Surveys: An Overview

IRRIS is available to support the administration and analysis of campus-wide surveys stemming from university initiatives. Survey data measuring stakeholders’ perceptions of the UT experience can help contextualize the university’s understanding of key measures, such as faculty retention, post-graduation employment, or student graduation rates. If you would like to request survey support, contact IRRIS at

IRRIS also sponsors the Institutional Surveys Consortium - a campus-wide collaborative devoted to raising awareness of UT surveys and providing resources to support survey activity and university decision-making.

IRRIS ensures that:

Survey methodologies follow best practices in survey research.

Survey methodologies adhere to ethical guidelines outlined by governing agencies such as the Institutional Review Board.

Survey results are presented in a user-friendly format that supports quick interpretation.

Survey results are accessible to appropriate stakeholders to support evidence-based decision making.