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Individual Reviews

You must be logged into the application and have a role as a reviewer.

You must also have created a myUSGS account!

  • Click on the “Start Individual Reviews” button to move your RFP to the review stage

Finding Items I need to Review

  • Click on “Review Submission List”

  • You can now see the items you need to review. You can select one item to review

  • You can also filter your list of items by selecting an RFP (current) from the “RFP” drop down list

Reviewing an Item

Once you have found the proposal you want to review (see above) you will be on the screen shown below 

  • To start your review click on “edit”


Pro-Tip: To see the materials associated with the proposal click on either the “Proposal” link in the menu bar or on the name of the proposal. Be sure you open this information in a new tab.

  • You will now see all of the criteria and you can rate the proposal as noted on each criterion - example is below. 

  • Click “update” to save your review.

  • You can return to the proposal and make changes as long as the individual review period remains open by clicking on “Edit”

Conflict of Interest

If at anytime during the review process you feel as though you cannot review an item due to a conflict of interest, simple mark the “Invalid/CDI” checkbox and “Update” the item. You do not need to delete any elements that are already filled in as the system will disregard them for you.

Checking to Make Sure You Have Completed Your Reviews

  • Once you have finished your reviews you can take a look at them on the “Review Submission List” page by clicking "Review Submission List"


  • Filter to the RFP you are currently reviewing by selecting the name of the RFP and clicking on Search

  • You can see the scores you have given items and what items still need reviews

Creating Your myUSGS Account

To get started you will need to create a myUSGS account.

  • Click on “Sign Up”

  • Fill in your university email address (not a personal address) and click the “I am not a robot” check box 
  • Then click "Submit"

  • You will then need to check your inbox for an email from myUSGS and follow the steps (below) including providing a sponsor for the account

  • Check with the NCGMP team for the email address to use

Your sponsor will then get an email and need to verify your account. After which you will get an email asking you to finalize your account, create a password etc.

Forgot your password?

  • Fill in your email address that you created with your myUSGS account with to get a new password

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