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DSA, in conjunction with other Vanderbilt offices, administers a variety of surveys to the Vanderbilt community. This page provides an overview of recently conducted major surveys.

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SurveyRecipientsTime of YearAnnual?Active
Peabody Professional Student Exit SurveyAll graduating Peabody Professional StudentsApril/August/DecemberEvery SemesterApril-May 2024
COFHE Senior Survey May undergraduate candidatesAprilBiennialApril-May 2024
Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct SurveyFaculty, staff, postdocs, and all undergraduate, graduate, and professional studentsFebruaryNoSpring 2024
VLS Student Voice Survey1L, 2L, & 3L Law StudentsFebruaryYesFebruary 2024
Quality of Life Survey (QLS)All undergraduate studentsDecember-JanuaryBiennialDecember 2023
Doctoral Student Experience SurveyAll enrolled PhD students in their 3rd program year of attendanceDecember-JanuaryYes
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) SurveyInternational students, scholars, & postdocsOctober - NovemberYes
Alcohol and Other Drug SurveyA sample of undergraduate and graduate studentsOctoberBiennialOctober 16 - 30, 2023
MoveVU Commute SurveyFaculty, staff, postdocs and graduate studentsOctoberYesOctober 2 - 17, 2023
CommonVU EvaluationAll undergraduate first-year studentsSeptemberYesSeptember 11 - October 11, 2023
Admitted Student Questionnaire (ASQ)All admitted first-year studentsApril-JulyYes
COFHE Enrolled Student Survey All enrolled undergraduate studentsFebruary-AprilBiennialFebruary 27 - April 3, 2023
COFHE Alumni Survey Bachelor recipients, and alumni 5 and 10 years post-bachelors February-MarchEvery four years
COFHE Parent Survey Parents of enrolled undergraduates February-MarchEvery four years
First Destination Survey (NACE)All graduating undergraduatesSeptember-OctoberYes
First Year Survey All undergraduate first-year studentsAugustBiennial
PhD Exit SurveyAll graduating PhD studentsOngoingYes
School of Engineering Survey of Future Plans May School of Engineering graduatesApril-MayYes
Healthy Minds SurveyAll undergraduate, graduate, and professional studentsOctoberNo