Past Surveys


Utah WERKS Phone Survey: March 21 - April 4, 2014

The Utah WERKS Phone survey is connected to the evaluation of a federal TAACCCT Round I grant. The study reports to the Department of Labor statistics and findings on UVU students in specific associate degree programs.

Weber Concurrent Enrollment Four Year Survey: March 17 - 24, 2014

Weber Concurrent Enrollment: As part of Weber’s ongoing accreditation process, UVU has worked with Weber to collect and provide data regarding the educational activities of concurrent enrollment students. This has included surveys of both recent concurrent enrollment students, and some of those four years later.

Community Focus Group Recruiting: February 20 - 24, 2014

Working in conjunction with the UVU Marketing and Athletic departments, IRI conducted a series of focus groups to evaluate various institutional markings. Focus groups consisted of community members and current students. Recruiting was done through email and over the phone.

First Year Continuing Student Survey: February 18 - March 4, 2014

The First Year Continuing Student Survey is administered to students in Spring semester that were enrolled in Fall semester and are first year students. The survey measures student’s awareness of and satisfaction with various UVU programs that are designed to increase student’s engagement with their education and the University.

Non-Returning Student Survey (Fall to Spring): January 17 - February 12, 2014

The Non-Returning Student Survey collects information that UVU uses to understand student retention. Combined with similar questions on surveys of continuing and graduating students, the NRSS allows UVU to identify experiences and challenges that lead students to withdraw from the University without completing their degrees. The Fall to Spring survey is conducted every other spring and conducts telephone interviews with students from the previous fall who are not currently registered for classes.

Concurrent Enrollment Registration Phone Survey: January 23 - 24, 2014

Concurrent Enrollment students who had completed the UVU admission process but had not signed up for a concurrent enrollment class were contacted to see if they needed any assistance registering for their class.

Follow-Up Graduating Student Survey: January 13 - 16, 2014

This survey was administered to students who graduated either in August 2013 or December 2013 but were unable to complete the previous phone survey.

Concurrent Enrollment Survey: December 16, 2013 - January 13, 2014

The Concurrent Enrollment Survey is conducted annually and directed to students who have recently graduated from high school and participated in UVU’s concurrent enrollment program. The survey includes questions to measure the student's experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts.

Enrollment Management Calls for Spring 2014: November 21 - December 4, 2013

Students who had been admitted for UVU's spring semester 2014, but had not yet enrolled for classes were contacted. The students were asked if they were still planning to attend UVU and if they needed assistance with the registration process.

Graduating Student Phone Survey for Fall 2013: December 4 - 17, 2013

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during the semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps UVU understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is also used to gather information used for marketing the University to the public. Individually identifiable data may be released to organizations within the university or the state and federal governments, but only summaries are released publically. The survey is conducted each semester, with an online survey after the graduation application deadline and a telephone follow-up interview at the end of the semester.

Non-Returning Student Survey (Fall to Fall): October 23 - November 16, 2013

The Non-Returning Student Survey collects information that UVU uses to understand student retention. Combined with similar questions on surveys of continuing and graduating students, the NRSS allows UVU to identify experiences and challenges that lead students to withdraw from the University without completing their degrees. The Fall to Fall survey is conducted every fall and contacts students from the previous fall who are not currently registered for classes.

Concurrent Enrollment Registration Phone Survey: September 9 - 14, 2013

Concurrent Enrollment students who had completed the UVU admission process but had not signed up for a concurrent enrollment class were contacted to see if they needed any assistance registering for their class.

UVU Associate Degree Phone Survey: September 5 - 18, 2013

Current UVU students were called to see if they would like to apply for an associate's degree for which they had qualified.

UVU Alumni Phone Survey: August 27 - November 19, 2013

This is a survey of UVU graduates who received their degrees one and five years ago. The primary objective is to collect data on educational outcomes, employment, and education since graduation for UVU graduates. Graduates may complete the survey either by phone or online.

Graduating Student Web Survey for Summer 2013: August 21 - September 30, 2013

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during the semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps UVU understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is also used to gather information used for marketing the University to the public. Individually identifiable data may be released to organizations within the university or the state and federal governments, but only summaries are released publically. The survey is conducted each semester, with an online survey after the graduation application deadline and a telephone follow-up interview at the end of the semester.

Graduating Student Phone Survey for Summer 2013: July 29 - August 8, 2013

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during the semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps UVU understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is also used to gather information used for marketing the University to the public. Individually identifiable data may be released to organizations within the university or the state and federal governments, but only summaries are released publically. The survey is conducted each semester, with an online survey after the graduation application deadline and a telephone follow-up interview at the end of the semester.

General Employer Phone Survey: July 8 - August 8, 2013

The Employer Survey is designed to evaluate job preparation of UVU graduates, employers’ perceptions of UVU’s educational quality, and Utah labor market needs. This survey targets Utah employers, including employers with at least 50 employees and all those that alumni have reported working for in recent alumni surveys. This survey addresses perceptions of UVU’s overall quality, educational needs in the work force, and on-campus recruiting practices.

UVU Graduate Employer Web Survey: June 17 - July 30, 2013

The Employer Survey is designed to evaluate job preparation of UVU graduates, employers’ perceptions of UVU’s educational quality, and Utah labor market needs. This survey goes to UVU alumni’s current or recent supervisors as identified in the Graduated Alumni Surveys. This survey addresses primarily the knowledge, skills, and work habits of graduates. This survey addresses perceptions of UVU’s overall quality, educational needs in the work force, and on-campus recruiting practices.

Enrollment Management Calls: June 1 - August 5, 2013

Students who had been admitted for UVU's fall semester 2013, but had not yet enrolled for classes were contacted. The students were asked if they were still planning to attend UVU and if they needed assistance with the registration process.

Concurrent Enrollment Instructor web survey: May 28 - June 30, 2013

Survey of high school/career center instructors conducted in conjuction with the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) to understand the impact of UVU's Concurrent Enrollment program on the students, teachers, and schools. The NACEP will aggregate data and create a more comprehensive body of information about concurrent enrollment programs in the U.S.

Concurrent Enrollment Counselor web survey: May 28 - June 30, 2013

Survey of high school/career center guidance counselors conducted in conjuction with the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) to understand the impact of UVU's Concurrent Enrollment program on the students, teachers, and schools. The NACEP will aggregate data and create a more comprehensive body of information about concurrent enrollment programs in the U.S.

Concurrent Enrollment Principal web survey: May 28 - June 30, 2013

Survey of high school/career center principals/directors conducted in conjuction with the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) to understand the impact of UVU's Concurrent Enrollment program on the students, teachers, and schools. The NACEP will aggregate data and create a more comprehensive body of information about concurrent enrollment programs in the U.S.

Employer Survey: May 16 - 24, 2013

The Employer Survey is designed to evaluate job preparation of UVU graduates, employers’ perceptions of UVU’s educational quality, and Utah labor market needs. The survey includes two components. The first is a survey of UVU alumni’s current or recent supervisors as identified in the Graduated Alumni Surveys. This survey addresses primarily the knowledge, skills, and work habits of graduates. The second component is a survey of Utah employers, including both all employers with at least 50 employees and all those that alumni have reported working for in recent alumni surveys. This survey addresses perceptions of UVU’s overall quality, educational needs in the work force, and on-campus recruiting practices.

Women and Assault Web Survey: May 15 - June 30, 2013

Study conducted by Matthew Duffin of the Legal Studies/Criminal Justice Department to assess sexual assault and its psychological impact on women who attend UVU.

Summer University Web Survey: May 15 - 20, 2013

This survey evaluates the Summer University program. It is an internal assesment that takes place on a yearly basis and assesses employees' satisfaction with the personal and professional development offered by the University.

Faculty/Staff Omnibus Survey: April 23 - May 7, 2013

UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring, to both students and employees. These home-grown surveys provide immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Spring Semester Follow-Up Calls: April 16 - 17, 2013

Students were called who had been admitted for spring semester 2013 but had not attended.

Follow-Up Graduating Student Survey: April 10 - 12, 2013

This survey was administered to students who graduated either in August 2012 or December 2012 but were unable to complete the previous phone survey.

English 0890 and 0990 Evaluation Web Survey: April 9 - 29, 2013

Web survey for students completing ENGH 0890 and ENGH 0990, asking about their experiences in the class and how much they feel they have improved. The survey also asks students about their plans for future English classes.

Enrollment Management Calls: April 8 - 17, 2013

Students who have been admitted for summer semester but have not yet registered for classes are called to see if they need assistance.

EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) Technology Study: March 21 - April 15, 2013

The 2013 ECAR student study explores technology ownership, use patterns, and perceptions of technology among undergraduate students. This will be the tenth installment of the annual student technology study, and past work is publicly available through the EDUCAUSE website: www.educause.edu/student-study. Each year the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) works with individual higher education institutions to collect data from their students about technology experiences. ECAR uses these data to create an annual report about student technology trends.

First Year Continuing Student Survey: March 18 - 21, 2013

The First Year Continuing Student Survey is administered to students in Spring semester that were enrolled in Fall semester and are first year students. The survey measures student’s awareness of and satisfaction with various UVU programs that are designed to increase student’s engagement with their education and the University.

Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP): February 20 - March 9, 2013

UVU administers the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) to students who will be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree during the Spring term and have transferred in 30 or fewer credits. This assessment has no bearing on the student’s academic standing. The results are used in UVU’s reporting for the Voluntary System of Accountability, and are used to evaluate UVU’s educational mission.

Concurrent Enrollment Registration Survey: January 24, 2013

Concurrent Enrollment students who had completed the UVU admission process but had not signed up for a concurrent enrollment class were contacted to see if they needed any assistance registering for their class.

Non-Returning Student Survey (Fall to Spring): January 22 - February 5, 2013

The Non-Returning Student Survey collects information that UVU uses to understand student retention. Combined with similar questions on surveys of continuing and graduating students, the NRSS allows UVU to identify experiences and challenges that lead students to withdraw from the University without completing their degrees. The Fall-to-Spring survey is conducted every other spring and conducts telephone interviews with students from the previous fall who are not currently registered for classes.

Weber Concurrent Enrollment Survey: January 9 - 18, 2013

Weber Concurrent Enrollment: As part of Weber’s ongoing accreditation process, UVU has worked with Weber to collect and provide data regarding the educational activities of concurrent enrollment students. This has included surveys of both recent concurrent enrollment students, and some of those four years later.

Concurrent Enrollment Survey: December 17, 2012 - January 18, 2013

The Concurrent Enrollment Survey is conducted annually and directed to students who have recently graduated from high school and participated in UVU’s concurrent enrollment program. The survey includes questions to measure the student's experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts.

Student Omnibus Survey: November 27 - December 19, 2012

UVU conducts an omnibus survey in Fall and Spring, to both students and employees. These home-grown surveys provide immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Graduating Student Survey: November 26 - December 7, 2012

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during the semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps UVU understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is also used to gather information used for marketing the University to the public. Individually identifiable data may be released to organizations within the university or the state and federal governments, but only summaries are released publically. The survey is conducted each semester, with an online survey after the graduation application deadline and a telephone follow-up interview at the end of the semester.

Enrollment Management Calls: November 19 - December 14, 2012

Students who had been admitted for UVU's spring semester 2013, but had not yet enrolled for classes were contacted. The students were asked if they were still planning to attend UVU and if they needed assistance with the registration process.

Graduated Alumni Web Survey: November 12 - December 15, 2012

The Graduated Alumni Survey gathers data on educational outcomes, employment, and education since graduation for UVU graduates. All graduating students, regardless of degree level, are contacted in the summer at least one year following graduation; the 2012 survey studies graduates from the 2010-2011 graduating class. Data from the survey is used campus-wide in assessment and accreditation processes. The survey is also used to gather information used for marketing the University to the public. Individually identifiable data may be released to organizations within the university or the state and federal governments, but only summaries are released publically. Graduates may complete the survey either by phone or online.

Cost of Attendance Survey: November 5 - 17, 2012

The Cost of Attendance Survey is designed to determine costs associated with attending Utah Valley University other than tuition and fees. The survey is administered by phone to first time college students attending UVU in the fall and will determine average costs for housing, utilities, food purchases, and miscellaneous expenses. Students, parents and college administrators will be able to use this information to plan and budget for costs associated with obtaining a degree from UVU.

Transition to Parenthood Web Survey: October 26, 2012 - January 3, 2013

Survey conducted by UVU Professor Ron Hammond for current and past UVU students to assess their experiences in transitioning to parenthood and how becoming a parent impacted the other areas of their lives. For those who are not parents, the survey looked at their transition to marriage.

Non-Returning Student Survey (Fall to Fall): October 16 - 31, 2012

The Non-Returning Student Survey collects information that UVU uses to understand student retention. Combined with similar questions on surveys of continuing and graduating students, the NRSS allows UVU to identify experiences and challenges that lead students to withdraw from the University without completing their degrees. The Fall-to-Fall survey is conducted every fall and conducts telephone interviews with first-time students from the previous fall who are not currently registered for classes. The Fall-to-Spring survey is conducted periodically during the spring, interviewing all students from the previous term who are not registered. A Fall-to-Spring survey will be conducted during February 2012.

Concurrent Enrollment Registration Survey: September 9 - 14, 2012

Concurrent Enrollment students who had completed the UVU admission process but had not signed up for a concurrent enrollment class were contacted to see if they needed any assistance registering for their class.

2012 Graduated Alumni Survey: August 20 - October 9, 2012

The Graduated Alumni Survey gathers data on educational outcomes, employment, and education since graduation for UVU graduates. All graduating students, regardless of degree level, are contacted in the summer at least one year following graduation; the 2012 survey studies graduates from the 2010-2011 graduating class. Data from the survey is used campus-wide in assessment and accreditation processes. The survey is also used to gather information used for marketing the University to the public. Individually identifiable data may be released to organizations within the university or the state and federal governments, but only summaries are released publically. Graduates may complete the survey either by phone or online.

Summer Graduating Student Phone Survey: July 17 - 31, 2012

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps us understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is conducted online through email contact.

UVU Honors Program Web Survey: July 6 - 21, 2012

The Honors Program focuses on helping students have an enhanced experience while attending UVU. This survey provided feedback on a few items to help the Honors program continue to improve.

Provo Campus Interest Web Survey: June 26 - July 11, 2012

The Provo Campus Interest Survey studies interest from students living in central Provo or taking classes at the UVU Provo Airport site in potential UVU sites in downtown Provo. Data from the survey will be provided to various academic organizations on campus to aid in site selection, planning, and programming in the event such a location is needed and practical.

Enrollment Management Calls: May 23 - August 16, 2012

Students who had been admitted for UVU's Fall 2012 semester but who had not yet enrolled for classes were contacted. The students were asked if they were still planning to attend UVU and if they needed assistance with the registration process.

Summer University Web Survey: May 17 - 29, 2012

This survey evaluates the Summer University program. It is an internal assesment that takes place on a yearly basis and assesses employees' satisfaction with the personal and professional development offered by the University.

Concurrent Enrollment Four-Year Survey: May 9 - 22, 2012

The Concurrent Enrollment Survey is conducted annually and directed to students who have recently graduated from high school and participated in UVU’s concurrent enrollment program. The survey includes questions to measure the student's experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts.

Facebook Users Web Survey: April 19 - May 15, 2012

A survey conducted by UVU Professor Ron Hammond to research factors associated with Facebook usage and its impact on people's lives, including perceived well-being.

Spring Graduating Student Phone Survey: April 1 - 11, 2012

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps us understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is conducted online through email contact.

Student Omnibus Web Survey: March 28 - April 16, 2012

UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring semesters, to students of UVU. This institutionally developed survey provides immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Great Colleges to Work For 2012 Faculty/Staff Survey: March 18 - April 19, 2012

UVU is participating in The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2012 Great Colleges to Work For Program that is being administered by ModernThink. Now in its fifth year, this initiative is designed to recognize colleges across the country that have demonstrated excellence, and to collect important benchmark data. The survey is confidential and anonymous. The Chronicle will be publishing a special issue this summer detailing the program findings and recognizing those institutions that are leading the way in their commitment to creating great workplaces. The results of this survey play an important role in the assessment process. Your honest feedback is critical to the program. The survey is quick (takes about 20 minutes), confidential and easy! Please take a few minutes and share your opinions. Deadline to complete the survey: Thursday, April 19th, 2012.

Thank you for your participation. Should you have any questions, please call ModernThink's toll-free Service Desk at 888.684.4658 or email chronicle@modernthink.com.

First Year Continuing Student Survey: March 6 - 27, 2012

The First Year Continuing Student Survey is administered to students in Spring semester that were enrolled in Fall semester and are first year students. The survey measures student’s awareness of and satisfaction with various UVU programs that are designed to increase student’s engagement with their education and the University.

Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP): February 27 - March 10, 2012

UVU will be administering the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) to students who will be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree during the Spring term and have transferred in 30 or fewer credits. This assessment has no bearing on the student’s academic standing. The results are used in UVU’s reporting for the Voluntary System of Accountability, and are used to evaluate UVU’s educational mission.

UVU Advisors Web Survey: February 16 - March 29, 2012

A survey developed by the UVU Advisement Council (AC) Assessment Task Force in an effort to improve the working conditions of the UVU advisors.

Non-Returning Student Fall to Spring Survey: February 1 - 29, 2012

The Non-Returning Student Survey collects information that UVU uses to understand student retention. Combined with similar questions on surveys of continuing and graduating students, the NRSS allows UVU to identify experiences and challenges that lead students to withdraw from the University without completing their degrees. The Fall-to-Fall survey is conducted every fall and conducts telephone interviews with first-time students from the previous fall who are not currently registered for classes. The Fall-to-Spring survey is conducted periodically during the spring, interviewing all students from the previous term who are not registered. A Fall-to-Spring survey will be conducted during February 2012.

Summer Pell Survey: January 25 - 27, 2012

UVU will be administering a survey to students who attended UVU during the Summer 2011 term and received a Pell Grant. This survey is being administered to determine the effects that changes in the Pell Grant program will have on further enrollment in summer term.

Non-Returning Student Fall to Fall Survey: January 4 - 17, 2012

The Non-Returning Student Survey collects information that UVU uses to understand student retention. Combined with similar questions on surveys of continuing and graduating students, the NRSS allows UVU to identify experiences and challenges that lead students to withdraw from the University without completing their degrees. The Fall-to-Fall survey is conducted every fall and conducts telephone interviews with first-time students from the previous fall who are not currently registered for classes. The Fall-to-Spring survey is conducted periodically during the spring, interviewing all students from the previous term who are not registered. A Fall-to-Spring survey will be conducted during February 2012.

Engagement and Marriage Web Survey: December 8, 2011 - January 5, 2012

A suvey conducted by UVU Professor Ron Hammond to assess current and past UVU students experiences in dating, finding a mate, becoming engaged, and getting married. The results of the survey will provide information that can be used to teach workshops on dating, courtship and marriage to other students.

Learning Communities Web Survey: December 7 - 18, 2011

UVU just finished its first semester of student participation in Learning Communities. The survey provided an evaluation of what worked and what benefits the students saw or didn't see.

Concurrent Enrollment Survey: December 5 - 30, 2011

The Concurrent Enrollment Survey is conducted annually and directed to students who have recently graduated from high school and participated in UVU’s concurrent enrollment program. The survey includes questions to measure the student's experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts.

Graduating Student Phone Survey: November 14 - 30, 2011

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps us understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is conducted online through email contact.

Survey of Student Opinions: October 31 - November 4, 2011

The Survey of Student Opinions explores enrolled students' satisfaction with programs, services, and other aspects of their college experience to help UVU obtain reliable information that can be used to evaluate and enhance its programs. It is administered in the classroom during the second week of November and will take up to 45 minutes.

Student Omnibus Web Survey: October 24 - November 14, 2011

UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring semesters, to students of UVU. This institutionally developed survey provides immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Admitted Not Enrolled Survey: October 24 - November 7, 2011

UVU students who had been admitted for fall semester 2011 but had not enrolled for classes were contacted. The student was asked if they had attempted to register at UVU and if they had encountered any problems, if they were currently attending another institution, and if they were planning to attend UVU sometime in the future.

2011 Graduated Alumni Survey: September 14 - October 14, 2011

The Graduated Alumni Survey gathers data on educational outcomes, employment, and education since graduation for UVU graduates. All graduating students, regardless of degree level, are contacted in the summer at least one year following graduation; the 2011 survey studies graduates from the 2009-2010 graduating class. Data from the survey is used campus-wide in assessment and accreditation processes. The survey is also used to gather information used for marketing the University to the public. Individually identifiable data may be released to organizations within the university or the state and federal governments, but only summaries are released publically. Graduates may complete the survey either by phone or online.

Omnibus Survey: March 7 - April 8, 2011

UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring semesters, to students of UVU. This institutionally developed survey provides immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

2011 Graduating Student Survey: February 17 - May 1, 2011

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps us understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is conducted online through email contact.

Cost of Attendance Survey: February 16 - March 3, 2011

The Cost of Attendance Survey is designed to determine costs associated with attending Utah Valley University other than tuition and fees. The survey is administered by phone to first time college students attending UVU in the fall and will determine average costs for housing, utilities, food purchases, and miscellaneous expenses. Students, parents and college administrators will be able to use this information to plan and budget for costs associated with obtaining a degree from UVU.

National College Health Assessment: February 14 - March 14, 2011

A survey hosted by the American College Health Association and in conjunction with UVU Student Health Services to collect data on health factors that impact academic performance, retention and campus life. The assessment covers demographics, safety and violence, depression and suicide, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, sexual behavior, body weight and nutrition, physical activity, access to health information and health status.

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): February 7 - May 1, 2011

Student engagement is an integral part of UVUs mission, particularly in terms of engaged learning and community engagement. Engaged learning is learning by doing. It's hands-on education. It's relevant education. It's graduating with a diploma and a resume. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is the instrument we use to measure the level of student engagement at UVU. The NSSE obtains information from hundreds of institutions nationwide about student participation in programs and activities. The results provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. Survey items on The NSSE represent empirically confirmed "good practices" in undergraduate education. That is, they reflect behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college. Results from the NSSE are used to identify aspects of the undergraduate experience inside and outside the classroom that can be improved through changes in policies and practices more consistent with good practices in undergraduate education. If you have been selected to take the survey, you can access it by going to https://www.nssesurvey.org. On the home page, you will be asked to provide your Survey ID and Password. If you do not know your Survey ID or Password, click on the link that says "Don't know your login ID and/or password?" They will ask you for your email address. You should enter your UVLink address (e.g., UVID@uvlink.uvu.edu). They will then send you your Survey ID and Password through your email account.

2011 UVU Dating and Relationship Student Survey: February 7 - 28, 2011

A survey conducted by UVU Professor Ron Hammond and a few UVU students to gather information about dating experiences among UVU's current students. Safety issues, quality of dating issues, and advice seeking issues will be assessed. The survey and the sample is managed by UVU Institutional Research and Information Office.

UVU's New Student Life Building: February 7 - 14, 2011

A survey hosted by the architect of the Student Life building getting input from current UVU faculty, staff, and students regarding services, programs and equipment that will be included in the new building.

Concurrent Enrollment Survey: December 20, 2010 - January 21, 2011

Telephone survey of high school graduates who participated in concurrent enrollment through UVU. The survey includes questions to measure the student's experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts. The survey is being conducted by UVU Concurrent Enrollment.

Omnibus Survey: November 1 - 15, 2010

UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring semesters, to students of UVU. This institutionally developed survey provides immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Survey of Student Opinions: November 1 - 6, 2010

The Survey of Student Opinions explores enrolled students' satisfaction with programs, services, and other aspects of their college experience to help UVU obtain reliable information that can be used to evaluate and enhance its programs. It is administered in the classroom during the second week of November and will take 45 minutes.

2010 Graduated Alumni Survey: August 30 - September 30, 2010

The Graduated Alumni Survey gathers data on educational outcomes, employment, and education since graduation for UVU graduates. All graduating students, regardless of degree level, are contacted in the summer at least one year following graduation; the 2010 survey studies graduates from the 2008-2009 graduating class. Data from the survey is used campus-wide in assessment and accreditation processes. Graduates may complete the survey either by phone or online.

Childcare Survey: July 26 - September 14, 2010

The Child Care Survey is designed to determine if there is a need to increase or alter on-campus child care services offered to students, staff, and faculty. It is to be administered to a sample of students who were registered spring semester through a phone survey and to a sample of faculty and to all staff via a web survey. Through this survey we hope to be able to identify the degree to which inadequate child care impedes UVU students’ ability to meet their educational goals.

2010 Graduating Student Survey: July 15 - August 31, 2010

The graduating student survey is a critical part of UVU’s assessment processes. The survey is administered to students during semester in which they apply for graduation. It helps us understand the employment and further education plans of our graduates, provides insight into their experience while attending UVU, and asks questions of specific interest to departments and colleges. Departments across campus use the Graduating Student Survey to provide vital feedback which is used in accreditation efforts. The survey is conducted online through email contact.

MBA Survey: July 14 - August 31, 2010

A web survey sent to business contacts of The Woodbury School of Business to help define the strategic direction of future graduate programs, including the MBA program launching this Fall. The school is committed to producing superior graduates who are qualified for diverse leadership positions in all types of organizations. For this reason, they are conducting a survey to know the essential attributes local businesses consider necessary in order for our MBA graduates to find success in the workplace and their community. Data from this survey will help them refine the program and ensure that our graduates are more effective in the workplace.

Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement: June 24 - September 27, 2010

For Utah Valley University it is more important than ever to create the conditions that foster students’ success and we do this by understanding our incoming first-year students. The BCSSE annually collects data from first-time college students prior to their enrollment at a four-year institution in the U.S. and Canada. The (BCSSE) survey includes questions about students’ (a) backgrounds, (b) high school academic and co-curricular experiences, and (c) expectations for their academic experiences during the first year in college.

If you have been selected to take the survey, you can access it by going to www.bcsse.org. On the home page, you will be asked to provide your school ID. If you do not know your School ID, click on the link that says "Don't know your school ID". They will ask your school’s state or province. Then you can select the state from the list provided “Utah”. Then click on Utah Valley University then click on the agreement tab to be directed to the survey. If you don’t know your student ID you can enter your school UVLink email address. (e.g. UVID@uvlink.uvu.edu) and the first three letters of your last name.

Employer Survey: May 24 - June 30, 2010

The 2010 Employer Survey is designed to evaluate job preparation of UVU graduates, employers’ perceptions of UVU’s educational quality, and Utah labor market needs. The survey includes two components. The first is a survey of UVU alumni’s current or recent supervisors as identified in the 2008 and 2009 Graduated Alumni Surveys. This survey addresses primarily the knowledge, skills, and work habits of graduates. The second component is a survey of Utah employers, including both all employers with at least 50 employees and all those that alumni have reported working for in recent alumni surveys. This survey addresses perceptions of UVU’s overall quality, educational needs in the work force, and on-campus recruiting practices. The survey will be conducted in May and June 2010, with reporting expected by the end of July.

SSRC New Student (Freshman) Survey: May 10 - June 1, 2010

IRI is currently conducting a survey among first-year students who returned to UVU for the Spring 2010 semester. The survey measures student’s awareness of and satisfaction with various UVU programs that are designed to increase student’s engagement with their education and the University.

2009-2010 Graduating Student Survey: April 1 - June 15, 2010

The graduating student survey is a critical part of our assessment of UVU. The survey is administered to students in the Spring semester, about a month before graduation. It is also being administered to last years Summer and Fall graduates. It helps us understand the employment and continued education of our graduates. It also gives us insight to their experience while attending UVU. The data collected provides vital feedback to many departments across campus, and informs our accreditation process.

Concurrent Enrollment Survey for 2006 class: March 22 – June 25, 2010

Telephone survey of students who last participated in UVU’s concurrent enrollment classes in 2006. The survey includes questions to measure the student’s experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts. The survey is being conducted by UVU Concurrent Enrollment.

Library Survey (LibQUAL) - March 22 - April 4, 2010

The UVU Library participates in the standardize LibQUAL+ survey to assess and evaluate library services. The survey tool is offered to libraries by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and is combined with training for library staff to analyze and act on the data gathered. Libraries from across the United States participate in LibQUAL+ each year to allow comparison data. This survey is hosted on an external site, but managed by UVU. It's sample includes students, faculty, adjunct faculty and staff.

If you have had problems getting to the website from the link in the email, here is the direct link: https://www.libqual.org/survey/RWSTJQ22NUL53VCY

Omnibus Surveys: March 22 - March 31, 2010

UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring, to both students and employees. These home-grown surveys provide immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Survey - March 22 - March 31, 2010

A survey conducted by students in Shane Jorgensen's class to learn about the affect of Seasonal Affective Disorder in students attending UVU. It is being hosted on an external site, but sample is managed by UVU.

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): February 23 - June 1, 2010

Student engagement is an integral part of UVU’s mission, particularly in terms of engaged learning and community engagement. Engaged learning is learning by doing. It's hands-on education. It's relevant education. It's graduating with a diploma and a resume. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is the instrument we use to measure the level of student engagement at UVU. The NSSE obtains information from hundreds of institutions nationwide about student participation in programs and activities. The results provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. Survey items on The NSSE represent empirically confirmed "good practices" in undergraduate education. That is, they reflect behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college. Results from the NSSE are used to identify aspects of the undergraduate experience inside and outside the classroom that can be improved through changes in policies and practices more consistent with good practices in undergraduate education. If you have been selected to take the survey, you can access it by going to https://www.nssesurvey.org. On the home page, you will be asked to provide your Survey ID and Password. If you do not know your Survey ID or Password, click on the link that says "Don't know your login ID and/or password?" They will ask you for your email address. You should enter your UVLink address (e.g., UVID@uvlink.uvu.edu). They will then send you your Survey ID and Password through your email account.

Concurrent Enrollment Survey: December 16 - April 2, 2010

Telephone survey of high school graduates who participated in concurrent enrollment through UVU. The survey includes questions to measure the student's experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts. The survey is being conducted by UVU Concurrent Enrollment.

Omnibus Surveys: November 2 - January 14, 2010

UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring, to both students and employees. These home-grown surveys provide immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience. UVU conducts an omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring, to both students and employees. These home-grown surveys provide immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Survey of Student Opinions: November 2 - November 6, 2009

The Survey of Student Opinions explores enrolled students' satisfaction with programs, services, and other aspects of their college experience to help UVU obtain reliable information that can be used to evaluate and enhance its programs. It is administered in the classroom during the second week of November and will take 30 to 50 minutes.

UVU Recent Student Survey: October 26 - March 17, 2010

The UVU Recent Student Survey goes out to students who were enrolled at UVU during the Fall 2008 semester, but did not return during Fall 2009--or those who registered late. It explores the reason(s) that students did not return to UVU or registered late and has questions about students' satisfaction with programs, services, and other aspects of their college experience to help UVU obtain reliable information that can be used to evaluate and enhance its programs.

Faculty Survey of Alternative Course Delivery: October 20 - October 26, 2009

A short survey to determine what alternative course delivery options faculty may need training in if a pandemic forced UVU to cancel classes and do alternative methods of teaching.

Behavioral Science Students: October 12 - October 26, 2009

Survey to students in Behavioral Science Courses that assess the quality of teaching in a given course.

Calling and Vocation Survey: July 15 - Aug 15, 2009

Through the Behavioral Sciences department, and with the assistance of Institutional Research, we are conducting the calling and vocation survey. Through this survey, we will investigate how people approach their work and careers, and what they value about work. This research will help inform the field of vocational psychology, and be useful in helping others with their career decision-making.

UVU Alumni Survey: June 18 - November 30, 2009

This is a survey of UVU graduates who received their degrees 1 year, 3 years, 5 years, or 10 years ago. The primary objective is to collect information to improve programs and to maintain accreditation. After the telephone phase (June to September), that invitation will continue to be sent by mail and/or email (October to November).

UVU Homepage Survey: June 17 - July 17, 2009

Random visitors to UVU's webpage will receive a pop-up invitation to participate in a short survey. The goal is to understand how the home page is used and by whom, and gather insights into how it might be improved.

2008-09 Graduating Student Survey

The graduating student survey is a critical part of our assessment of UVU. The survey is administered to students in the Spring semester, about a month before graduation. It helps us understand the employment and continued education of our graduates. It also gives us insight to their experience while attending UVU. The data collected provides vital feedback to many departments across campus, and informs our accreditation process.

Summer University 2009 Evaluation: May 18 - May 31, 2009

This short survey collects feedback from participants in Summer University. The data will be used to aid in the planning and development of Summer University 2010.

Concurrent Enrollment Survey: May 4 - May 15, 2009

Telephone survey of high school graduates who participated in concurrent enrollment through UVU. The survey includes questions to measure the student's experience and outcomes with concurrent enrollment. Results will be combined with national data to explore the effectiveness of local concurrent enrollment efforts. Survey is being conducted by UVU Concurrent Enrollment.

Suicide Prevention Survey: April 15 - May 15, 2009

Survey to assess exposure, awareness, and knowledge of suicide risk factors amount students and faculty on campus as a result of the GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Program. Survey also fulfills a requirement to receive continued federal funding for that program. Survey is being conducted by UVU Student Health Services.

Western Region Campus Compact Consortium (WRCCC): April 15 - April 23, 2009

The WRCCC Faculty Engagement Survey Project will collect common data across the eight-state Campus Compact Western Region identifying current faculty service-learning and community-based research practices; possible strategies to motivate and support new faculty to do service-learning and/or community-based research; best practices by which to support faculty who already incorporate service-learning and community based research into their work; and the potential impacts of service-learning and community-based research on faculty, students, campuses, and communities. UVU will be able to use this data to shape strategic direction and programming. UVU will also be able to use the data to learn more about how faculty members are involved in service-learning and community-based research; how to support faculty; and how service-learning impacts faculty, students, and community members.

Survey of Student Wellness: April 10 - April 24, 2009

This survey is a student project exploring the links between specific behaviors and general attitudes of students. Data will be valuable for informing mental health practitioners by guiding behavioral based therapies.

Departmental Student Employee Survey: April 1 - April 10, 2009

The UVU Total Quality Improvement Task Force on Student Employment was given a charge by UVU’s President to make recommendations regarding all funding sources that enable student employment; enhancement of high-quality part-time positions and internships for on-campus hourly positions; and overall student employment policy, process, and flow. In order to accomplish this charge, a survey has been developed to gather information from those employing both Federal Work Study and hourly student employees on the UVU campus.

Athletics Exit Survey: March 27 - April 17, 2009

In an effort to provide the best overall student-athlete experience at UVU, athletes feedback and opinions will be seriously considered as the Athletics Department makes changes and improvements to the program. Also, it is required as part of a regulatory NCAA accreditation effort. This survey is administered to student athletes leaving the UVU Athletics Program.

Omnibus Survey: March 23 - March 27, 2009

UVU conducts a omnibus survey during both the Fall and Spring, to both students and employees. These home-grown surveys provide immediate feedback to administration about hot issues. It also allows various departments to include specific questions to inform their decision making. The goal is to reduce the total number of surveys being administered and allow a more coordinated effort in understanding the UVU experience.

Survey on Sex Education in Utah: March 9 - March 20, 2009

Representative Lynn Hemmingway introduced House Bill 189 to the Utah State Legislature in the 2009 general session calling for more comprehensive sex education. A random sample of 500 UVU students were invited to weigh in on the issue and express what they believe should be taught in a sex education course in public schools. The purpose of this survey is to evaluate student opinion on this subject and compare it to the views of the Utah State lawmakers.

The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE): March 1 - May 31, 2009

The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) was designed to complement the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), which is administered to undergraduate students. The faculty version focuses on:
-Faculty perceptions of how often students engage in different activities. -The importance faculty place on various areas of learning and development. -The nature and frequency of faculty-student interactions. -How faculty members organize their time, both in and out of the classroom. The project is coordinated by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research. FSSE is designed to measure faculty expectations for student engagement in educational practices that are empirically linked with high levels of learning and development. Since 2003, over 99,000 faculty members from more than 465 different colleges and universities have responded to the survey.

UVU Student Family Finance Survey: February 27 - April 20, 2009

Nearly half of new freshman who come to UVU in the Fall semester, fail to return the following Fall semester. Studies have shown that a number of factors contribute to their "dropping out". One of the major factors is financial mismanagement. Within the United States literature, many studies have claimed that students with poor financial management skills could be taught better skills thereby having better financial resources that would help them stay in school. The purpose of this study is to assess UVU students' family financial patterns and its relationship to students who drop out. This study uses the social exchange theory, questions taken from the national literature, and complex statistical analysis to test the research model.

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): February 23 - May 30, 2009

Student engagement is an integral part of UVU’s mission, particularly in terms of engaged learning and community engagement. Engaged learning is learning by doing. It's hands-on education. It's relevant education. It's graduating with a diploma and a resume.
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is the instrument we use to measure the level of student engagement at UVU. The NSSE obtains information from hundreds of institutions nationwide about student participation in programs and activities. The results provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. Survey items on The NSSE represent empirically confirmed "good practices" in undergraduate education. That is, they reflect behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college. Results from the NSSE are used to identify aspects of the undergraduate experience inside and outside the classroom that can be improved through changes in policies and practices more consistent with good practices in undergraduate education. If you have been selected to take the survey, you can access it by going to https://www.nssesurvey.org. On the home page, you will be asked to provide your Survey ID and Password. If you do not know your Survey ID or Password, click on the link that says "Don't know your login ID and/or password?" They will ask you for your email address. You should enter your UVLink address (e.g., UVID@uvlink.uvu.edu). They will then send you your Survey ID and Password through your email account.