Survey Data Collection Schedules

2020-21 Community-wide Surveys

Fall 2020:
  • BCSSE  (Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement) – First year students
  • First Destination Survey – Class of 2020
  • HEDS (Higher Education Data Sharing) Returning Student Survey – All returning students (sophomores, juniors, seniors)
  • EverFi Diversity & Inclusion Beliefs, Attitudes, and Experiences survey (part of online training, Student Life) – All new students (first years and transfers)
  • HEDS (Higher Education Data Sharing) Student COVID-19 Survey – All students
  • Plans for Interim and Spring 2021 (PLT) – All students, faculty, and staff survey 
  • SOAN 371 research project (led by Dr. Ryan Sheppard) Racial and Ethnic Equity and Inclusion at St. Olaf College: What are Students’ Experiences and Views? – All students survey
  • HEDS (Higher Education Data Sharing) Faculty COVID-19 Survey – All faculty
  • HEDS (Higher Education Data Sharing) Staff  COVID-19 Survey – All staff
  • Interim and/or Spring 2021 Registration Survey (Registrar) – All students
  • Backup Plan Options for Spring 2021 (PLT) – All faculty and staff survey
Interim/Spring 2021:
  • New Student Orientation (Student Activities) – All faculty
  • Student Registration Process (Registrar) – All faculty, and staff advisors
  • Scenario Plans for Fall 2021 (PLT) – All students, faculty, and staff survey 
  • NCHA (National College Health Assessment) – All students
  • FSSE (Faculty Survey of Student Engagement) – All faculty
  • NSSE (National Survey of Student Engagement) – First years and seniors
  • HEDS  (Higher Education Data Sharing) Alumni Survey – Classes of 2015 + 2016
  • First Destination and Piper Center/HIPs Survey – Class of 2021

Note that IE&A is not the lead office for surveys listed in italics; lead office/faculty noted in parentheses.