Performance Management

Annual Appraisal Cycle image

FSU utilizes TrakStar Professional, a web-based performance management tool for staff employees. The FSU appraisal cycle is April 1 through March 31. The scoring window is March 1 through April 30.

Trakstar allows you to:

  • Manage your performance all year long.
  • Take notes on accomplishments and upload supporting documentation.
  • Create goals and update them as you make progress.
  • Have access to past appraisal documents and create PDFs at anytime.


TrakStar screenTo access TrakStar follow these steps:

  • For Organization: enter FSU in all CAPS for the COMPANY NAME
  • For User Name: For USERNAME enter your FSU Username in all lower case (for example, bjones)
  • For Password: For PASSWORD enter your FSU Password

Click on Log in.
Once you log in to TrakStar, look around. Take the training, look in your employee folder and let us know if your position information is up to date. Contact the Office of Human Resources at x4106 or if you have any questions.

Online support and training is available through Trakstar.  Customized training is available on demand by contacting the Office of Human Resources.

Guidance for Supervisors

Peformance Management Process - Trakstar