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 National Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (NSSE)

In spring 2015, selected freshmen and seniors will be invited via JSU e-mail to participate in NSSE starting February 3. NSSE is an annual survey administered by the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University; it collects information directly from selected freshmen and seniors - information that JSU can use to improve teaching, learning, and campus life. JSU has participated in the study since 2006. At JSU, NSSE is sponsored by the Office of the President, Institutional Research & Assessment in the Division of Research, Planning, and Collaboration, the Office of Counseling and Disability Support Services, and the Student Government Association ( SGA).
Message to faculty regarding 2015 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
NSSE 2015 Faculty Classroom Announcement #1 to be made between February 4 and 10

NSSE 2015 Faculty Classroom Announcement #2 to be made during the week following mid-term

NSSE 2015 Faculty Classroom Announcement #3 to be made during the week of March 16
NSSE 2015 Progress Report - updated weekly beginning the week of February 10 (Please contact or (256) 782-5109 for any questions)

FSSE-NSSE 2014 Combined Report

Faculty Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (FSSE)

Beginning March 31, all faculty will be invited to participate in the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) which complements NSSE. It is designed to measure faculty expectations for students engagement in educational practices that are empirically linked with high levels of student learning and development. 

FSSE identifies areas of institutional strength as well as aspects of the undergraduates experience that may warrant attention. To learn more about it, please visit

FSSE 2015 Progress - updated weekly beginning the week of April 7 (Please contact or (256) 782-5109 for any questions)

University Assessment System Available

Tableau Server, also known as the University Assessment System, is available to department heads and directors seeking outcome data from student surveys and other methods of assessment. These data may be used in PRISM reports, Program Review self studies, and other continuous improvement efforts.

The University Assessment System Schedule shows when outcome data will be published to the system. To access Tableau Server, please click here.

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