Survey Administration Timeline

Each year, Iowa State is involved in recurring activities related to institutional research and effectiveness, benchmark and peer studies, and external reporting. Various members of the university community are invited to respond to surveys to help inform evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. This page provides an overview of common survey data collection. Data are sorted alphabetically by active or discontinued status.

Survey or Activity Sample Frequency Next Administration Last Administration Data Available (last 10 years) Administering Organization Iowa State Data Steward
AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct Undergraduate and graduate students   Spring 2019
(March)
Spring 2015 2015

Association of American Universities (AAU)

Office of Equal Opportunity

ACUHO-I Apartment Assessment

All students living in University-owned Apartments

Every two yearsSpring 2020Spring 2018 ACUHO-I/SkyfactorDepartment of Residence

ACUHO-I Resident Assessment

All students living in University Residence Halls

Every two yearsSpring 2019Spring 2017 

ACUHO-I/Skyfactor
 

Department of Residence
Campus Climate Survey All faculty, staff, and students     Fall 2017 2017, 2004 Rankin and Associates Consulting Office of Institutional Research
COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey Tenure-eligible faculty Every three to four years Fall 2020 Fall 2016 2016, 2013, 2009 Harvard University Office of Institutional Research
COACHE Faculty Retention and Exit Survey Departed tenure-eligible faculty Annual Fall 2019 Fall 2018 2017

Harvard University

Office of Institutional Research

Healthy Minds Study

Undergraduate and graduate students

 Spring 2019  University of MichiganOffice of Student Wellness
International Student BarometerInternational ndergraduate and graduate studentsAnnualFall 2019Fall 2018 i-Graduate International InsightInternational Students and Scholars Office
Mapworks First-year and transfer undergraduate students Annual Fall 2019 Fall 2018  

SkyFactor

Department of Residence

NACUFS Dining Survey

All faculty, staff, and students

Every two yearsFall 2020Fall 20182017, 2016, 2015National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS)ISU Dining
National Collegiate Health Assessment Undergraduate and graduate students Every two years Spring 2019 Spring 2017 2017, 2015, 2012

American College Health Association

Office of Student Wellness
National Study of Student Engagement (NSSE) Undergraduate students Every three to five years   Spring 2016 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Indiana University Office of Institutional Research
AAUDE Faculty Satisfaction Survey Tenure-eligible and term faculty   Discontinued Spring 2012 2012, 2008 Association of American Universities Data Exchange (AAUDE) Office of Institutional Research
CIRP Freshman Survey First-year undergraduate students   Discontinued Fall 2011 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Higher Education Research Institute Office of Institutional Research
Faculty Study of Student Engagement (FSSE) Faculty   Discontinued Spring 2011 2011, 2010, 2008 Indiana University Office of Institutional Research