UCSC Surveys Calendar

IRAPS conducts a variety of regular, special, or periodic campus-wide surveys of students, faculty, and staff.  This calendar provides information about surveys taking place in the 2020-2021 academic year.  Surveys in previous quarters are also shown below. 

This calendar also includes surveys of which we are aware that are conducted by other units at UCSC.  If your unit is planning a campus-wide survey, please email IRAPS at surveys@ucsc.edu.

Spring 2021

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
Staff Human Resources Survey All nonacademic staff Mar 17, 2021 Apr 9, 2021 Staff Human Resources
Transfer Student Experience Survey Undergraduate transfer students Mar 31, 2021 Apr 21, 2021 STARS
Campus Safety and Policing Survey All students, faculty, and staff Apr 1, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 UCSC Chancellor's Office
Cost of Attendance Survey Sample of undergraduates Apr 12, 2021 Jun 2021 UC Office of the President
UC Graduate Student Experience Survey All enrolled graduate students Mid-Apr 2021 July 1, 2021 Graduate Studies Division and UC Office of the President

Winter 2021

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Fall 2020 BA/BS graduates Jan 14, 2021 TBD Career Center
PARF Survey All undergraduate students Feb 17, 2021 Mar 11, 2021 PARF
National College Health Assessment All undergraduate and graduate students Feb 22, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 Student Health Outreach and Promotions
StayConnected2UCSC Survey #4 All undergraduate students Feb 23, 2021 Mar 10, 2021

Division of Undergraduate Education, Council of Provosts, Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning

First Destination Winter 2021 BA/BS graduates Mar 19, 2021 TBD

Career Center

Fall 2020

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
StayConnected2UCSC Survey #1 All undergraduate and graduate students Oct 12, 2020 Oct 25, 2020 Division of Student Affairs and Success
First Destination Summer 2020 BA/BS graduates Oct 13, 2020  Mar 14, 2021 Career Center
Post CZU Fire Campus Community Experience Survey Undergraduate students, graduate students, and all staff and faculty Oct 26, 2020 Nov 8, 2020 UCSC
StayConnected2UCSC Survey #2 All undergraduate and graduate students Oct 30, 2020 Nov 11, 2020 Division of Student Affairs and Success; Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning
StayConnected2UCSC Survey #3 All undergraduate students Dec 9, 2020 Jan 10, 2021 Division of Student Affairs and Success (College Student Life)

Summer 2020

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) All enrolled undergraduate students May 5, 2020 Aug 8, 2020 UCSC and UC Office of the President
First Destination Winter & Spring 2020 BA/BS graduates July 7, 2020  Jan 10, 2021 Career Center
Housing, Health, and Food Needs All undergraduate and graduate students Aug 14, 2020 Sep 4, 2020 Division of Student Affairs and Success
Summer Edge Summer Edge for undergraduate students Aug 22, 2020 Sep 9, 2020 Summer Session

Spring 2020

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
PhD Career Pathways Survey All PhD students Apr 6, 2020 Jun 5, 2020 Graduate Studies Division and UC Office of the President
COVID-19 Experiences Survey Faculty and staff Apr 24, 2020 May 8, 2020 UCSC Chancellor
UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) All enrolled undergraduate students May 5, 2020 Aug 8, 2020 UCSC and UC Office of the President
Campus + Community Survey Faculty and staff Jun 1, 2020 July 31, 2020 Campus + Community

Winter 2020

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Fall 2019 BA/BS graduates Jan 8, 2020 Mar 2020 Career Center
Housing Survey Faculty and staff Jan 29, 2020 Feb 19, 2020 Campus Housing and Educational Services (CHES)
Stevenson Alumni Stevenson College alumni Feb 11, 2020 Mar 14, 2020 Stevenson College
Health and Wellness Services Survey Sample of undergraduates Feb 25, 2020 May 29, 2020 Student Health Services and Student Success Division
Family Support Survey Faculty, staff, and students Feb 26, 2020 Apr 8, 2020 Child Care & Family Services Advisory Committee
Staff Human Resources Experience Survey All staff Mar 3, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Staff Human Resources

Fall 2019

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Summer 2019 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 2019 BA/BS graduates May 2019  Aug 2019 Career Center
PBSci Climate & Well-being PBSci Grauduate students Aug 2019 Sep 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 undergraduate 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 2019 BA/BS graduates Mar 2019  Jun 2019 Career Center
UCSC Graduate Student Survey All graduate students Apr 2019 July 2019 Graduate Studies Division
PhD Career Pathways Survey All PhD students Apr 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 2018 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

Fall 2018

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

Spring 2018

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Winter 2018 BA/BS graduates Mar 2018  Jun 2018 Career Center
UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) All enrolled undergraduate students Apr 2018 July 2018 UCSC and UC Office of the President
Class Availability Student Survey (CLASS) All enrolled undergraduate students TBD TBD Student Union Assembly
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 Executive Vice Chancellor
Faculty Survey All faculty Jun 2018 Jun 2018 Committee on Research

Winter 2018

Survey Population Start date End date Primary sponsor
First Destination Fall 2017 BA/BS graduates Jan 2018  Mar 2018 Career Center
Housing Survey All enrolled undergraduate & graduate students Feb 2018 Feb 2018 Campus Housing and Educational Services (CHES)

Fall 2017

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

Spring 2017

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