.0 > = 5 > = 4 > = 3 < 3

Course Evaluation Rating Scale

    • 5.5 – 6.0 “Excellent”
    • > = 5 = “Very good”
    • > = 4 = “Fair”
    • > = 3 = “Needs Improvement”
    • < 3 = “Unacceptable”


Visit the Course Evaluation FAQ section on course evaluation reports. If you need more detail or have any questions about course evaluation ratings, please email

We want to hear from you!

Let us know your feedback on the course evaluation process by submitting this survey. Please feel free to contact us for any questions or concerns at