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Course Evaluation & Survey Resources for Faculty and Administrators 

Beginning in Fall 2020, CMU began using the Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys (CES) system for End of Course Survey (ECS) management. In Fall 2023, by Academic Senate vote, the End of Course Survey (ECS) instrument replaced the Student Opinion Survey (SOS). (CMU login required)


End of Course Survey ReportsFaculty can access their course evaluation reports through their personalized CES dashboard or their Blackboard home page within the Tools menu. (CMU login required)

Student Opinion Survey Prior to Fall 2020 (Main Campus) - Reports from the main campus Student Opinion Survey (Summer 2003 – Summer 2020) are available to faculty and administrators. Use the search function (ctrl+f) within the pdf documents to quickly find a name, global ID, or course number. (CMU login required)

For assistance with reports or information regarding previous instruments, email


The following guides and materials for navigating and using CMU’s course evaluation system are available to faculty and administrators through the CMU Course Evaluation & Survey Resources SharePoint (CMU login required)

  • CMU Course Evaluation Guide 
  • Administrator & Faculty-specific CES Quick Guides 
  • CES system how-to Videos  
  • Timing & Communication Graphic 

For assistance with CMU’s course evaluations or to arrange a one-on-one system walkthrough, please contact

For additional information, please refer to the CMU End of Course Survey article in the CMU Knowledge Base (CMICH Login Required).