Thank you for taking the time to respond to this survey. UCLA is dedicated to a student-centered program of assessment and will regularly ask you and your fellow students to provide feedback throughout your academic career here. Your responses to campus surveys are a critical resource for us in our decisions undergraduate student programs and campus policies. We encourage you to use these surveys as a way to have your voice heard and to help us improve the experiences for your class and for future cohorts of UCLA students.
WHAT IS THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE SURVEY (UCUES)?
The University of California Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) is an online survey of all undergraduates at every UC campus. The survey is an important tool for better understanding the academic and co-curricular experiences of UC undergraduates. UCUES data is used for many institutional purposes, such as identifying obstacles to undergraduate success, understanding campus climate and learning more about students’ financial concerns.
HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?
On Tuesday, April 17th, you will receive an email with a link to participate in the survey. The link will lead you to an authentication page where you log in using your UCLA Logon. The UCUES questionnaire will take approximately 20 to 25 minutes to complete. Participation in this survey is entirely voluntary. Your decision, whether or not to participate in the survey, will not affect your grades or your relationship with UCLA. You may choose to withdraw at any time and you may choose not to answer particular questions and still be eligible for prizes.
PARTICIPATE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN!
Once the survey closes, all participants will be entered into a drawing for more than 100 prizes totaling $3,000, including $10 UCLA BruinCard credits to every 50th respondent, 10- $50 BruinCard credit, 1-UCLA Parking Permit, 1-Apple Watch, and 1-Mini IPad.
Participation in the study is not required in order to participate in the raffle. To enter the drawings without completing the survey, you must send a self-addressed, stamped letter containing your full name, UID, email address, and name of survey you wish to enter to: Student Affairs Information and Research Office (SAIRO), University of California, Los Angeles, 1105 Murphy Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1324. This letter must be received by August 1st, 2018 to be entered in the final drawing.
Winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received. Email notifications will be sent to all winners instructing them on where to collect their prize. Winners will be responsible for any shipping cost associated with mailing of prize if in person pick up does not occur. Chances of winning are 1 in 54.
Any personally identifiable information that is obtained in connection with this study will be stored on a secured server and remain confidential. Please be assured that except to allow for the matching with your academic records, your identity will not be connected to your survey responses, your responses will be confidential, and the results of the study will be reported only as aggregate data. The data may also be used at an aggregate data level for academic research purposes after obtaining the appropriate IRB approval. Any quotations from responses to open ended questions used in public reporting will be reviewed to ensure that your identity cannot be ascertained.
Please keep in mind that University policy requires all reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence against students to be forwarded to the Title IX office. Students who disclose that they experienced sexual harassment or sexual violence while students may be contacted by the Title IX office with information about reporting options and support services available to them. Please note that the responses to the survey may not be reviewed immediately. If any of your responses concern matters in need of immediate action or disclose dangerous situations, you should immediately report those matters to the appropriate authorities. If you need immediate assistance, please go to the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) website http://www.counseling.ucla.edu/ or contact them at 310-825-0768.
WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?
For more information about the survey, please feel free to contact the Student Affairs Information and Research Office (SAIRO) at email@example.com.