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Assessing the Classroom Environment (ACE) is an online evaluation system that collects student opinions about a course/instructor and provide a standard set of summary results. Instructors may or may not be required to use ACE and should check with their department to determine their options.

Key Features

  • Allows for greater access to course evaluations for students and faculty
  • Flexible configuration and easy distribution
  • Instructors can select a set of items from a question bank of approximately 200 evaluative statements
  • Instructor generated items can require either a scaled response or open-ended comments
  • Quick access to results and reporting features

Any questions you might have about the use of ACE should be directed to 319-384-4357 or its-helpdesk@uiowa.edu.

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Services scheduled for maintenance over the next 7 days. Please refer to the calendar view of alerts for a complete schedule.

There is currently no planned maintenance.

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Alert History

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 4:45pm
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:00pm

Update:  ACE Online Course Evaluations are now working properly again.  Please contact the ITS Help Desk if you have any problems using this service.

Original Notice:  ACE Online Course Evaluations are currently offline. Students, instructors, and admins are affected by this outage.

At this time, there is no ETA for resolution.

Last updated: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:12pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 8:00am
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 1:00pm

UPDATE: The ACE Online service has been restored.

The ACE Online program that is accessible through ICON is down. The vendor is working on a resolution and we'll update this notice as more information becomes available. 

Last updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 1:02pm

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