Student Experience of Teaching Surveys (SETS)

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The information students provide from Student Experience of Teaching Surveys is extremely important. All feedback matters!

  • Instructors use the information to improve their courses and teaching methods.
  • University committees use the data as part of faculty reviews for promotion, tenure or teaching awards.

Access the Surveys (SETS)

Students and instructors can access the SETS through a confidential system called Blue by eXplorance. Login to access SETS

SETS Spring 2024 Calendar

Table of SETS Dates
DIG opens for dept staff April 24, Wednesday
Last day to assign TAs via Coursedog for
inclusion in SETS
April 26, Friday
Dept staff can edit teacher/TAs April 29, Monday
DIG closes for dept staff May 9, Thursday
Question Personalization opens for instructors May 15, Wednesday
Question Personalization closes for instructors May 24, Friday
Surveys open for students May 27, Monday
Surveys close for students June 9, Sunday
Last day of instruction June 13, Thursday
Grades due date June 18, Tuesday
Reports Available for instructors & depts June 21, Friday

Winter 2024 SETS Reports

Winter 2024 Per Respondent Reports are not published due to a technical issue.

It is unknown when the technical issue will be resolved. The vendor for the SETS system is actively working on the problem.

About SETS

WATCH "Let's Talk about SETS!" VIDEO

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For information on what SETS means for you, see one of the following selections below:


You will receive notification from Blue each term notifying you that your surveys are available to complete. You will also see a pop-up window in Canvas directing you to your surveys in Blue.
For more information on how to fill out the SETS, see SETS for students

Grad Students

If you taught and attended classes you will receive invitations to fillout surveys and to track the response rates also known as subject management. Special Note: If you need reports from our retired system please send a request to the academic department that sponsored the course.


We are working on enhancing the user experience in Blue. Additional information will be posted here as we make these enhancements and roll out new features. If you have questions about SETS in Blue you can contact your department or send a request to

Department or College Staff

In order to get started, you will need to be authorized to access your department's courses in Blue. Please send a request to and copy your manger to be granted access to Blue. Once you have a Blue account, you should also confirm that you are a member of the SETS site in Canvas. This site contains all of the important messages that are sent to the campus staff who work on SETS. Normally, both accounts are created with the initial request for access. Please note that the unique UserID in Blue is the same as the unique UserID in AIS. So, you must have an AIS account in order to get access to Blue.