Schedule and Details

The Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness administers various surveys either annually or according to a set schedule. Below is the schedule for all institutional surveys and assessments coordinated by our office or our campus partners which details when the survey occurs, who administers the survey, which population on campus being surveyed, and the purpose of the survey. 

  • Schedule of Recurring Institutional Research and Assessment Surveys
    Survey or Assessments: Schedule: Reporting Unit: Population Measured: Purpose/Use of Data:
    National  Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

    Every Three Years: 
    (Winter 2017, Winter 2020, Winter 2023)

    Institutional Research First-Year Students & Seniors Strategies that address campus environment, advising, diversity, and student-faculty interaction 
    Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE)

    Every Three Years: 
    (Winter 2017, Winter 2020, Winter 2023)

    Institutional Research Faculty Strategies that address campus environment, advising, diversity, and student-faculty interaction
    Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP)

    Every Three Years: 
    (Fall 2020,
    Fall 2023,
    Fall 2026)

    Institutional Research Incoming First-Time-in-Any-College (FTIAC) Students Collects data from incoming students before they experience college 
    Student Satisfaction Inventory Every Three Years:
    (Spring 2018, Spring 2021, Spring 2024)
    Institutional Research Continuing Students Strategies that address student centeredness, campus climate, advising, instructional effectiveness, service to students, safety
    Transfer Student Survey Annually  Institutional Research New Transfer Students Strategies that address transfer student population
    Graduating Student Survey Annually Career Services Graduating Seniors  Strategies that address career outcomes and post-graduation employment
    Dearborn Discovery Core, General Education Assessment 5 year cycle:
    (2015-2018 data collection, 2018-2019 evaluation and recommendations, 2019-2020 implementing revisions, closing the loop)
    DDC Designated Courses Students under DDC requirements Strategies that address general education curriculum and learning outcomes 
    Academic Program Assessment Continuously (reports submitted biennially)  All degree granting programs All students  Strategies that address continuous course, program, and curriculum improvement
    Co-Curricular Assessment Annually Co-Curricular Units Students participating in co-curriculars Strategies that address continuous program, unit, and learning outcomes improvement
     

Descriptions and Data

The following listing of surveys administered by the Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness provides descriptions and data related to each. 

Using Qualtrics for Surveys

Faculty, staff, and students have access to Qualtrics survey software by using your UNIQname and password. To get started, visit Wolverine Access. 

If you need software support, the Qualtrics Team can be reached by calling the Ann Arbor HelpDesk at (734) 764-HELP (734-764-4357).  

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