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Instructions for Requesting an OMET Midterm Course Survey

*NEW features added this term:

  • Customize your survey dates. If no changes are necessary, the standard midterm survey dates will be applied.
  • You may choose to write your own survey questions or apply the standard OMET question set (faculty choosing the OMET question set will still be able to add custom questions.)
  • Publish your request and receive an automated email the next day inviting you to write your questions or add questions to the standard set.

How to request a Midterm Course Survey

Go to the Teaching Survey Dashboard.

The option to request a midterm survey will appear under tasks. Click on the task and a list of your classes will appear.

Screenshot of OMET survey screen showing a list of classes assigned to you.

Click on the Edit button to display field options.

Screenshot showing the edit option for a Midterm Survey.

Make your request: Choose “Yes” from the drop-down menu under Midterm Course Survey. If no date changes are necessary and you wish to use the standard OMET question set – Save your change and go to Step 6 if you wish to publish your change. Remember – Publishing is optional, but you MUST save your change.


Screenshot showing start end end dates for your survey.

Choose Survey start and end dates: Default survey dates are applied. Customize survey dates by entering the new dates you would like to use (you’ll only be able to choose dates within a specified range). Save your change and go to Step 6 if you wish to publish your change. Remember – Publishing is optional, but you MUST save all your changes.

Choose your Questions: OMET Question Set will appear as the default. You may choose to “Write my own”.

IMPORTANT: If you choose “Write my own”, you must add questions to the survey. No questions will be automatically applied. You’ll receive an email notification when the option to write in your questions is open. You MUST save your changes.


IMPORTANT: It is important to Save any changes you’ve made.

Screenshot showing save button for changes to your survey.


Publishing your changes. This step is not mandatory, but you can publish the change so that you receive an email the next day inviting you to add questions.

To publish your changes – select the courses you’ve made changes to and go to the Edit Courses button above the status bar.

Screenshot with red arrow pointing to "Edit Courses" button described in text.

Choose Publish from the drop-down menu.

Screenshot showing dropdown menu with "Publish Courses" option.

You’ll have a chance to review you changes before you publish.

If you Publish your changes, you’ll receive an automated email the next day inviting you to write or add questions to your survey.

OMET will periodically publish outstanding saved changes, it may take several days before you receive an email inviting you to write or add questions to your survey.

Contact omet@pitt.edu with questions.

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