Student Surveys on Engagement

and Use of Student Services

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Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE) - Credit Students

The SENSE items focus on entering students’ beliefs, their engagement with students and faculty, and their experience with various college services (such as placement, orientation, and counseling) which have been demonstrated through research to influence persistence and student learning. SENSE is conducted in select credit sections with a high likelihood of containing first time students to the college. 


Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE)

- Credit Students

The CCSSE items focus on how students spend their time, the nature and quality of students' interactions with faculty members and peers, and what students have gained from their classes and other aspects of their college experience. CCSSE is conducted in credit sections only.

Reports (Spring 2017 Data)

Presentations & Discussions

(Spring 2017 Data)

Executive Summary (8 Pages)  
Frequencies (21 Pages)  
Benchmarks (18 Pages)  
Student Development (13 Pages) 

National College Health Assessment (NCHA) - Credit Students

NCHA is a survey developed by college health professionals to assess a wide range of the health risks, behaviors, and experiences of college students. Survey items include various health issues such as mental health, drug and alcohol use, sexual behaviors and personal safety. These results can assist in understanding our students and promoting college wide preventive health initiatives which support academic achievement and holistic wellness.

Spring 2016:


Center Survey - Noncredit and Credit Students

The Center Survey is developed by CCSF to assess both credit and noncredit student experience at the eight primary centers of CCSF. The most recent Center Survey evaluated access to and satisfaction regarding the seven core student services. The survey also informed the EASE Task Force.

Spring 2015:



Student Satisfaction Surveys (ARCHIVES)