CIRP - Cooperative Institutional Research Program (Annually)
The CIRP Freshman Survey is a national longitudinal study administered by Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA. The survey collects information that allows for a snapshot of what the incoming students are like before they experience college. Key sections of the survey examine:
- Established behaviors in high school
- Academic preparedness
- Admissions decisions
- Expectations of college
- Interactions with peers and faculty
- Student values and goals
- Student demographic characteristics
- Concerns about financing college
|Profile Summary Report||Theme Report|
NSSE - National Survey of Student Engagement
NSSE is designed to obtain information from scores of colleges and universities nationwide about student participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results will provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. To focus discussions about the importance of student engagement and guide institutional improvement efforts, NSSE created five benchmarks of effective education practice:
- Level of academic challenge
- Active and collaborative learning
- Student-faculty interaction
- Enriching educational experiences
- Supportive campus environment
|Respondent Characteristics||Comparison||Benchmarks||Multi-Year Benchmarks|
FSSE - Faculty Survey of Student Engagement
FSSE is designed to measure faculty expectations for and observations of student engagement in educational practices that are known to be empirically linked with high levels of learning and development. Paired with NSSE results, FSSE offers a comprehensive look at student engagement on campus. Institutions could use FSSE data to improve various aspects of institutional performance and help professors enrich college experiences of students.
|Respondent Characteristics||Frequency Distribution Report||FSSE Link with NSSE|
Graduating Senior Survey (Year round)
The Graduating Senior Survey is designed to assess college experience
of undergraduate students who applied for graduation. The survey covers
areas such as engagement of campus activities, satisfaction of educational
experience, academic services, facilities and services at EMU, sense of
well-being, and plans after graduation. The survey is used to improve
the quality of the educational experience EMU provides.
GSS Visualization Tool
|Executive Summary||Full Report|
EMU Alumni Survey
The Alumni Survey is designed to provide vital information about areas that have positively affected students and disclose areas in need of improvement. The alumni were asked in areas of employment, perceptions of preparation for work or further education, academic program experience, personal development, student service programs, etc.
|Alumni Survey Reports|
EMU Housing and Dining Residence Hall Survey
The Housing and Dining Residence Hall Survey provides students an opportunity to evaluate their Residence Hall living experience. Areas evaluated in the survey include Residence Hall Physical Environment, Residence Hall Programming and Personnel, Housing and Dining Central Office Services, Dining Services, Well-Being of the Residence Hall. Survey results have been carefully reviewed by the administration and have resulted in some significant improvements, such as the construction of Village Residence Hall, renovation of Dowing and Buell Halls, Meal Plans, adding a fresh fruit bar in DC ONE to improve healthy and vegetarian options.
|Housing and Dining Survey Reports|
SLE - Student Learning Evaluations in Student Affairs Programs (Year around)
This assessment is continuous during the academic year. The evaluation is given to students who attend the Division of Student Affair sponsored programs. The assessment tracks who attends Student Affairs programs and whether the student feels that cognitive learning has taken place during the program. The assessment is based on Bloom's taxonomy of learning. Bloom's taxonomy allows the division to assess learning levels and outcomes across the departments. The evaluation is one measure used by Student Affairs departments to determine whether learning objectives are met. The instrument is also used as an internal quality assurance measure to determine whether the national standards for student affairs programming are being met.