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The DSA Assessment Team serves in a coordinating role with a number of campus surveys that are used to collect information about student experiences, outcomes and attitudes. Data from these various sources are collected, analyzed and reported to the campus.

Information and reports from the broader survey instruments can be found below. (Reports are available for on-campus users only.)


Institutional Surveys

Survey of First-Time Freshmen
Administered during New Student Orientation, this survey asks about students' experiences before college, expectations for Marquette, their predicted levels of involvement, learning and engagement, and their concerns. Administered annually (August).
For more information contact the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis.

Graduating Senior Survey
This investigates graduating seniors’ engagement in co-curricular learning experiences at Marquette, experiences with learning outcomes and key mission-related aims of the university, plans for the immediate future, and overall satisfaction with their Marquette education. Administered annually (April).
For more information contact the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis.

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
This national instrument collects information about student participation in programs and activities that are provided for learning and personal development. Administered every three years (spring).
For more information contact the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis.

Undergraduate Alumni Survey (one-and five-years out)
This examines post-graduation outcomes of recent Marquette University undergraduate alumni. The survey asks respondents about their current life situation, pursuit of additional education, current employment status, their reflection on institutional learning outcomes, and overall satisfaction with Marquette.
For more information contact the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis.

Undergraduate First Destination Survey
Examines employment and enrollment in graduate and professional school activities of recent bachelor's degree recipients with the goal of estimating six-month post-graduation outcomes rates. Administered annually (continuous).
For more information contact the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis.

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Topical Reports/Summaries

Diversity and Inclusivity Summary Report
2013
For more information contact Dr. Sharron Ronco, assessment director.

First Year and Transfer Student Orientation Evaluation
2014
For additional information about this executive summary, contact Caitlin Weitzel, coordinator for new student and family programs.

Fraternity/Sorority Life Impact Study
2012
For additional information about this executive summary report contact Corey Lansing, assistant dean for student involvement.

Sexual Violence Prevention Programming
2011–2012 Executive Summary | Detailed Report
For additional information about this executive summary report contact Dr. Jodi Blahnik, senior psychologist.

Spirituality Research and Assessment
2012

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Ongoing National Surveys Conducted by Departments

AlcoholEdu Follow-Up Dataset
2010 , 2009 , 2008 , 2007 , 2006
For additional information about these reports contact Sara Johnson, director, alcohol and other drug program prevention, Marquette University Medical Clinic.

Campus Recreation Outcomes and Benchmarking Study (NIRSA)
2009 , 2012
For additional information about these reports contact Debbie Swanson, associate director recreational sports.

CORE Institute Alcohol Survey
2009
For additional information about these reports contact Sara Johnson, director, alcohol and other drug program prevention, Marquette University Medical Clinic.

National College Health Assessment (NCHA)
2012, 2009, 2007
For additional information about these reports contact Sara Johnson, director, alcohol and other drug program prevention, Marquette University Medical Clinic.

Residence Hall and Apartment Satisfaction Studies (EBI)
2011, 2010
For additional information about these reports contact Tracy Gerth, assistant dean for residence life programs.

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For additional information, contact the campus investigator for the survey or contact Dr. Jodi Blahnik, assessment team chair.