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Faculty Reviewer Tips

Quick tips for Faculty Reviewers:

  1. Login to GradApp and locate files

  2. Use Filters, Bookmarks, and Sorting options

  3. Use Featured Supplemental Questions

  4. Review process

Use the Reviewer Reference Guide in GradApp to find more detailed information and examples on best use of the application Review module. 

1.  How to Login to GradApp:

a.  Go to

b.  Open Admissions Console and choose Review Applications

c.  Choose appropriate Plan/Degree to view applicants

2.  Filters, Bookmarks, and Sorting options:

a.  The current review term is the default setting.  (To review a different term or criteria choose from the “Create a Filter” dropdown, then choose Apply Filter.)

b.  Use the Bookmark iconon the top right of the page after you apply a filter to refer to the page later.  Name the page, then find it in your Bookmarks section.

c.  Sort applications by clicking on the column heading.  This will alphabetize/order all applicants based on that columns criteria.  Any plan, and those with 500 or more applications, may manage and sort data using the CSV download option.

3.  Supplemental Questions:

a.  Departments may use Featured Supplemental Questions to add custom data to the Review Applications list.  Applicant responses to Featured Questions will be displayed in table columns of the program's main application review list.  To configure a program's Featured Questions, the program coordinator (or other personnel provisioned with Application Configuration permissions), may simply edit the desired Supplemental Questions (or add new ones) and check the Use as Featured Question? configuration option.  Upload, Short Text, and Dropdown/Checkbox question types may be used as Featured Questions.  More information can be found in the Supplemental Questions section of the App Configuration Guide.

4.  Review Process:

a.  Click on an applicant name to begin your review.  All uploaded transcripts, custom departmental questions, and letters of recommendation if required, will be available here.

b.  After your review, answer any departmental review questions found in the Admissions Review Committee section at the bottom of the page.  Choose “Add or Edit your feedback” to open the questions.  If the “Add or Edit your feedback” link is not seen, then no departmental review questions exist.

c.  A green check mark will appear by the applicant's name when your review is completed.



Last updated 12 Sep 2016