Systematic Survey Cycle for Undergraduate Students

Survey Event/Population Time Period Administered  
New Student Survey

First -time, Full-time Freshman
Transfer Students

New Student Orientation
Annually since 1984

Your First College Year

All First Year Students

Spring in ACS courses
Every 3 years
Began in Spring 2007

National Survey of Student Engagement

Sample of First Year Students
Sample of Seniors

February thru May
Web-based survey
Every 3 years
Since 2000

Survey of Graduating Seniors

Graduating Seniors

April & May-returned with
Cap & Gown Pickup
Annually since 1995

Survey of Baccalaureate Alumni

2 Years Out
5 Years Out
10 Years Out

Mail survey with web option
Timing varies
Began in 1997

Parent Satisfaction Survey

All parents of undergraduate students
(less than 25 years old)

Mail and web survey
Every 4 to 5 years
Began in 1998/99


OPIR Location

OPIR Location

St. Mary's Hall
Suite 110B, Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085