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									                            ATTACHMENT E Survey Instrument

           Questionnaire Section                                  Subjects                       Page
                                                                                              Numbers
UCUES core                                         ALL                                               2-10
Core Questions for UCDavis Only                    ALL UC Davis students                            11-12
Module 1:Academic Engagement Module                20-25% of subjects*                              13-16
Module 2:Civic Engagement Module                   20-25% of subjects*                              17-23
Module 3:Student Development Module                20-25% of subjects*                              24-28
Module 4:Student Services Module                   20-40% of subjects**                             29-31
Module 5:Campus Module
                    Berkeley                       25% of UCBerkeley students                       32-36
                       Irvine                      25% of UCIrvine students                         37-41
                Los Angeles                        25% of UCLos Angeles students                    42-46
             Santa Barbara                         25% of UCSB students                             47-51
                   Riverside                       25% of UCRiverside students                      52-53
                  San Diego                        25% of UCSan Diego students                      54-61
*UCSC is only using 4 modules so 25% of their students will receive each of the modules
**UCDavis is distributing this module to twice as many students (40%) instead of including a campus module.




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                                          UCUES 2006 CORE
Time Allocation

1.    During your TYPICAL 7-day (168 hour) week during the academic term, how
many hours do you spend doing the following?
SCALE:      0       1-5            6-10        11-15     16-20      21-25      26-30      More
                                                                                          than 30
   a. Attending classes, discussion sections or labs
   b. Studying and other academic activities outside of class
   c. Paid employment (include paid internships)
   d. Of your total hours spent working for pay, about how many hours did you work on
      campus?
   e. Of your total hours spent working for pay, about how many hours were related to your
      academic interests?

2.    How often have you gained a deeper understanding of other perspectives through
conversations with fellow students because they differed from you in the following ways?
SCALE Never               Rarely          Occasionally   Somewhat      Often           Very often
                                                         often
   a.   Their religious beliefs were very different than yours
   b.   Their political opinions were very different from yours
   c.   They were of a different nationality than your own
   d.   They were of a different race or ethnicity than your own
   e.   Their sexual preference was different
   f.   They were from a different social class

3.   Please rate your level of proficiency in the following areas when you started at this
campus and now.
SCALEs:

When you started here                Very poor;Poor;Fair;Good;Very Good; Excellent

Current ability level               Very poor;Poor;Fair;Good;Very Good;Excellent
   a.   Analytical and critical thinking skills
   b.   Ability to be clear and effective when writing
   c.   Ability to read and comprehend academic material
   d.   Foreign language skills
   e.   Understanding of a specific field of study
   f.   Quantitative (mathematical and statistical) skills
   g.   Ability to speak clearly and effectively in English
   h.   Understanding international perspectives (economic political, social, cultural etc.)
   i.   Leadership skills
   j.   Computer skills
   k.   Internet skills


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   l.   Library research skills
   m.   Other research skills
   n.   Ability to prepare and make a presentation
   o.   Interpersonal (social) skills

4.     Similarly, please rate your abilities now and when you first began at this university
on the following dimensions.
SCALEs:

When you started here             Very poor;Poor;Fair;Good;Very Good; Excellent

Current ability level             Very poor;Poor;Fair;Good;Very Good;Excellent
   a.   Ability to appreciate, tolerate and understand racial and ethnic diversity
   b.   Ability to appreciate the fine arts (e.g., painting, music, drama, dance)
   c.   Ability to appreciate cultural and global diversity
   d.   Understanding the importance of personal social responsibility
   e.   Self awareness and understanding

***Numbering changes here for upper and lower division courses

LD5. How frequently during this academic year have you done each of the following?
                                                              Somewhat
SCALE           Never          Rarely          Occasionally                  Often       Very often
                                                              often
   a.   Turned in a course assignment late
   b.   Came to class without completing assigned reading
   c.   Came to class unprepared
   d.   Skipped class
   e.   Raised your standard for acceptable effort due to the high standards of a faculty member
   f.   Extensively revised a paper at least once before submitting it to be graded
   g.   Sought academic help from instructor or tutor when needed.
   h.   Worked on class projects or studied as a group with other classmates outside of class
   i.   Helped a classmate better understand the course material when studying together

UD5. How frequently during this academic year have you done each of the following?
                                                              Somewhat
SCALE           Never          Rarely          Occasionally                  Often       Very often
                                                              often
   a.   Raised your standard for acceptable effort due to the high standards of a faculty member
   b.   Extensively revised a paper at least once before submitting it to be graded
   c.   Sought academic help from instructor or tutor when needed.
   d.   Worked on class projects or studied as a group with other classmates outside of class
   e.   Helped a classmate better understand the course material when studying together


LD6. On average, how much of your assigned course reading have you completed this
academic year?


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SCALE         0-10%;11-20%;21-30%;31-40%;41-50%;51-60%;61-70%;71-80%;81-90%;91-
              100%

LD7. UD6       In how many service learning courses have you enrolled? (These are courses
in which a community-based public service activity are integrated with the academic
content of the course)
SCALE        Zero;1;2;3;4 or more

LD8. UD7Among all the courses you have takem this academic year, which one do you
consider to be the MOST VALUABLE? Please identify the course as best you can by
catalog number, title, and term (for example, EDUC 101, Introduction to Education, in Fall
2005).

What makes this course valuable to you?
LD9. UD8. During an average term, how often do you use the campus libraries (including
online resources)?
SCALE (Select one);"More than once a week,";Weekly;2 to 3 times a month;
      Monthly;Less than once a month but more than once a term;Once a term or less
   a. For research
   b. For other purposes

LD10. UD9. What do you plan to do when you graduate?
  Enroll in graduate or professional school
  Work full-time
  Study or work abroad
  Do something else
  I have no idea at this point

LD11. UD10.What is the HIGHEST academic degree or credential that you plan to
eventually earn? (Select one)
   Bachelor's degree (BA, BS, etc.)
   Teaching credential
   Business master's (MBA)
   Other professional master's (MEd, MPP, MPH, MFA, MLIS, MSN, MSW, M.ARCH, etc)
   Academic master's (MA, MS, etc.)"
   Law degree (LLB or JD)
   Medical doctorate other than MD (DO, DDS, DVM, etc)
   Medical doctor (MD)
   Doctorate (PhD, EdD, etc)
   Multiple doctoral degrees (MD/PhD)
   I don't know yet

LD12. UD11.Please rate your level of satisfaction with the following aspects of your
University education.


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SCALE:      Very                               Somewhat Somewhat                         Very
                              Dissatisfied                               Satisfied
            dissatisfied                       dissatisfied satisfied                    satisfied
   a.   UC grade point average
   b.   Overall social experience
   c.   Overall academic experience
   d.   Value of your education for the price you're paying

SCALE Strongly                               Disagree       Agree                        Strongly
                           Disagree                                      Agree
      disagree                               somewhat       somewhat                     agree
   a. I feel that I belong at this campus
   b. Knowing what I know now, I would still choose to enroll at this campus

UD12. Below are listed your major(s) according to University records as of the end of the
previous term. Please indicate the major that you will evaluate. If you have changed
majors, please write your new major in the space provided.
 First major listed
[Student’s major will appear here]
 Second major listed
[if double major, student’s major will appear here]
 Other, please specify:

UD13. What factors were very important to you in deciding on your major?
  Intellectual curiosity
  Leads to a high paying job
  Prepares me for a fulfilling career
  Provides international opportunities
  Complements desire to study abroad
  Parental desires
  Allows time for other activities
  Provides international opportunities
  Prestige
  Couldn't get into my first choice of major
  Other, please specify
  Easy requirements


UD The following items focus on your experience in the major
UD14. LD13. Thinking back over your coursework this academic year, how often were you
REQUIRED to do the following?
SCALE       Never           Rarely           Occasionally     Somewhat    Often      Very
                                                              often                  Often
   a. Recognize or recall specific facts, terms and concepts
   b. Explain methods, ideas, or concepts and use them to solve problems



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   c. Break down material into component parts or arguments into assumptions to see the basis
      for different outcomes and conclusions
   d. Judge the value of information, ideas, actions and conclusions based on the soundness of
      sources, methods and reasoning
   e. Create or generate new ideas, products or ways of understanding

LD14. UD15. Thinking back on this academic year, how often have you done each of the
following?
SCALE Never             Rarely         Occasionally Somewhat          Often           Very often
                                                    often
   a. Used facts and examples to support your viewpoint
   b. Incorporated ideas or concepts from different courses when completing assignments
   c. Examined how others gathered and interpreted data and assessed the soundness of their
      conclusions
   d. Reconsidered your own position on a topic after assessing the arguments of others

UD16. Indicate your past, current, or planned involvement in the following research
activities.
SCALE         Doing now or have done                    Plan to do
   a.   Completed a research project, creative activity, or paper as part of your coursework
   b.   Completed at least one student research program course (e.g., course 99)
   c.   Completed at least one independent study course (e.g., 199)
   d.   Assisted faculty in research, with course credit
   e.   Assisted faculty in research for pay, without course credit
   f.   Assisted faculty in research as a volunteer, without course credit
   g.   Worked on creative projects under the direction of faculty, for example in the visual or
        performing arts

LD15. Please answer the following questions about your educational experience overall.

   a. Are there open channels of communication between faculty and students regarding
   student needs, concerns, and suggestions?
   b. Are students treated equitably and fairly by the faculty?
   c. Do faculty clearly explain what constitutes plagiarism and its consequences?

UD17. Please answer the following questions about your major.
SCALE                                                                     Yes           No
   a. Do you understand how the requirements of your major combine to produce a coherent
      understanding of a field of study?
   b. Are the program requirements well defined
   c. Are there open channels of communication between faculty and students regarding
      student needs, concerns, and suggestions?
   d. Are department rules and policies clearly communicated?
   e. Are students treated equitably and fairly by the faculty?


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   f. Is the description of the major in the catalogue accurate?
   g. Do faculty clearly explain what constitutes plagiarism and its consequences?

LD16. How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your educational
experience?
SCALE:      Very                      Somewhat       Somewhat                        Very
                         Dissatisfied                              Satisfied
            dissatisfied              dissatisfied   satisfied                       satisfied
   a.   Advising by student peer advisors on academic matters
   b.   Advising by college staff on academic matters
   c.   Advising by departmental staff on academic matters
   d.   Advising by faculty on academic matters
   e.   Quality of faculty instruction
   f.   Quality of teaching by graduate student TA's
   g.   Availability of courses for general education or breadth requirements
   h.   Availability of courses needed for graduation
   i.   Access to small classes
   j.   Access to faculty outside of class
   k.   Ability to get into a major that you want
   l.   Opportunities for research experience or to produce creative products
   m.   Educational enrichment programs (e.g., study abroad, UCDC, internships)
   n.   Variety of courses available in your major
   o.   Accessibility of library staff
   p.   Availability of library research materials

UD18. How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your educational
experience in the major?
SCALE:      Very                      Somewhat       Somewhat                        Very
                         Dissatisfied                              Satisfied
            dissatisfied              dissatisfied   satisfied                       satisfied
   a.   Advising by student peer advisors on academic matters
   b.   Advising by college staff on academic matters
   c.   Advising by departmental staff on academic matters
   d.   Advising by faculty on academic matters
   e.   Quality of faculty instruction
   f.   Quality of teaching by graduate student TA's
   g.   Availability of courses for general education or breadth requirements
   h.   Availability of courses needed for graduation
   i.   Access to small classes
   j.   Access to faculty outside of class
   k.   Ability to get into a major that you want
   l.   Opportunities for research experience or to produce creative products
   m.   Educational enrichment programs (e.g., study abroad, UCDC, internships)
   n.   Variety of courses available in your major
   o.   Quality of lower-division courses in your major
   p.   Quality of upper-division courses in your major
   q.   Accessibility of library staff


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    r. Availability of library research materials


LD17. UD20.What are the three most important things your campus could realistically do
to create a better undergraduate experience for students like you?

First:

Second:

Third:

UD19. How many professors do you know well enough to ask for a letter of
recommendation in support of an application for a job or for graduate or professional
school?

SCALE         Zero;1;2;3;4 or more

Background Information

1. When did you come to the United States to live?
    I was born in the U.S.;
    1991 or earlier;
    1992;
    1993;
    1994;
    1995;
    1996;
    1997;
    1998;
    1999;
    2000;
    2001;
    2002;
    2003;
    2004;
    2005 or later

2. When did you learn to speak English?
    English is my native language
    Before I was 5 years old;
    When I was 6 to 10 years old;
    When I was 11 to 15 years old;
    After turning 16 years old

3. What educational levels were reached by your parents?


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Mother
In the U.S,
(Select one);Less than high school;GED;High school degree;Associate’s degree of
postsecondary certificate; Bachelor’s degree; Post-baccalaureate certificate (e.g teaching
certificate);Master's;Professional degree;Doctorate

In a foreign country:
(Select one);Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.;U.S. high school
equivalent;Equivalent of a U.S. associate’s or postsecondary certificate; Equivalent of a U.S.
bachelor’s; Post-baccalaureate certificate, Equivalent of a U.S. masters;A professional
degree;Equivalent of a U.S. doctorate

Father
In the U.S,
(Select one);Less than high school;GED;High school degree;Post-baccalaureate
certification;Master's;Professional degree;Doctorate

In a foreign country:
(Select one);Less than the equivalent of high school in the U.S.;U.S. high school equivalent;The
equivalent of a U.S. masters;A professional degree;The equivalent of a U.S. doctorate

4. To the best of your knowledge, how many of your grandparents went to college?
SCALE         I don’t know, None, One;Two;Three;Four
5. To the best of your knowledge, who among the following of your relatives was born in
the U.S.?
SCALE        Born in U.S.                                    Foreign-Born

My mother
My mother's father
My father
My father's mother
My mother's mother
My father's father

6. Which of the following best describes your social class when you were growing up?
Wealthy
Working-class
Upper-middle or professional-middle
Low-income or poor
Middle-class

7. To the best of your knowledge, which category includes the total annual combined
income of your parent(s) before taxes in 2005?
 Less than $10,000 $50,000 to $64,999 $125,000 to $149,999
 $10,000 to $19,999 $65,000 to $79,999 $150,000 to $199,999
 $20,000 to $34,999 $80,000 to $99,999 $200,000 or more


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$35,000 to $49,999 $100,000 to $124,999

8. How confident are you in that income figure?
SCALE: Not at all confident Not very confident Fairly confident Confident Certain




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Police Questions for the UC Davis ONLY -- APPEAR in MODULES

UDAE 12-16
LDAE 11-15
CE 21- 25

UDAE 12 In this academic year, how many times have YOU INITIATED an interaction
with the police? (reported a crime, requested assistance, etc.)

On Campus 0           1             2       3      4      5 or more
Off-Campus 0          1             2       3      4      5 or more

UDAE13 In this academic year, how many times have the POLICE INITIATED an
interaction with you? (stopped or questioned you, etc.)

On Campus 0           1             2       3      4      5 or more
Off-Campus 0          1             2       3      4      5 or more

UDAE14 Think back to your most recent POLICE-INITIATED interaction this academic
year. Did you understand the reason for it?

 On Campus
An explanation was given and seemed legitimate
An explanation was given but did not seem legitimate
No explanation was given
No police-initiated interaction on-campus this year

Off-Campus
An explanation was given and seemed legitimate
An explanation was given but did not seem legitimate
No explanation was given
No police-initiated interaction on-campus this year


UDAE15 Think about your most recent interaction with the police this academic year,
whether initiated by you or by the police. Characterize the behavior of the police in that
interaction.

 On Campus
Helpful or friendly
Respectful or courteous
Professional
Rude or offensive
Intimidating or threatening
No police interaction on campus this year




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Off-Campus
Helpful or friendly
Respectful or courteous
Professional
Rude or offensive
Intimidating or threatening
No police interaction on campus this year

UDAE16 Once more, think about your most recent interaction with the police this
academic year, whether initiated by you or by the police. Did you file a formal
commendation or complaint with the police department related to this experience?

On Campus
The police did a good job and I filed a commendation
The police did a good job but I did not file a commendation
Police behavior seemed appropriate
Police behavior seemed inappropriate but I did not file a complaint
The police behavior seemed inappropriate and I filed a complaint
No police interaction on-campus this year

Off Campus
The police did a good job and I filed a commendation
The police did a good job but I did not file a commendation
Police behavior seemed appropriate
Police behavior seemed inappropriate but I did not file a complaint
The police behavior seemed inappropriate and I filed a complaint
No police interaction on-campus this year




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                                        MODULES

MODULE 1: ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT MODULE

1. We would like to hear more about being an undergraduate at a research university.
Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements.

SCALE: Strongly disagree/disagree/somewhat disagree/somewhat agree/agree/strongly agree

       a. My UC campus has a strong commitment to undergraduate education.
       b. Attending a university with world-class researchers is important to me.
       c. It doesn’t really matter where you get your undergraduate education (UC, CSU,
          community college) since they are all similar in quality.
       d. The research conducted at research universities is essential for society.
       e. The emphasis on research detracts from the quality of teaching on this campus.
       f. Being at a research university gives students opportunities to learn and experience
          things they wouldn't have at other types of colleges and universities.

2. How important to you are the following aspects of being an undergraduate at a research
university like UC:

SCALE: Not important, Not very important, Somewhat important, Important, Very Important,
Essential

       a. Learning about faculty research.
       b. Having courses with faculty members who refer to their own research as part of the
          class.
       c. Learning research methods.
       d. Assisting faculty in his/her research, for pay or as a volunteer.
       e. Pursuing your own research.
       f. The prestige of this university when you apply to grad school.
       g. The prestige of this university when you apply for a job.
       h. Having access to a world-class library collection.
       i. Being able to attend plays, concerts, lectures, and other cultural events on campus
       j. Other (please elaborate)

3. In which of the following activities have you participated or plan to participate before
graduation from UC:

[Check: Planned or Accomplished]

       a.   Internship under the direction of a faculty member
       b.   Other internship
       c.   UC Washington Center (UCDC) Program
       d.   University of California Center in Sacramento (UCCS) Program
       e.   University of California Education Abroad Program (EAP)


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        f.   Study abroad program affiliated with another college or university
        g.   Study abroad program NOT affiliated with a college or university
        h.   Honors program
        i.   Preparation of honors thesis
        j.   Honors thesis course

4. How frequently have you engaged in these activities so far this academic year:

SCALE: Never, Rarely, Occasionally, Somewhat often, Often, Very Often

        a. Taken a small research-oriented seminar with faculty
        b. Communicated with a faculty member by email or in person
        c. Talked with the instructor outside of class about issues and concepts derived from a
           course
        d. Interacted with faculty during lecture class sessions
        e. Worked with a faculty member on an activity other than coursework (e.g., student
           organization, campus committee, cultural activity)

UD5. During this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

SCALE: Never, Rarely, Occasionally, Somewhat often, Often, Very Often

   a.   Contributed to a class discussion
   b.   Brought up ideas or concepts from different courses during class discussions
   c.   Asked an insightful question in class
   d.   Found a course so interesting that you did more work than was required
   e.   Chosen challenging class assignments, when possible, even though you might get a lower
        grade in the class
   f.   Chosen challenging courses, when possible, even though you might lower your GPA by
        doing so
   g.   Made a class presentation
   h.   Had a class in which the professor knew or learned your name
   i.   Turned in a course assignment late [UPPER DIVISION ONLY]
   j.   Gone to class without completing assigned reading [UPPER DIVISION ONLY]
   k.   Gone to class unprepared [UPPER DIVISION ONLY]
   l.   Skipped class [UPPER DIVISION ONLY]

LD5. During this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

SCALE: Never, Rarely, Occasionally, Somewhat often, Often, Very Often

   a.   Contributed to a class discussion
   b.   Brought up ideas or concepts from different courses during class discussions
   c.   Asked an insightful question in class
   d.   Found a course so interesting that you did more work than was required




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   e. Chosen challenging class assignments, when possible, even though you might get a lower
      grade in the class
   f. Chosen challenging courses, when possible, even though you might lower your GPA by
      doing so
   g. Made a class presentation
   h. Had a class in which the professor knew or learned your name

UD6. On average, how much of your assigned course reading have you completed this
academic year? [UPPER DIVISION ONLY] (Select one)0-10%11-20%21-30%31-40%41-
50%51-60%61-70%71-80%81-90%91-100%

UD7. LD6. Which of the following are obstacles to your academic success? Check all that
apply.

   a.   There are no obstacles to my academic success
   b.   I have difficulty speaking English
   c.   I don't know how to begin a large project or complex assignment
   d.   My math skills are weak
   e.   I don't know how to organize my time to work on more than one project or assignment
   f.   I'm not motivated because my coursework doesn't seem relevant to my future goals
   g.   I am reluctant to ask for help when I need it
   h.   I don't find my coursework interesting
   i.   I often do not start an assignment until the day before it is due
   j.   My social life interferes with or distracts me from my coursework
   k.   I am easily distracted and can't concentrate on my work
   l.   My job interferes with my coursework
   m.   I read slowly or have difficulty understanding what I read
   n.   Time with my family distracts me from my coursework
   o.   I have difficulty expressing myself in writing
   p.   I am too depressed to do my coursework
   q.   I have difficulty reading or writing in English
   r.   Other, please specify:


UD8. LD7.If you feel there have been obstacles to your academic success, what has been the most
significant? [pull down menu will show all of the above excluding #a- different order]

0= s. (Select one)
1= a. There are no obstacles to my academic success
2= b. I don't know how to begin a large project or complex assignment
3= c. I don't know how to organize my time to work on more than one project or
assignment
4= d. I am reluctant to ask for help when I need it
5= e. I often do not start an assignment until the day before it is due
6= f. I am easily distracted and can't concentrate on my work
7= g. I read slowly or have difficulty understanding what I read
8= h. I have difficulty expressing myself in writing
9= i. I have difficulty reading or writing in English


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10= j. I have difficulty speaking English
11= k. My math skills are weak
12= l. I'm not motivated because my coursework doesn't seem relevant to my future
goals
13= m. I don't find my coursework interesting
14= n. My social life interferes with or distracts me from my coursework
15= o. My job interferes with my coursework
16= p. Time with my family distracts me from my coursework
17= q. I am too depressed to do my coursework
18= r. The other reason I listed

UD9. LD8. What was your primary reason for attending a University of California
Summer Session in the past?
I HAVE NOT ATTENDED A UC SUMMER SESSION IN THE PAST
To stay on track to graduate "on time"
To be able to graduate early
To repeat a course
To work on requirements for a double major or minor
To enroll in a course I could not get during the regular academic terms
To be able to concentrate on a difficult or required course
To improve my overall GPA
To take a course from a specific instructor
To make constructive use of my time while working part-time
To have an opportunity to take a course for my own interest or enjoyment
Other, please specify:

UD10. LD9. Do you plan on attending a University of California Summer Session this
summer or in the future?
 Yes, definitely Yes, probably Probably not Definitely not I have no idea

UD11. LD10.Which of the following would MOST increase the likelihood that you would
attend a University of California Summer Session this summer or in the future? PLEASE
CHECK NO MORE THAN THREE (3)
More courses which satisfy breadth requirements were offered
More courses in my major were offered
 More on-line or distance learning courses were offered
More courses for professional development or personal enrichment were offered
 Summer internship opportunities that provide course credit were offered
More education abroad or travel-study opportunities were offered for course credit
More summer on-campus employment opportunities were available
More affordable summer on-campus housing was available
More affordable summer off-campus housing was available
More UC cultural events and programs were offered during the summer
More financial aid was available for summer school
Flexible course schedules were offered (evening and weekends)
None of the above would significantly increase the likelihood of attending



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MODULE 2:CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Activities

1. During this academic year, have you been involved in any of the following activities or
organizations (check all that apply)?

SCALE: Participant or member Officer or Leader Neither

   a.   Student government
   b.   Fraternity or sorority
   c.   Other campus-based club or organization
   d.   Off-campus club or organization


2. Indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about your experiences at
Cal:

 SCALE : Strongly disagree, Disagree, Somewhat disagree, Somewhat agree, Agree, Strongly
agree

   a. Opportunities for community service while on this campus are important to me
   b. Opportunities to develop my leadership skills while on this campus are important to me
   c. My undergraduate experience on this campus provides adequate opportunity to explore
      my cultural identity
   d. I feel I can express my political opinions on campus

Community Service & Leadership

3. DURING THIS ACADEMIC YEAR, have you done community service work either on
or off campus?

No [Go to #4] Yes [Go to 3a]

3a. How did you get involved in this particular community service work? If you have been
involved in more than one form of community service, please answer for the one that has
been the largest time commitment.

Through a related class
Through a program where I receive course credit (e.g., field studies credit for tutoring)
Through a formal service program (AmeriCorps, VISTA, etc.) where I receive pay or a stipend
Through my fraternity or sorority
Through another student organization on campus
Through a university department or program
Through my religious organization or church
Through my internship


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I found the work on my own

3b. Why did you participate in this community service? Please check all that apply.

To help my fraternity or sorority fulfill a service obligation
To help me get in to a professional or graduate school program
To help a student organization to which I belong fulfill a service obligation
To learn more about the community
As part of a campus disciplinary action
To help other people
It was required for a course I am taking
To meet people and make friends
To help me gain experience for a future career
Other, please specify: [TEXT BOX]

3c. What was the type of organization where you did you this community service? If you
have been involved in more than one form of community service, please answer for the one
that has been the largest time commitment.

K-12 school
Preschool
Adult literacy or ESL program
Youth services agency
Student government
Environmental group
Homeless shelter
Housing organization
Clinic or hospital
Animal shelter
Help hotline
Religious organization
Political party
Political or advocacy organization
Other, please specify: [text box]

3d. What kind of community service work did you do? Please check all that apply.

Tutoring
Computer or technical support
Mentoring
General support
Teaching or educating
Building or landscaping
Outreach
Preparing or serving food
Counseling



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Health care
Publicity
Environmental clean up
Fundraising
Other, Please Specify: [TEXT BOX]

3e. Thinking back on this academic year, how often did you do community service work?

Once or twice
More than once or twice, but less than once a month
Once or twice a month
More than twice a month

3f. During a TYPICAL 7-day (168 hour) week in this academic year, how many hours do
you spend performing community service work?

 0 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-12 More than 12


News & Information Sources

4. How often would you say you follow what's going on in government and public affairs?

Most of the time
Some of the time
Only now and then
Hardly at all

5. Please indicate how often you use the following sources of NEWS INFORMATION
during this past academic year:

SCALE: Rarely or never, Less than once a week, Once a week, Several times a week, Everyday,
More than once a day

   a.   National television news
   b.   Local television news
   c.   Internet
   d.   Public television
   e.   Public Radio
   f.   Talk radio
   g.   Weekly news magazines
   h.   Campus newspaper
   i.   Other daily newspaper

6. Thinking back over the past month, which of the following was the main source of
information for you about news and public affairs?



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   a.   National television news
   b.   Local television news
   c.   Internet
   d.   Public television
   e.   Public Radio
   f.   Talk radio
   g.   Weekly news magazines
   h.   Campus newspaper
   i.   Other daily newspaper

7. Aside from campus newspapers and weekly newspapers, which, if any, newspapers, do
you read (not online) at least several times a week? (If you read more than three
newspapers, please choose the three newspapers you read most often.)

Daily newspaper #1:
Daily newspaper #2:
Daily newspaper #3:

8. How often do you use the Internet as a source of news?
Rarely or never [please skip to #]
Less than once a week [please skip to #]
Once a week [please skip to #]
Several times a week
 Everyday
More than once a day

9. Which news website(s) do you use? (If you use more than three websites on a fairly
regular basis, please choose the three websites you use most often.)
News website #1:
News website #2:
News website #3:

Political Engagement

10. Thinking back on this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

SCALE: Never, Rarely, Occasionally, Somewhat often, Often, Very often

   a.   Attended meetings or rallies related to local, state, or national politics
   b.   Engaged in protests or demonstrations
   c.   Performed work or service for a political campaign
   d.   Talked with friends about current events or things you have heard about in the news

11. And during this academic year, have you ever . . .
  No Yes
. . . signed an online petition?


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. . . forwarded an online petition to someone else?
. . . written a letter or e-mail to an elected official?
. . . donated money to a political cause?
. . . worn a wristband to show your support for a political cause or issue?
. . . refused to buy something from a company because you disagree with the company's social or
political values?

12. Are there any other ways in which you supported a campaign or cause over the past
academic year?

13. When it comes to politics, where would you place yourself on this scale? Please select
the response closest to your position.
 Very liberal Liberal Slightly liberal Moderate: middle of the road Slightly conservative
Conservative Very conservative

14. Below is a scale with strong Democrats on one end and strong Republicans on the other,
and with independents in the middle. Where would you place yourself in the scale?
Other party (please specify):
I strongly prefer the Democrats
 I prefer the Democrats
 I am basically independent but lean toward the Democrats
 I am independent,
 I have no preference for either party
 I am basically independent but lean toward the Republicans
 I prefer the Republicans
 I strongly prefer the Republicans

15. Now think for a minute about your parents when you were growing up. Where would
you place your MOTHER on this scale?
Other party (please specify):
Strongly prefers the Democrats
 Prefers the Democrats
Basically independent but leans toward the Democrats
Independent, no preference for either party
Basically independent but leans toward the Republicans
Prefers the Republicans
Strongly prefer the Republicans
Don't know

16. Where would you place your FATHER on this scale?
Other party (please specify):
Strongly prefers the Democrats
Prefers the Democrats
Basically independent but leans toward the Democrats
Independent, no preference for either party
Basically independent but leans toward the Republicans


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Prefers the Republicans
Strongly prefer the Republicans
Don't know

17. What is your religious preference?
Baptist
Buddhist
Christian Church (Disciples)
Eastern Orthodox
Episcopalian
Hindu
Jewish
Methodist
Muslim
Presbyterian
Quaker
Roman Catholic
Seventh Day Adventist
Sikh
Taoist
Unitarian/Universalist
United Church of Christ/Congregational
Other Christian
Other Religion
None

17a. Do you consider yourself a born-again Christian?
 No
 Yes


18. Which of these best describes your opinion on the following issues?
SCALE: Agree strongly Agree somewhat Disagree somewhat Disagree strongly
    a. Abortion should be legal
    b. The death penalty should be abolished
    c. Racial discrimination is no longer a major problem in America
    d. Realistically, an individual can do little to bring about changes in our society
    e. Wealthy people should pay a larger share of taxes than they do now
    f. Colleges should prohibit racist/sexist speech on campus
    g. Same-sex couples should have the right to legal marital status
    h. A national health care plan is needed to cover everybody's medical costs
    i. Undocumented immigrants should be denied access to public education
    j. In view of the developments since we first sent our troops to Iraq, I think the United
       States made a mistake in sending troops to Iraq
    k. The federal government's war on terrorism has unnecessarily compromised our civil
       liberties in this country



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19. Do you think this country is moving in the right direction or wrong direction?
Right direction
Wrong direction
Don't know

19a. Why do you think that?



20. Are there any public issues or social causes in which you have a particular interest or
concern? If so, please list them below.




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MODULE 3: STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
1. PARENTS’ INVOLVEMENT

1a Indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about how
your parents are involved in your UC experience this term.
SCALE: Strongly disagree, Disagree, Somewhat disagree, Somewhat agree, Agree, Strongly
agree
    a. My parents and I discuss what classes I should take.
    b. My parents and I discuss what I learned in class
    c. My parents are very interested in my academic progress
    d. My parents stress the importance of getting good grades
    e. I am pursuing, or considering, a major I don't like, in order to please my parents
    f. My parents ask about my friends or non-academic activities at UC



1b. When it comes to my life as a college student, I would prefer that my parents be:
Much more involved
Somewhat more involved
Involved as much as they are now
Somewhat less involved
Much less involved

1c Thinking back on this academic year, how often have you typically had contact with one
or both of your parents?
SCALE: Usually every day, A few times a week, About once a week, A few times a month,
Once a month or less, Not at all.
    a. By phone
    b. By text message through cell phone
    c. By email or instant message on the Internet
    d. In person
‘
2 GOALS & ASPIRATIONS
2a Indicate how important each of the following college goals is to you.
SCALE: Very important, Somewhat important, Not important

   a.   Be in a position to give something back to my community after finishing my education
   b.   Acquire a well-rounded general education
   c.   Discover what kind of person I really want to be
   d.   Achieve a high GPA
   e.   Form romantic relationships
   f.   Establish meaningful friendships
   g.   Prepare for graduate or professional school
   h.   Obtain the skills I need to pursue my chosen career
   i.   Be in a position to make a lot of money after finishing my education
   j.   Explore new ideas


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   k.   Enjoy my college years before assuming adult responsibilities.
   l.   Develop a personal code of values and ethics.
   m.   Develop an in-depth understanding of a specific field of study.
   n.   Integrate spirituality into my life.
   o.   Establish social networks that will help further my career.
   p.   Obtain the skills I need to function in the international arena.

2b What career do you hope to eventually have after you’ve completed your education?
Drop-down list
   •  Artistic, creative professions
   •  Business, finance-related professions
   •  Education
   •  Engineering, computer programming
   •  Law
   •  Medicine, health-related professions
   •  Psychology, helping professions
   •  Researcher, other scientist
   •  Other [please specify]
   •  I have no idea whatsoever
   •  If other___________________

2c Think about the type of person you are. With which, if any, of the following types of
students on your UC campus do you personally identify? That is, which of these “college
identities” best describes who you are? Response option: CHECK ALL THAT APPLY

Artsy students
Slackers
Athletes/jocks
Students from very poor backgrounds
Feminist students
Students from very rich backgrounds
Fraternity/sorority members
Students in my major or field of interest
Immigrant students
Students involved in my campus organization
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender students
Students of my racial or ethnic background
Students who are serious about getting good grades
Liberal students
Partiers
Transfer students
Religious or spiritual students
Other, please specify [text box]

2d With which ONE of these groups do you most strongly identify?
Drop down list, including 2.3 all

3. PERSONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT


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3a Think back to when you first entered the University of California. Please rate your
understanding and awareness of the following issues at that time:
SCALE: When you entered UC: Very poor, Poor, Fair, Good, Very good, Excellent
SCALE: As you are now: Very poor, Poor, Fair, Good, Very good, Excellent
   a. My own racial and ethnic identity.
   b. The social problems facing our nation.
   c. The social problems facing the world.
   d. Social class and economic differences/issues.
   e. Racial and ethnic differences/issues.
   f. Gender and sexual orientation differences/issues.


3.1b Now, please rate your current understanding and awareness of these same issues:
(same SCALE and items as 3.1a)

4. TIME ALLOCATION
4.a You told us earlier how much time you spend studying and working in a week. How
much time do you spend on each of these other activities in a typical week?
SCALE: 0, 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, greater than 30

   a.   Attending movies, concerts, sports or other entertainment events
   b.   Performing community service or volunteer activities
   c.   Participating in physical exercise, recreational sports, or physically active hobbies
   d.   Participating in spiritual or religious activities
   e.   Participating in student clubs or organizations
   f.   Pursuing a recreational or creative interest (arts/crafts, reading, music, hobbies, etc.)
   g.   Socializing with friends
   h.   Spending time with family
   i.   Using the computer for non-academic purposes (games, shopping, email/i.m., etc.)
   j.   Watching TV
   k.   Commuting to school and to work

4a During this academic year, what was the average number of hours per night you slept
on week-nights?

5. OBSTACLES AND SUPPORT FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS
5a During this academic year, how often have the following significant experiences
interfered with your school work or academic success?
SCALE: All the time, Frequently, Occasionally, Rarely, Not at all
    a. Being depressed
    b. Being stressed
    c. Being too tired (sleep deprived)
    d. Participating in campus activities
    e. Feeling emotional distress
    f. Family responsibilities or obligations
    g. Being ill, in poor physical health, or injured




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   h.   Fulfilling job responsibilities
   i.   Dealing with a difficult living situation (e.g. noise or inconsiderate roommate)
   j.   Supporting political activities or social causes
   k.   Having an active social life or partying excessively

6. PERCEPTIONS OF CAMPUS CLIMATE
6a Based on your experience and observations, rate the general climate for students of your
UC campus, along the following dimensions:
    a. Friendly - - - - - Hostile
    b. Caring- - - - - - Impersonal
    c. Intellectual….Not intellectual
    d. Tolerant of diversity - - - - - Intolerant of diversity
    e. Safe…dangerous
    f. Too easy academically…..too hard academically



6b Indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about
your UC campus.
SCALE: Strongly disagree, Disagree, Somewhat disagree, Somewhat agree, Agree, Strongly
agree

   a.   I feel free to express my political beliefs on campus.
   b.   I feel free to express my religious beliefs on campus.
   c.   Students are respected here regardless of their economic class.
   d.   Students are respected here regardless of their gender.
   e.   Students are respected here regardless of their race or ethnicity.
   f.   Students are respected here regardless of their religious beliefs.
   g.   Students are respected here regardless of their political beliefs.
   h.   Students are respected here regardless of their sexual orientation




   6c How would you characterize your political orientation?:
   •  SCALE: Very liberal
   •  Liberal
   •  Slightly liberal
   •  Moderate or middle of the road
   •  Slightly conservative
   •  Conservative
   •  Very conservative

7. SUMMARY OBSERVATIONS




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7a. Please describe for us the most important way that you have changed or developed as a
person since you became a student at the University of California.




7b. Please describe for us the most important way in which your awareness, understanding,
or relationship to the world we live in has changed since you became a student at the
University of California.




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MODULE 4: STUDENT SERVICES
Although we are asking about a large number of programs and services, many of them are
aimed at a small group of students. Most students will have needed fewer than half of the
services below and will not need to answer many of the questions.


STUDENT PROGRAMS & SERVICES


 Part 1.We'd like to know about your experiences with the following student programs and
services, either in person or online, over the past academic year at UCX.

[NOTE: Where possible, these service names were customized for each campus]

   1.    Career and Employment Services (Internship and Career Services)
   2.    Graduate and professional school advising (Advising Services)
   3.    Recreation facilities
   4.    Health center
   5.    Psychological counseling
   6.    Tutoring
   7.    Cross-cultural/multicultural center
   8.    Services for Transfer students
   9.    Women's/gender equity center
   10.   Services for Re-entry students
   11.   Services for Disabled students
   12.   Services for LGBT students
   13.   Services for international students
   14.   Services for student parents/child care
   15.   Services for first generation & low income students
   16.   Residential life programs
   17.   Campus housing
   18.   Registrar's Office
   19.   Financial Aid Office

[Respondents were asked to answer questions below for all of the above services:


[Name of Service]
If you did not need this service and have no opinion of comments concerning it, please skip to
the next service.

What was your experience with this service?

Didn't need (skip to #next service)
Needed but didn't use (skip to #1c)
Used and the service was excellent
Used and the service was good
Used and the service was fair
Used and the service was poor



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How important was this service to you?

Extremely important
Very important
Somewhat important
Not very important
Not at all important

1a How could it better serve your needs? Please be specific[TEXT BOX FOR OPEN_ENDED]

Please go to question #2 [next service].

1b If you might have needed the service but didn’t use this service, why not?

 I had never heard of it (them)
I had concerns about possible costs
I didn't know what it (they) offered
I had concerns about possible lack of confidentiality
I didn't know if I was eligible
I was embarrassed to use it (them)
I did not know how to access it (them)
I didn't have enough time
It has (They have) a poor reputation
I use an off-campus service instead
The hours are inconvenient
Other, please specify: [TEXT BOX FOR OPEN_ENDED]
The location is inconvenient

20.Now, thinking back on all the services you have used during this academic year, which
of these services was the most helpful to you? (Select one)


Career and Employment Services (Internship and Career Services)
Graduate and professional school advising (Advising Services)
Recreation facilities
Health center
Psychological counseling
Tutoring
Cross-cultural/multicultural center
Services for Transfer students
Women's/gender equity center
Services for Re-entry students
Services for Disabled students
Services for LGBT students
Services for international students
Services for student parents/child care
Services for first generation & low income students
Residential life programs



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Campus housing
Registrar's Office
Financial Aid Office
None

21. How was it helpful to you? Please be as specific as possible. [TEXT BOX FOR
OPEN_ENDED]

22. Please describe any services or programs you have needed that, as far as you know, are not
available for undergraduates at this campus. [TEXT BOX FOR OPEN_ENDED]




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                        MODULE 5: CAMPUS MODULES

                                   Berkeley Module
Undergraduates and Technology

Hardware

1. Which of the following devices do you own? Check all that apply.
Personal desktop computer
Personal laptop computer
Personal digital assistant (PDA) such as Palm or PocketPC
Smart phone (combination cell phone and PDA), such as Treo
Cell phone (mobile phone)
Working regular telephone (land line)
Portable digital music player (such as iPod)
Portable electronic translation device
Webcam

2. Which of these best describes your personal desktop computer?
Don't own [skip to the next item]
Generally adequate
Barely adequate
Not at all adequate

2a. What is the primary operating system on this computer?
Windows
Macintosh
Linux
Other Unix
Other, please specify:

3. Which of these best describes your personal laptop computer?
Don't own [skip to the next item]
Generally adequate
Barely adequate
Not at all adequate

3a. What is the primary operating system on this computer?
Windows
Macintosh
Linux
Other Unix
Other, please specify:

3b. How often do you bring your laptop to class this semester?
 Never


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Sometimes
Often
Always or almost always

4. How do you most often connect your personal computer to the Internet at your local
residence?
 Dial-up modem to UC Berkeley (Home IP service, SHIPS)
 Dial-up modem to other service provider (such as AOL, Earthlink, MSN)
 Wireless connection to AirBears
 Direct Ethernet connection
 DSL (such as SBC/Yahoo! DSL)
 Cable modem (such as Comcast)
 Other high-speed Internet access (such as satellite dish) T-1 or fiber optic
 Do not connect to Internet from home
 Don't know
 Other, please specify:

5. How do you most often connect to the Internet while on campus?
Use a university computer (in a computer lab, library, etc.)
Use my own computer with wireless connection to AirBears
Use another electronic device (PDA, mobile phone, etc.)
Do not connect to Internet while on campus
 Other, please specify:

Technology & The Student Experience

6. During this academic year, how often have you engaged in the following activities?

SCALE :Almost every waking hour Several times a day Once or twice a day 3-5 days a week
1-2 days a week Every few weeks Once or twice Never

   a.   Used the Internet from a computer or other electronic device
   b.   Used a cell (mobile) phone
   c.   Communicated with a professor by email
   d.   Communicated with a professor by instant messaging (IM)
   e.   Communicated with a GSI by email
   f.   Communicated with a GSI by IM
   g.   Communicated with other students about class assignments by email
   h.   Communicated with other students about class assignments by IM
   i.   Communicated with your parents by email
   j.   Communicated with your friends by email

7. During this academic year, have you done any of the following?

SCALE : Yes No
  a. Created art, music or video using a computer



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   b. Shared your own art, music, or video on the Internet
   c. Searched for personal information about another student using a search engine (such as
      Google)
   d. Advertised or invited other students to an event or meeting
   e. Searched for personal information about another student using a social networking site
      (such as Facebook or myspace)

8. During this academic year, how frequently have you done each of the following?

SCALE: Never Rarely Occasionally Somewhat often Often Very often
Used a library catalog such as Pathfinder or Melvyl
Searched a library-provided database for journal articles
Used a non-library search engine (such as Google) for research
Read or printed e-books and online full-text journal articles
Brought your own laptop to the library and used a wireless connection

9. Which of these best represents your opinion on the following statements?

SCALE: Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree Don't know
  a. I would like more professors to use Powerpoint slides in their lectures
  b. The Internet has helped me better communicate with my instructors
  c. The Internet has helped me better communicate with my classmates
  d. The Internet has made it more difficult to complete assignments
  e. I am more comfortable asking questions of my instructors in office hours rather than by
     email or instant messaging
  f. I would prefer to buy printed course packets/readers instead of downloading readings
     from the Internet
  g. Sometimes the use of information technology in the classroom makes it harder to do well
     in my classes
  h. I prefer to do research on the Internet when possible rather than go to the library


10. Would you like to be able to download a greater number of my class lectures in the
form of podcasts (audio) or webcasts (video)?
 No (Skip to next item)
 Yes

10a. Why? Please check all that apply
It saves me time
It is as if I can choose what time I want to go to lecture
 I like to review my notes while replaying the lecture
I am not a native English speaker and it helps to be able to review the lecture
I can use it in case I miss lecture

11. Which of the following best describes you?
I love new technologies and am among the first to experiment with them and use them



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I like new technologies and use them before most people I know
I usually use new technologies when most people I know do
I am usually one of the last people I know to use new technologies
I am skeptical of new technologies and use them only when I have to

Facebook
This next section is all about the website Facebook.

12. How often do you use Facebook?
 Almost every waking hour
Several times a day
Once or twice a day
3-5 days a week
1-2 days a week
Every few weeks
Once a month or less
Used it in the past but not now
Why did you stop? [TEXT BOX]

Never used it
Why not? [TEXT BOX]

(If you do not currently use Facebook, please skip to the end of the questionnaire.)

13. Generally speaking, how important is Facebook to you?
SCALE: Not important Not very important Somewhat important Important Very important
Essential

Please explain: [TEXT BOX]

14. About what proportion of these students do you think use Facebook?

SCALE: <25% 25-50% 51-75% >75%
All Cal students
Closest male friends at Cal
Closest female friends at Cal
Closest friends at other schools

15. Which of these have you uploaded to Facebook?
Photo of myself
Photos of friends. About how many?(Please type the number):
My email address
List of my current classes
Lists of favorite music, movies, food, or similar things
Whether I am in a relationship




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16. Including photos that other people may have uploaded, how many photos of you do you
think are on Facebook? Please type the number:

17. Many students belong to groups on Facebook. What is one group to which you belong
that is particularly significant to you?


17a. Why is that group important to you?




18. Have you ever decided not to post photos or other information about yourself because it
might be read by current or future employers, Cal administrators, or other non-students?
 No
 Yes

19. What is the BEST thing that has happened to you as a result of using Facebook?

20. What is the WORST thing that has happened to you as a result of using Facebook?




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                                               Irvine Module
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

1. Please tell us how frequently you use various types of information technology.

                                                Do not    Never   Rarely     A few     A few    Every
                                               have one                     times a   times a    day
                                                                             month     week

If you own a desktop computer, how often
do you use it?

If you own a portable (laptop) computer,
how often do you use it?

If you own a portable (laptop) computer,
how often do you use it at some place other
than your residence?

If you own a portable digital audio player
(such as an iPod), how often do you use it?

How often do you access your university
provided e-mail account?

If you have an e-mail account in addition to
the one provided by the university, how
often do you use your (favorite) non-
university e-mail account?

If you have an instant message account, how
often do you use it?

If you have an internet telephone service
such as Skype, how often do you use it?

How often do you access the campus
wireless network from a laptop?

How often do you participate in on-line
social networks such as Facebook,
Friendster, or MySpace?

How often do you use a laptop during a
lecture?

How often do you download music or videos
from the Web?

How often do you use the Web to access
course materials?




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How often do you use EEE services?

How often do you use the Web to find
information for classes other than course
materials provided specifically for a class?

How often do you use “open access”
university computer labs?



2. Which of the following statements best describes you and your use of technology?

         A.   I love new technologies and am among the first to experiment and use them.
         B.   I like new technologies and use them before most people I know.
         C.   I usually use new technologies when most people I know do.
         D.   I am usually one of the last people I know to use new technologies.
         E.   I am skeptical of new technologies and use them only when I have to.

USING TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR UCI COURSES

3. Please tell us if you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding the usefulness of information
technology for your UCI courses. By “information technology” we mean any electronic means of obtaining or
sharing information, such as a course Web site, an instructor who uses Power Point presentations in class, course on-
line discussion groups, reading materials on-line, on-line office hours, etc.

                                               Strongly   Disagree   Somewhat     Somewhat        Agree      Strongly
                                               disagree               disagree      agree                     agree

I am more engaged in courses that
require me to use technology than in
those that do not require me to use
technology.

Overall, my UCI instructors use
information technology well in my
courses.

Information technology helps me do
better research for my courses.

The use of information technology in
my courses has improved my learning.

4. If you use a laptop during class time, which statement best describes how you use it?

A. I don’t have a laptop OR I don’t use it during class time.
B. When I use my laptop in class, I focus primarily on class-related activities such as taking notes, referring to
   course-related Web sites, reviewing the syllabus on-line, etc.
C. When I use my laptop in class, I focus primarily on non-class-related activities, such as reading and sending e-
   mail, surfing the Web, playing computer games, etc.
D. When I use my laptop in class, I spend about an equal amount of time on class-related and non-class-related
   activities.




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STUDENT AFFAIRS WEB SITES

5. Please tell us how well your needs were met by the following Web sites at UCI:

                          Never needed                  Needed important information or service, used it
                          information or
                                                                             AND
                              service
                                OR
                                               Needed much more         It was adequate      It had all the answers
                           Never used it                                                            I needed


Admissions Web
site

Registrar’s Web site
for course
enrollment, schedule
of classes, or grades

Registrar’s Web site
for policies or other
purposes

Financial Aid Web
site

Residential Housing
Web site

Student Health
Center Web site

Health Education
Web site

Dean of Students
Web site

Career Center Web
site


RESIDENCE

6. During the 2005-06 academic year I am living

          in Arroyo Vista
          in Campus Village
          in Mesa Court
          in Middle Earth
          in Palo Verde


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          in Verano Place
          in Vista del Campo
          within walking distance of the campus
          further than walking distance from the campus

UCI LIBRARIES

7. We’d like to know more about your experiences with the UCI Libraries for this past academic quarter.

                                                   Never    Once or    3 to 4 times    5 to 10      More
                                                             twice                      times      than 10
                                                                                                    times

Found something interesting while browsing
in the UCI Library stacks?

Asked a UCI Librarian or staff member for
help in finding information on some topic?

Gone to the Library to study?

Developed a bibliography or reference list for
a term paper or other report?

Used the library website to find material on
some topic?



8. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statements about the UCI Libraries.

                                               Disagree    Somewhat      Neither      Somewhat     Agree
                                                            disagree    disagree        agree
                                                                        nor agree

I have access to the print or electronic
journals I require for my coursework.

Access to electronic resources from my
dorm or off campus is easy.

Service from staff instills confidence in
their ability to assist me.

Service from staff is courteous and they
are willing to help.

Library space is comfortable for
individual activities.

Library space inspires study and
learning.




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The Library’s Web site enables me to
locate high quality information.

The Library’s Web site enables me to
easily locate information on my own.




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                                   Los Angeles Module
1. Ethical beliefs and behaviors

(1a) UCLA students have different views about what is right and wrong. Although you
may not personally engage in the following activities, to what extent do you AGREE that
it’s ALL RIGHT for a student to do these things:
Response options: strongly disagree, disagree, neutral, agree, strongly agree

   a. Use a fake ID to get into a bar
   b. Use solution sets or sample papers from previous terms to complete assignments
   c. Take more than the allowed amount of food out of a residence hall dining facility
   d. Sell sports or entertainment tickets for a higher price than face value
   e. Park illegally while going to class
   f. Lie to a professor about the reason for overdue work or absence from class.
   g. Litter (trash or cigarette butts) on campus
   h. Install unlicensed software on a personal computer
   i. Falsify an application for a handicapped parking permit
   j. Download copyrighted material (music, movies, etc.) without paying.
   k. Copy and paste material from the Internet directly into an assignment without
      attribution
   l. Cheat on a test in class
   m. Actively try to prevent other students from doing well

 (1b) Although you may not personally engage in the following activities, based on your
own observations and knowledge, what proportion of UCLA students has done the
following at least once during this academic year:
Response options: none, a few, some, most, all, no idea

   a. Used a fake ID to get into a bar
   b. Used solution sets or sample papers from previous terms to complete assignments
   c. Take more than the allowed amount of food out of a residence hall dining facility
   d. Sell sports or entertainment tickets for a higher price than face value
   e. Parked illegally while going to class
   f. Lied to a professor about the reason for overdue work or absence from class
   g. Littered (trash or cigarette butts) on campus
   h. Installed unlicensed software on a personal computer
   i. Falsified an application for a handicapped parking permit
   j. Downloaded copyrighted material (music, movies, etc.) without paying
   k. Copied and pasted material from the Internet directly into an assignment without
      attribution
   l. Cheated on a test in class
   m. Actively tried to prevent other students from doing well




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2. Educational technology at UCLA

(2a To what extent does each of the following describe your experience in your UCLA
courses?
Responses: Strongly disagree; disagree; neutral; agree; strongly agree

   a. I am more engaged in courses that effectively integrate information technology, such as
      in assignments, exercises and course materials.
   b. Overall, my instructors use information technology well in my courses, such as for
      presenting course concepts and providing a course website.
   c. The instructors’ use of information technology to teach course concepts has increased
      my interest in the subject matter.
   d. Overall, my experience with information technology has improved my ability to study
      and learn outside of class time.
   e. I primarily use information technology in courses to improve the presentation of my
      work, for example, by using document or presentation software.
   f. I need more training on the information technology that I am required to use in my
      courses.

(2-b) To what extent has the use of information technology in UCLA courses helped you?
Responses: Strongly disagree, disagree, neutral, agree, strongly agree

   a. The use of information technology in courses has helped me better understand complex
      or abstract concepts.
   b. The use of information technology in courses has helped me better communicate with
      my instructors.
   c. The use of information technology in courses has helped me better communicate and
      collaborate with my classmates.
   d. The use of information technology in courses has resulted in prompt feedback from my
      instructors.
   e. Courses that use information technology allow me to take greater control of my course
      activities (e.g. planning, apportioning time, noting success and failure)
   f. The use of information technology in my courses has helped me prepare for future
      study and/or finding a job.

(2-c) How valuable did you find the following features on your UCLA class web sites?
Responses: Feature not available, Did not use, Not valuable, Valuable, Very valuable

   a.   Syllabus
   b.   Online readings and links to other course materials, such as streamed audio and video
   c.   Online discussion board (posting comments, questions, and responses)
   d.   Access to sample exams and quizzes online for learning purposes
   e.   Taking exams and quizzes online for grading purposes
   f.   Turning in assignments online
   g.   Getting assignments back from instructors with comments and grades
   h.   Sharing materials among students
   i.   Keeping track of grades on assignments and tests

(2d)What is the most important thing you feel that UCLA could do to improve
educational technology for UCLA students? [text box]




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3. Academic experience

3a Have you changed your major at least once since beginning your studies at UCLA
(excluding an official change from “undeclared” to your current major)? Please answer
“yes” if you made a significant effort to fulfill prerequisites or requirements for another
major, even if you never officially declared it.
Response options: Yes/No
If no, skip to 3-2
If yes, proceed to 3-1b

3b What was your former major? (If you pursued more than one other major before
selecting your current major, enter the one for which you fulfilled the most
requirements.) _________________

3c What prompted you to leave that major? [check all that apply]:
   o My career plans changed
   o I became more interested in another subject
   o My previous major did not deal with “real world” issues or applications
   o The preparatory classes weren’t interesting
   o The classes in the major weren’t interesting
   o I couldn’t get into the classes I needed
   o Other students were too competitive
   o The graduation requirements were too extensive
   o The courses were too difficult
   o My grades were too low
   o I needed a major that left more time for employment
   o I wanted a major that left more time for other activities
   o Other, please specify ____________


3b We want to understand how students who entered UCLA as freshmen use advanced
credits they may have earned in high school. Did you enter UCLA directly from high
school?
Response options Yes, no.
If yes, go to 3-2a, if no go to 3-3

3b1 How many AP units did you get credit for when you entered UCLA? [text box] _____

3b2 How many community college units (taken during high school) did you have when you
     entered UCLA? [text box] _____

3b3 Did you use these credits for any of the following? Check all that apply.

                                                            AP     Community College
        o   A lighter study load                            ___         ___
        o   Entering directly into an advanced course       ___         ___
        o   Subject requirements for my major               ___         ___
        o   Electives to reach the 180-unit
                graduation requirement                      ___          ___
        o   Meeting proficiency requirements
               (e.g. Foreign Language, Writing I or Quantitative
               Reasoning)                                   ___          ___




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4. What are the sources of information that you use to learn about University academic
      requirements, deadlines, and administrative procedures?
   o Best source: ___________
   o Second best source: _______
   o Third best source: __________

We'd like to know about your experiences with the following student programs and services,
either in person or online, over the past academic year at this campus.

5. BruinCorps
6. Center for Student Programming
7. Community Programs
8. Student Legal Services
9. Student Loan Services
10. UCLA Recreational Programs (e.g., fitness classes, intramurals, club sports, outdoor
activities)

Scales

Part a.

What was your experience with this service?

Didn't need (skip to next service)
Needed but didn't use (skip to part b)
Used and the service was excellent
Used and the service was good
Used and the service was fair
Used and the service was poor

How helpful was this service to you?

Extremely helpful
Very helpful
Somewhat helpful
Not very helpful
Not at all helpful

How could it better serve your needs? Please be specific[TEXT BOX FOR OPEN_ENDED]


Part b. If you might have needed the service but didn’t use this service, why not?

 I had never heard of it (them)
I didn't know what it (they) offered
I didn't know if I was eligible
I did not know how to access it (then)


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It has (They have) a poor reputation
The hours are inconvenient
The location is inconvenient
I had concerns about possible costs
I had concerns about possible lack of confidentiality
I was embarrassed to use it (them)
I didn't have enough time
I use an off-campus service instead
Other, please specify: [TEXT BOX FOR OPEN_ENDED]




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                                 Santa Barbara Module
1. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statements:

SCALE : Strongly disagree Disagree Somewhat disagree Somewhat agree Agree
Strongly agree
   a. I expect to do well and earn good grades in college
   b. Doing well in college will help me later in life
   c. I am very determined to reach my goals
   d. My family is more important than a career
   e. My future is limited
   f. My success in college depends on how much effort I put into my studies
   g. My success in college depends on my intelligence and natural ability
   h. My success in college depends somewhat on fate or chance
   i. My success in college depends on the kind of instruction and assignments that I receive
      in class
   j. Things are harder for me in college because of my race or ethnicity
   k. Things are harder for me in college because of my gender
   l. I was initially very nervous about attending college

2. Earlier we asked whether you feel that you belong at this campus. Now we would like to
learn a little bit more about your sense of belonging. To what extent do you agree or
disagree with the following:

SCALE : Strongly disagree Disagree Somewhat disagree Somewhat agree Agree
Strongly agree
   a. I feel I belong at this college academically
   b. I feel I belong at this college socially

3. Can you explain why you feel that you do or do not belong at UCSB?




4. Among your close friends this year in college, how important is it to:

SCALE: Extremely unimportant Unimportant Important Extremely important
  a. Get good grades
  b. Be willing to party and get wild
  c. Hold a steady job
  d. Be well liked by other students
  e. Study hard
  f. Have a steady boyfriend or girlfriend
  g. Attend class regularly
  h. Do community or volunteer work


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   i. Play sports
   j. Participate in student clubs or other campus activities

5. Please rate your abilities now and when you first began at UC Santa Barbara on the
following dimensions.

When you entered UCSB Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent
Now Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent

Getting along with people from different backgrounds
Managing time effectively
Handling stress
Dealing with emotional difficulties
Study skills (e.g., note taking, preparing for tests)
Working well as a member of a team
Getting along with other people, whether I like them or not

6. During this academic year, how often have the following experiences interfered with
your school work or academic success?

SCALE: All the time Frequently Occasionally Rarely Not at all
  a. Campus activities
  b. Job responsibilities
  c. Family responsibilities or obligations
  d. Social life, or excessive partying
  e. Living situation (noise or inconsiderate roommate)
  f. Political activities or social causes
  g. Being too tired (sleep deprived)
  h. Physical illness or injury
  i. Mental health struggles
  j. Emotional distress
  k. Feeling anxious or panicky
  l. Low self esteem
  m. Being depressed
  n. Being stressed

7. To whom do you go for help with coursework? (Mark all that apply)
 No one
Professors
Teaching assistants
 Family
Friends at home
Friends at school
Students in your classes
UCSB’s tutoring services (CLAS)
 Other, please specify:



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8. General Catalog

8a. How often do you use the hard copy of the UCSB General Catalog book? (The General
Catalog is the book containing course descriptions, the academic calendar, student services
information, tuition information, and other campus and academic information.)
 Very often Sometimes Rarely Never

8b. How often do you access the UCSB General Catalog online?
Very often Sometimes Rarely .Never

8c. If UCSB eliminated the hard copy of the General Catalog book, meaning the General
Catalog would only be available online, would you be...
 Opposed
 Not opposed
 No opinion

8d. If UCSB reduced the content of the hard copy of the General Catalog book by
eliminating the written course descriptions, meaning the course descriptions would only be
available online, would you be...
 Opposed
 Not opposed
 No opinion

9. Please indicate how important the following considerations were in choosing where to
attend college?

SCALE: Extremely Unimportant Unimportant Important Extremely Important
  a. My parents wanted me to come here
  b. This college is affordable
  c. This college is close to home
  d. The advice of a college counselor
  e. Reputation for strong academics
  f. Reputation for strong athletic teams
  g. Availability of academic support programs
  h. Unique educational programs
  i. Good representation of my racial/ethnic group in the student body
  j. Good representation of my racial/ethnic group in the surrounding community
  k. Size of the campus and student population
  l. Friendship with students or alumni
  m. Good social life for students
  n. Opportunity to participate in sports is available
  o. This college is far from home
  p. Security and safety on campus
  q. Financial aid is available

10. Summer Orientation



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10a. Did you attend UCSB’s Summer Orientation?
 Yes
No [Skip to Milestones]

If you attended Summer Orientation:

10a1. During Summer Orientation, what was your overall impression of the UCSB
community?
 Excellent
 Good
 Fair
 Poor

10a2. During Summer Orientation, were UCSB’s academic and community expectations
adequately explained?
 Yes
 No

10a3. Do you feel Summer Orientation adequately addressed your questions and concerns
as a new student?
Yes No

10a4. Do you feel Summer Orientation adequately prepared you for beginning your college
career at UCSB?
 Yes No

10a5. What do you wish Summer Orientation had included that was not provided?

Milestones

11. How likely is it that you will complete each of the following educational milestones?

SCALE: Unlikely Possibly Very likely Definitely
  a. Graduate from college
  b. Graduate from college ON TIME (that is 2 total years for transfer students and 4 total
     years for freshmen entrants)
  c. Transfer to another college
  d. Drop out of college permanently
  e. Complete a graduate or professional degree

12. Time to Degree

12a. If you do not expect to graduate on time, what factors do you think contribute to your
time-to-degree?




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12b. For what reasons do you not expect to graduate on time?

13. Future Plans

13a. If you are a graduating senior, which of the following best describes your plans within
the next year? (Mark all that apply)
 I already have a job that I will be working at full-time after graduation
 I have actively started looking for a job that I will begin full-time after graduation
 I plan to work full-time, but I have not yet started looking for a job
 I plan to work part-time
 I plan to enroll in graduate / professional school and have already been accepted to a program
 I plan to enroll in graduate / professional school, but have not yet been accepted to a program
 I plan to enroll in courses leading to a certificate or professional license
 I plan to take time off from working and school
 I do not know yet
 Other (Specify):
 N/A – I am not graduating this year

13b. If you are not graduating this Spring or Summer, which of the following best describes
your plans for next fall quarter?
I plan to enroll at UCSB full-time
I plan to enroll at UCSB part-time
I plan to enroll at city college
I plan to transfer to another 4-yr college
I plan to take time off from school
 I do not know yet
N/A – I am graduating this Spring/Summer
 Other, please specify:

14. How well do you feel UCSB is preparing you for graduate or professional school?
Very well
More than adequately
Adequately
Less than adequately
Poorly
Don’t know yet

15. How well do you feel UCSB is preparing you for future employment?
Very well
More than adequately
Adequately
Less than adequately
Poorly
Don’t know yet




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                                  RIVERSIDE MODULE
I. How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your educational experience?
(Not Applicable, Very Satisfied, somewhat satisfied, neutral, somewhat dissatisfied, very
dissatisfied)

ADVISING
Advising by faculty on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.)
Advising by faculty on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.)
Advising by staff on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.)
Advising by staff on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.)

QUALITY OF EDUCATION

Wide selection of courses
The size of classes
Availability of courses offered at a convenient time during the day
Availability of courses offered during the time when needed
Availability of courses in your major
Availability of required courses outside your major
Degree of challenge and rigor of courses
Quality of faculty instruction
Quality of teaching by TA's
Accessibility of faculty outside of class
Accessibility of teaching assistances outside of class
Responsiveness to your academic problems
Tutorial assistance

How frequently do you communicate with faculty using email on class matters?
(SCALE: Very Frequently, frequently, occasionally, rarely, vary rarely, never);

How frequently do you communicate with teaching assistants using email on class matters?
(SCALE: Very frequently, frequently, occasionally, rarely, vary rarely, never)


II. STUDENT LIFE - IMPORTANCE
Please rate how important each of the following aspects of student life is to you?
(SCALE:Very important, important, moderately important, of little importance,
       unimportant)

Opportunities for personal involvement in campus activities and events
Opportunities for off campus activities
Opportunities for involvement in athletics and sports
Opportunities for attending sporting events
Campus safety measures to prevent crime
Opportunities to attend campus lectures and hear invited speakers
Cultural and fine arts programming


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Opportunities to attend social events on campus
Quality of social life on campus
Opportunities to participate in student government
Religious/spiritual Life
Climate for minority students on campus

STUDENT LIFE - SATISFACTION
Now, please evaluate your level of satisfaction with each of the following aspects of student
life
(SCALE:Not Applicable, Very Satisfied, somewhat satisfied, neutral, somewhat dissatisfied,
very dissatisfied)

Opportunities for personal involvement in campus activities and events
Opportunities for off campus activities
Opportunities for involvement in athletics and sports
Opportunities for attending sporting events
Campus safety measures to prevent crime
Opportunities to attend campus lectures and hear invited speakers
Cultural and fine arts programming
Opportunities to attend social events on campus
Quality of social life on campus
Opportunities to participate in student government
Religious/spiritual Life
Climate for minority students on campus




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                                     SAN DIEGO MODULE
1.      During the past academic year, how often have you participated in the following
activities?


Scale: Never             Once              Twice 3-4 Times       5-6 Times        7 times or more


Take lecture course from faculty who can refer to their own research in their courses?

Take small research –oriented seminars from faculty member?

Conduct your own research under the direction of faculty as part of a course requirement?

Worked on a creative project under the direction of a faculty member?

Conduct your own research under the direction of faculty for independent study (Example: 199
course)?

Enrolled in a service-learning course?

2.       How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your educational
        experience in your major?
           Not
                            Very                            Somewhat       Somewhat
Scale      Important to                      Dissatisfied                                    Satisfied   Very satisfied
                            dissatisfied                    dissatisfied   satisfied
           me


Advising by faculty on non-academic matters
Advising by departmental staff on non-academic matters
Variety of courses available in your major
Quality of lower-division courses in your major
Quality of upper-division courses in your major


UCSD Academic and Student Support Programs

3.      Using the following scale, please indicate your knowledge, use, and satisfaction with
the following programs or services.

Scale: Never heard of it        Heard of it, but never used it   Used it and was satisfied         Used it
and was very satisfied Used it and was dissatisfied




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Personal Safety Program (e.g., CSO/Evening escort service)

Student Safety Awareness and Sexual Assault Resource Center

Transportation Services (e.g., City Shuttle, UCSD buses/shuttles)

Transportation partnerships (UCSD/San Diego Transit Bus Sticker)

Education Abroad/Opportunities Abroad Program

Educational enrichment programs (e.g., UCDC, internships (197 courses), independent study
(199 courses)

Judicial Affairs-Student Policies and Judicial Affairs

Student Legal Services

Academic Enrichment Program (AEP)/Faculty mentoring

Greek Life Adviser (Student Organizations and Leadership Opportunities (SOLO) Green
Adviser

Parking services

Center for Ethics and Spirituality (former Office of Religious Affairs)

Academic Advising in your Undergraduate College (Revelle, Muir, Warren, Marshall,
Roosevelt, Sixth)

UCSD Campus Residence Halls

UCSD Campus Apartments




4.       Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements concerning
         your experiences at UCSD.



Scale:   Strongly Disagree    Disagree Somewhat Disagree    Somewhat Agree Agree   Strongly Agree




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I feel I can express my political beliefs and personal views on campus

Students are respected here regardless of their religious beliefs

Students are respected here regardless of their sexual orientation

My experiences at UCSD are more difficult because of my race or ethnicity

My experiences at UCSD are more difficult because of my gender

I feel I belong at UCSD academically

I feel I belong at UCSD socially

The racial climate is positive at my Undergraduate College (e.g. Revelle, Muir, Warren,
Marshall, Roosevelt, Sixth)



5.      Compared with when your first entered UCSD, how would you describe your:

Scale: Much Stronger Stronger           No Change             Weaker      Much Weaker

General knowledge

Analytical and problem solving skills

Knowledge of a particular field or discipline

Ability to think critically

Foreign language ability

Knowledge of people from different races or cultures

Religious beliefs and convictions

Leadership abilities

Interpersonal skills

Ability to get along with people of different races or cultures

Understanding of the problems facing your community

Understanding of social problems facing our nation


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Understanding of global issues

Writing skills

Public speaking ability

Mathematical skills

Computer skills



6.      Since entering UCSD, how successful have you been in:

Scale              Very Successful            Somewhat Successful      Not Successful

Using campus services available to students

Understanding what your professors expect of you academically

Adjusting to the academic demands of college

Managing your time effectively

Getting to know faculty

Developing close friendships with other students



7.      Rate yourself on the each of the following traits as compared with the average
        person your age. We want the most accurate estimate of how you see yourself

Scale: Highest 10% Above Average              Average      Below Average      Lowest 10%

Academic ability

Artistic ability

Computer skills

Competitiveness

Cooperatives

Creativity


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Drive to achieve

Emotional health

Initiative

Leadership ability

Mathematical ability

Physical health

Popularity

Public speaking ability

Self-confidence (intellectual)

Self-confidence (social)

Self-understanding

Spirituality

Understanding of others

Writing ability



8.      What do you plant to be doing six months from now? (mark all that apply)

Attending UCSD full-time

Attending UCSD part-time

Attending another college or university as an undergraduate

Attending graduate or professional school

Working full-time

Working part-time

Participating in a community services organization



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Attending a vocational training program

Traveling

Performing volunteer work

Staying to home to attend to family responsibilities

Studying abroad

No current plans



9.     Since entering UCSD, have you: (mark all that apply)

Joined a social fraternity or sorority

Failed one or more courses

Had a part-time job on campus

Had a part-time job off campus

Worked full time while attending school

Participated in student government

Had a roommate of a different race or ethnicity

Participated in an ethnic or racial student organization

Played intercollegiate athletics

Played intramural athletics

Taken a leave of absence

Withdrawn from the University

Participated in leadership training



10.    For the activities listed below, please indicate how often you engaged in each during
       the past year (mark one in each row)


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Scale:           Frequently          Occasionally Not at all

Felt lonely or homesick

Felt depressed

Attended a religious service

Performed volunteer work

Smoked cigarettes

Drank beer

Drank wine or liquor

Felt overwhelmed by all that I had to do

Participated in organized demonstrations

Discussed politics

Overslept and missed class or appointment

Sought personal counseling

Visited an art gallery or museum

Discussed religion

Felt isolated from campus life

Studied with other students

Felt bored in class

Have been a guest in a professor’s home

Voted in a student election

Turned in course assignments electronically

Received course assignments through the Internet

Tutored another college student



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Turned in course assignments late

Met with faculty during office hours

Met with faculty outside of class or office hours

Enrolled in a Freshmen Seminar

Discussed course content with students outside of class

Missed class due to employment

I consult with my College Academic Advisor (as opposed to a Major or Departmental Advisor)




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