Calendar of Events – OIRA Updates Schedule

2020 – 2021 University Survey Administration Schedule

Institutional surveys are an important means of gathering feedback, perceptions, behaviors, expectations, and ideas from students, faculty, and staff members. Elon endeavors to use survey assessments to demonstrate effectiveness and guide program and institutional improvement. The following describes currently known campus-wide survey assessment plans for the current academic year. If you wish to have your project added to this list, please contact OIRA

OIRA Administered Surveys

  • New Student Survey (First Year Experience Advisory): August
  • Survey of the Lecturer Rank (Academic Council): October
  • Fall Student Survey (First Year Experience Advisory, Residential Education, Office of the Provost, Student Life): October – November
  • Faculty & Staff Wellness and Well-being (Human Resources, Office of the President): October
  • Spring Student Survey: April


Other Campus Surveys

  • First Generation Student Survey (First Generation Student Support Services): December
  • Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL)  (Student Life): March
  • Fraternity & Sorority Experiences Survey (FSES) – Tentative: Spring
  • Deferred to 2021: Commuter Habits Survey (Office of Sustainability)
  • Deferred: Residential Campus Assessment (Residential Campus Assessment Team)
  • Deferred: Residential Experience Survey (Residence Life): January

Contact OIRA to have your survey added to this list.

Academic Dashboards Data Update Schedule

We provide academic dashboards for the provost team, the deans, and the department chairs with information on students, courses, course efficiencies, retention rates, graduation rates, majors, minors, student diversity, faculty teaching engagement, and departmental data for end of year reporting. These files are updated on a regular schedule.

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College Guides Submission Schedule

College guides are an important resource for potential students and their families. College guides tend to provide additional contextual information such as reputational scores, organizations on campus, percent of students who stay on campus during the weekends, or key activities offered at the institution.

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