The following surveys are administered on a recurring basis and are identified as university evaluation surveys that support decision-making related to improving the university experience for UT community members.
Managed by IRRIS
UT Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey
A comprehensive assessment of the faculty experience at UT. In partnership with Faculty Affairs.
Student Experience at a Research University (UTell Us) Survey
A comprehensive assessment of the student experience at UT. In partnership with Undergraduate Studies and The Graduate School.
Doctoral Exit Survey
A comprehensive assessment of the doctoral program experience for upcoming graduates. In partnership with The Graduate School.
Gallup Alumni Survey
A comprehensive assessment of alumni's past experience at UT and current experience in life and work.
UT Faculty Exit and Retention Survey
An assessment of faculty who leave UT and faculty who considered leaving UT and the reasons associated with their decision. In partnership with Faculty Affairs.
The Bleed Orange, Live Green Student Survey
An assessment of sustainability knowledge and behaviors among UT students. In partnership with The Office of Sustainability.
Graduate Climate Study
a survey of graduate students assessing the social climate of the grad experience, includes topics such as diversity, equity, and inclusion. In partnership with The Graduate School.
Title IX Survey
An assessment of campus experiences related to Title IX violations and an assessment of the university's response to these experiences. In partnership with the Title IX Office.
Managed by Undergraduate Studies
End of Flags Course Student Survey
This undergraduate survey assesses student outcomes, perceptions, and input on Flag courses.
Student Collaboration Survey
An assessment of student perceptions of their teamwork skills and experiences working in teams.
Self- and Peer-Evaluation Survey
An assessment of student perspectives of their own contributions and experiences working with others in teams.
Signature Course Mid-Semester Survey
To provide information on student experiences in Signature Courses and provide feedback to faculty/instructors.
Signature Course Alumni Survey
To collect feedback from students regarding the impact of their Signature Course on their academic experience.
First-Year Interest Group / Transfer-year Interest Group Survey
An assessment of the relationship between student FIG/TrIG engagement and transition to UT Austin
Managed by Student Affairs
The National College Health Assessment
A comprehensive assessment of health behaviors among UT students.
The University Celebrations Survey
This undergraduate student survey evaluates the effectiveness of social norming campaigns to reduce high risk drinking.
College Prescription Drug Study
A survey of undergraduate, graduate and professional students that examines the non-medical use of prescription drugs, including the reasons for and consequences of use, access to prescription drugs and perceptions of use among students
National College Bystander Intervention Study (NCBIS)
An assessment of college student experiences with sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, unhealthy alcohol use, the misuse of non-prescription and prescription drugs, hazing, and bias.
These surveys are incorporated into the pre-matriculation substance use and sexual assault prevention education modules questions. The surveys evaluate the programs, but also provide a baseline for students behaviors, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to these topics.
Although the university does not yet participate in a standardized data collection method for placement information, all college and schools engage in their own methodology to learn more about their students' post-graduation career pathways. This information is studied by Career Service administrators on campus. You can contact Troy Autin for more information on undergraduate placement data and Annie Maxfield to learn more about graduate placement data.
Employee Engagement Surveys
The last campus-wide Employee Engagement Survey was administered in 2017 by the Institute for Organizational Excellence. Human Resources intends to conduct another engagement study in the near future. If you are interested in this subject matter, please contact Human Resources for more information.