If you register to have the CECE Survey administered on your campus during the 2016-2017 academic year, you can choose to begin survey dissemination between November 2016 and April 2017. Please note that it takes approximately 3-5 weeks to complete the survey administration, as we typically recommend 1 initial email dissemination and 2-4 weekly email follow-up distributions.
Once your institution completes registration, we will communicate with you to prepare for survey dissemination. We will work with the primary contact on your campus to collect student contact information and tailor the survey cover letter to your campus. In addition, we recommend that your institution consider using incentives and advertisements to maximize survey participation. Tips for increasing survey participation can be found on the website of our partner survey, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).
Unless you request an exception, the CECE Project administers the CECE Survey to all students within the participating unit. For example, if your institution registers to have the survey administered to undergraduate students on your campus, we will distribute the survey to all enrolled undergraduate students during the administration year. However, please note that the CECE Survey for undergraduates is slightly different than the CECE Survey for professional and graduate students, and these two surveys require separate administrations and carry separate costs (see tables below for more information).
Preparing for survey dissemination begins immediately after an institution completes registration. Therefore, you will be required to pay a $300 nonrefundable registration fee for each undergraduate and graduate survey administered on your campus.
The following charts include the pricing structures based on institutional size for the 2016-2017 year (enrollment size refers to the total number of students enrolled according to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems). The survey administration fees outlined below cover (1) the CECE Project administering the survey for your campus, (2) your access to the survey data that we collect from your campus, and (3) an annual report that summarizes your students’ perceptions of their campus environment.
CECE offers several discounts for participating institutions. Only one discount can be applied at the time of registration.
You may request a survey package that allows you to add up to 10 customizable survey items to the CECE survey. Depending on the package, you can provide the suggested survey items or have us create the items for you. You can also select packages that include a campus visit from the CECE team, presentation of annual results, and consultation. Please refer to the following chart for the pricing of survey packages. Survey packages can be selected when you register to administer the CECE Survey on your campus.
Institutions that participated in the NSSE during the previous administration year will receive a 5% discount on survey package prices. Institutions with over 35% of the undergraduate student body receiving Pell grants according to the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS) will receive an additional 10% discount on survey packages.
After registering for the 2016-2017 CECE survey administration, you have until 3pm EST on October 7th, 2016 to cancel participation. You can request cancellation by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you request a cancellation, all administration fees will be refunded. However, the $300 registration fee for each undergraduate and graduate survey for which you registered is non-refundable and will pay for time and resources that the CECE Project invested in preparing for the administration of your survey prior to cancellation. Multiple registration fees that are paid when institutions sign up for multi-year packages are non-refundable.