Survey Calendar

UCSC conducts the following surveys of students that provide valuable information on students' academic and social experiences, learning outcomes, and post-graduation plans:

Spring 2020

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Winter '20 BA/BS graduates Mar 2020  Jun 2020 Career Center
UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) All enrolled undergraduate students Apr 2020 Jul 2020 UCSC and UCOP

Winter 2020

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Fall '20 BA/BS graduates Mar 2020  Jun 2020 Career Center
Housing Survey Faculty and staff Jan 20120 Feb 2020 Campus Housing and Educational Services (CHES)
Family Support Survey Faculty, staff, and students Feb 20, 2020 Mar 20, 2020 Childcare & Family Services Advisory Committee
Staff Human Resources Experience Survey All staff Mar 2, 2020 Mar 27th, 2020 Staff HR
Graduate Cost of Attendance Survey Graduate students Feb 24, 2020 Apr 20, 2020 UC Office of the President

Fall 2019

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Summer '19 BA/BS graduates Aug 2019  Dec 2019 Career Center
Physical Plant Survey Faculty and Staff Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Physical Plant Services

Summer 2019

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Spring '20 BA/BS graduates May 2019  Aug 2019 Career Center
PBSci Climate & Well-being PBSci Grauduate students Aug 2019 Sept 2019

PBSci Division, Student Success, Graduate Studies Division

Student Food Access Security and Basic Needs Sample of undergraduate and graduate students July 2019 July 2019 UC Office of the President
Summer Academy Summer Academy for undergradaute students Aug 2019 Aug 2019 Summer Session
College Choice First year and transfer students admitted Jul 2010 Aug 2019 Admissions

Spring 2019

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Winter '19 BA/BS graduates Mar 2019  Jun 2019 Career Center
UCSC Graduate Student Survey All graduate students Apr 2019 Jul 2019 Graduate Studies Division
PhD Career Pathways Survey All PhD students April 2019 May 2019 Graduate Studies Division and UC Office of the President
Cost of Attendance Survey Sample of undergraduates Apr 2019 Jun 2019 UC Office of the President

Winter 2019

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Fall '18 BA/BS graduates Jan 2019  Mar 2019 Career Center
University Relations Website Redesign

2,000 of enrolled undergraduates

Feb 4 2019

Feb 8 2019 University Relations
National College Health Assessment

6,000 of enrolled undergraduate students

All enrolled graduate students

Feb 12 2019

Feb 28 2019 American College Health Association and SHOP
Sustainability Survey All enrolled undergraduate students Mar 2019 Mar 2019 PoC Sustanability Collective
Staff Human Resources Experience Survey All Staff Mar 6 2019 Mar 31 2019 Staff Human Resources
Class Availability Student Survey (CLASS) All enrolled undergraduate students TBD TBD SUA

Fall 2018

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Summer '18 BA/BS graduates Aug 2018  Dec 2018 Career Center
Student Expenses & Resources Survey Sample of undergraduates Nov 2018 Dec 2018 CA Student Aid Commission via UC Office of the President
Library Subscriptions Survey Faculty, staff, and students Oct 2018 Jan 2019 Campus Library Services

Summer 2018

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Spring '18 BA/BS graduates May 2018  Aug 2018 Career Center

Spring 2018

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Winter '18 BA/BS graduates Mar 2018  Jun 2018 Career Center
UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) All enrolled undergraduate students Apr 2018 July 2018 UCSC
Class Availability Student Survey (CLASS) All enrolled undergraduate students TBD TBD SUA
PhD Career Pathways Survey Graduate students Apr 2018 Apr 2018 University of California & the Council of Graduate Schools
Strategic Academic Planning Student Student Survey All enrolled undergraduate students May 2018 Jun 2018 EVC
Faculty Survey All faculty Jun 2018 Jun 2018 Committee on Research

Winter 2018

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Fall '17 BA/BS graduates Jan 2018  Mar 2018 Career Center
Housing Survey All enrolled undergraduate & graduate students Feb 2018 Feb 2018 CHES

Fall 2017

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Summer '17 BA/BS graduates Aug 2017 Dec 2017 Career Center
Faculty Survey All faculty Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Committee on Teaching; Committee on the Library and Scholarly Communication 

Summer 2017

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Spring '17 BA/BS graduates May 2017 Aug 2017 Career Center

 Spring 2017

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Winter '17 BA/BS graduates Mar 2017  Jun 2017 Career Center
UCSC Graduate Student Survey All graduate students Jun2017 Aug 2017 Graduate Studies Division
Class Availability Student Survey (CLASS) All enrolled undergraduate students Apr 2017 Apr 2017 SUA