The Office of Institutional Research, under the Division of Institutional Effectiveness, serves as Augusta University's clearinghouse for institutional administrative surveys, which are internally initiated assessments that collect data from a super-set audience across the entire Augusta University institution. The Office of Institutional Research's goals pertaining to institutional surveys are:
If you are an employee from an administrative unit, clinic, medical center department, or college wishing to administer a survey that solicits input from other members or prospective members of Augusta University at a super-set population level (e.g., all Freshman students - not Freshmen students in a particular class; same for faculty, staff, and alumni), you should obtain permission from your supervisor and the responsible senior leaders for the target population, then by IE. Please complete a survey request form to initiate this process.
Before submitting a survey request form, it is highly recommended that you review this brief Institutional Administrative Survey Guide. The guide covers:
Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) is an annual, national survey administered by Indiana University to incoming freshmen to measure expectations of student engagement.
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is an annual, national survey administered by Indiana University to hundreds of four-year institutions assessing freshmen and senior student engagement. 2014 was the first year Augusta University [GRU] participated in NSSE.
Graduation Exit Survey assesses undergraduate and graduate level students who are finishing their programs on their post-graduation.