2004 UCUES: Results and Summary: Part 1

Time Allocation

1. During a typical week in this academic year, how many hours do you spend doing the following?

01-45-89-1213-1617-2021-2425-2829-32›32
Attend class or labs 31  (0.3%) 172  (1.9%) 720  (7.9%) 1804  (19.9%) 2765  (30.5%) 1945  (21.5%) 981  (10.8%) 391  (4.3%) 105  (1.2%) 145  (1.6%)
Study and other academic activities(*) 
outside of class 
(see below for a full description 
of activities included)
46  (0.5%) 670  (7.4%) 1580  (17.6%) 1850  (20.6%) 1423  (15.8%) 1183  (13.1%) 745  (8.3%) 560  (6.2%) 324  (3.6%) 616  (6.8%)
Work for pay on campus 6512  (74.4%) 222  (2.5%) 452  (5.2%) 811  (9.3%) 379  (4.3%) 228  (2.6%) 74  (0.8%) 24  (0.3%) 12  (0.1%) 36  (0.4%)
Work for pay off campus 6347  (73.3%) 391  (4.5%) 450  (5.2%) 483  (5.6%) 377  (4.4%) 292  (3.4%) 126  (1.5%) 69  (0.8%) 49  (0.6%) 75  (0.9%)

(*) Academic activities include: completing reading or writing assignments, conducting research on-line or in the library, doing homework or lab work, analyzing data, rehearsing, or other academic activities, preparing for class or tests

2. During a typical week in this academic year, how many hours do you spend doing the following?

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Commute to school and to work 1855  (20.9%) 2438  (27.5%) 1805  (20.3%) 1137  (12.8%) 662  (7.5%) 346  (3.9%) 305  (3.4%) 119  (1.3%) 117  (1.3%) 88  (1.0%)
Fulfill family responsibilities 2839  (32.4%) 2029  (23.2%) 1612  (18.4%) 933  (10.7%) 504  (5.8%) 273  (3.1%) 182  (2.1%) 77  (0.9%) 70  (0.8%) 235  (2.7%)
Perform community service or volunteer activities 3928  (45.0%) 1374  (15.7%) 1252  (14.3%) 1023  (11.7%) 522  (6.0%) 246  (2.8%) 166  (1.9%) 85  (1.0%) 57  (0.7%) 83  (1.0%)
Participate in physical exercise, fitness activities or
recreational sports
1227  (13.9%) 1279  (14.5%) 1811  (20.5%) 1968  (22.3%) 1250  (14.2%) 576  (6.5%) 312  (3.5%) 122  (1.4%) 102  (1.2%) 178  (2.0%)
Participate in student clubs or groups such as 
publications, cultural groups or student government
3738  (42.4%) 968  (11.0%) 1352  (15.3%) 1067  (12.1%) 706  (8.0%) 369  (4.2%) 259  (2.9%) 117  (1.3%) 94  (1.1%) 151  (1.7%)
Attend movies, concerts, sports or other events 1315  (14.9%) 2194  (24.8%) 2929  (33.1%) 1659  (18.7%) 484  (5.5%) 169  (1.9%) 59  (0.7%) 23  (0.3%) 4  (0.0%) 13  (0.1%)
Party 2900  (33.0%) 1724  (19.6%) 1468  (16.7%) 1340  (15.2%) 674  (7.7%) 338  (3.8%) 182  (2.1%) 89  (1.0%) 35  (0.4%) 42  (0.5%)
Exchange email or visit online chat rooms 697  (7.9%) 1703  (19.3%) 2493  (28.3%) 1840  (20.9%) 927  (10.5%) 470  (5.3%) 310  (3.5%) 103  (1.2%) 97  (1.1%) 171  (1.9%)
Other socializing, talk with friends 139  (1.6%) 444  (5.0%) 1239  (14.1%) 2078  (23.6%) 1812  (20.6%) 1144  (13.0%) 868  (9.9%) 356  (4.0%) 234  (2.7%) 479  (5.4%)
Play video or computer games, shop on-line, or
surf the Internet (non-academic)
1348  (15.3%) 1589  (18.0%) 1648  (18.6%) 1538  (17.4%) 1033  (11.7%) 615  (7.0%) 434  (4.9%) 192  (2.2%) 148  (1.7%) 294  (3.3%)
Watch TV 2142  (24.3%) 1569  (17.8%) 1544  (17.5%) 1418  (16.1%) 899  (10.2%) 515  (5.8%) 333  (3.8%) 156  (1.8%) 109  (1.2%) 143  (1.6%)
Spiritual activities (meditation, prayer, religious services) 4890  (55.3%) 1576  (17.8%) 1122  (12.7%) 531  (6.0%) 332  (3.8%) 170  (1.9%) 86  (1.0%) 49  (0.6%) 34  (0.4%) 54  (0.6%)

3. During the regular academic year how many hours of sleep PER NIGHT do you average during the week (that is, not counting week-ends)?

  31  (0.4%)   0-2
  450  (5.1%)   3-4
  4362  (49.5%)   5-6
  3647  (41.3%)   7-8
  282  (3.2%)   9-10
  48  (0.5%)   11+

Co-Curricular Activities

4. During this academic year, have you been involved in any of the following activities or organizations (check all that apply)?

Officer or LeaderParticipant or Member
Student Government 209  (30.0%) 488  (70.0%)
Fraternity or sorority 534  (45.6%) 638  (54.4%)
University sponsored intercollegiate athletic team 126  (19.4%) 523  (80.6%)
Other campus-based club or organization 1599  (34.4%) 3051  (65.6%)
Off-campus club or organization 539  (26.0%) 1537  (74.0%)
Internship 241  (14.0%) 1481  (86.0%)

5. During this academic year have you done community service work either on or off campus? If you have been involved in more than one form of community service, please select the response below that best reflects the largest time commitment for you.

4539  (52.5%)   No 
578  (6.7%)   Yes, for course credit (e.g., field studies credit for tutoring)
226  (2.6%)   Yes, as part of a formal service program (AmeriCorps, VISTA, etc.)
177  (2.0%)   Yes, for pay or a stipend as part of some other program
3132  (36.2%)   Yes, as a volunteer

6. Please describe the type of organization for which you did this community service (for example: K-12 school, campus service organization, religious organization, student government, youth services agency, environmental group, political party), and the kind of work you did.

Type of organization [Open-ended text field]
Work description [Open-ended text field]

Goals and Values

7. People have different ideas about what they hope to achieve in college. Indicate how important each of the following goals is to YOU.

Not important
1
Of little importance
2
Somewhat important
3
Important
4
Very important
5
Essential 
6
Establish meaningful friendships 134  (1.6%) 360  (4.2%) 1153  (13.4%) 2003  (23.2%) 2370  (27.5%) 2605  (30.2%)
Be in a position to give something back to
my community after I finish my education
223  (2.6%) 564  (6.6%) 1643  (19.1%) 2342  (27.3%) 2053  (23.9%) 1758  (20.5%)
Acquire a well-rounded general education 68  (0.8%) 177  (2.1%) 739  (8.6%) 2293  (26.7%) 2596  (30.2%) 2724  (31.7%)
Discover what kind of person I really want
to be
192  (2.2%) 276  (3.2%) 872  (10.2%) 1945  (22.7%) 2514  (29.3%) 2784  (32.4%)
Achieve a high GPA 213  (2.5%) 514  (6.0%) 1900  (22.1%) 2868  (33.3%) 2025  (23.5%) 1087  (12.6%)
Form romantic relationships 1206  (14.0%) 1780  (20.7%) 2668  (31.0%) 1795  (20.9%) 818  (9.5%) 327  (3.8%)
Prepare for graduate or professional school 213  (2.5%) 558  (6.5%) 1404  (16.4%) 2143  (25.0%) 2159  (25.2%) 2107  (24.5%)
Obtain the knowledge and skills I need to 
pursue my chosen career
60  (0.7%) 177  (2.1%) 687  (8.0%) 1875  (21.9%) 2599  (30.3%) 3179  (37.1%)
Be in a position to make a lot of money 
after I finish my education
579  (6.7%) 1229  (14.2%) 2298  (26.6%) 2204  (25.5%) 1381  (16.0%) 937  (10.9%)
Enjoy my ''college years'' before assuming 
adult responsibilities
687  (8.0%) 918  (10.6%) 1833  (21.3%) 2103  (24.4%) 1553  (18.0%) 1528  (17.7%)

Skill Development

8. On a scale of 1 to 7, how would you rate your current level of proficiency in the following areas?

Very poor
1
Poor
2
Fair
3
Good
4
Very good
5
Excellent
6
Expert
7
Ability to write clearly and effectively 39  (0.5%) 124  (1.5%) 795  (9.4%) 1977  (23.4%) 2669  (31.6%) 2321  (27.4%) 533  (6.3%)
Research skills 55  (0.7%) 287  (3.4%) 1422  (16.9%) 2651  (31.5%) 2421  (28.7%) 1307  (15.5%) 284  (3.4%)
Oral presentation skills 108  (1.3%) 515  (6.1%) 1833  (21.7%) 2513  (29.7%) 1951  (23.1%) 1177  (13.9%) 351  (4.2%)
Ability to effectively express my views in 
discussions with others
76  (0.9%) 360  (4.3%) 1421  (16.8%) 2382  (28.2%) 2236  (26.5%) 1517  (18.0%) 456  (5.4%)
Analytical and critical thinking skills 26  (0.3%) 118  (1.4%) 781  (9.2%) 1980  (23.4%) 2613  (30.9%) 2222  (26.3%) 723  (8.5%)
Quantitative skills 53  (0.6%) 218  (2.6%) 1226  (14.6%) 2406  (28.6%) 2341  (27.8%) 1636  (19.4%) 544  (6.5%)
Understanding of culturally diverse viewpoints 33  (0.4%) 109  (1.3%) 752  (8.9%) 1898  (22.5%) 2493  (29.5%) 2380  (28.2%) 787  (9.3%)
Interpersonal skills 43  (0.5%) 165  (2.0%) 956  (11.3%) 2209  (26.1%) 2401  (28.4%) 2053  (24.3%) 621  (7.4%)
Leadership skills 96  (1.1%) 434  (5.1%) 1512  (17.9%) 2274  (26.9%) 2033  (24.1%) 1592  (18.9%) 499  (5.9%)
Understanding of a specific field of study 37  (0.4%) 176  (2.1%) 1090  (12.9%) 2384  (28.2%) 2558  (30.3%) 1707  (20.2%) 495  (5.9%)
Being an informed citizen 156  (1.8%) 698  (8.3%) 1910  (22.6%) 2311  (27.4%) 1820  (21.5%) 1179  (14.0%) 375  (4.4%)
Ability to appreciate the cultural arts 100  (1.2%) 332  (3.9%) 1083  (12.8%) 1835  (21.8%) 2152  (25.5%) 2088  (24.8%) 843  (10.0%)
Internet skills 23  (0.3%) 115  (1.4%) 636  (7.5%) 1764  (20.9%) 2125  (25.1%) 2323  (27.5%) 1467  (17.4%)
Desktop computer skills 42  (0.5%) 160  (1.9%) 806  (9.5%) 1828  (21.6%) 2060  (24.4%) 2163  (25.6%) 1388  (16.4%)

9. Thinking back, how would you rate your proficiency in the same areas when you started at UC?

Very poor
1
Poor
2
Fair
3
Good
4
Very good
5
Excellent
6
Expert
7
Ability to write clearly and effectively 116  (1.4%) 475  (5.7%) 1848  (22.0%) 2668  (31.7%) 2082  (24.8%) 1001  (11.9%) 217  (2.6%)
Research skills 260  (3.1%) 1088  (13.0%) 2953  (35.4%) 2511  (30.1%) 1103  (13.2%) 343  (4.1%) 94  (1.1%)
Oral presentation skills 251  (3.0%) 937  (11.2%) 2521  (30.1%) 2514  (30.0%) 1312  (15.7%) 663  (7.9%) 180  (2.1%)
Ability to effectively express my views 
in discussions with others
171  (2.0%) 709  (8.5%) 2300  (27.4%) 2758  (32.9%) 1549  (18.5%) 701  (8.4%) 201  (2.4%)
Analytical and critical thinking skills 83  (1.0%) 377  (4.5%) 1859  (22.1%) 3016  (35.9%) 1958  (23.3%) 861  (10.3%) 244  (2.9%)
Quantitative skills 102  (1.2%) 388  (4.6%) 1902  (22.8%) 2934  (35.1%) 1875  (22.4%) 886  (10.6%) 265  (3.2%)
Understanding of culturally diverse viewpoints 114  (1.4%) 595  (7.1%) 2129  (25.4%) 2641  (31.5%) 1706  (20.4%) 888  (10.6%) 304  (3.6%)
Interpersonal skills 93  (1.1%) 473  (5.7%) 1973  (23.6%) 2806  (33.5%) 1813  (21.7%) 946  (11.3%) 261  (3.1%)
Leadership skills 212  (2.5%) 800  (9.6%) 2170  (25.9%) 2483  (29.7%) 1611  (19.2%) 839  (10.0%) 259  (3.1%)
Understanding of a specific field of study 224  (2.7%) 1158  (13.9%) 3039  (36.4%) 2457  (29.4%) 1022  (12.2%) 340  (4.1%) 111  (1.3%)
Being an informed citizen 395  (4.7%) 1404  (16.8%) 2719  (32.5%) 2203  (26.3%) 1023  (12.2%) 462  (5.5%) 158  (1.9%)
Ability to appreciate the cultural arts 210  (2.5%) 632  (7.6%) 1945  (23.3%) 2362  (28.2%) 1698  (20.3%) 1120  (13.4%) 397  (4.7%)
Internet skills 107  (1.3%) 397  (4.7%) 1573  (18.7%) 2397  (28.5%) 1785  (21.2%) 1343  (16.0%) 799  (9.5%)
Desktop computer skills 124  (1.5%) 430  (5.1%) 1669  (19.9%) 2329  (27.8%) 1719  (20.5%) 1300  (15.5%) 820  (9.8%)

10. Some students experience difficulties while attending college. A few potentially difficult areas are listed below. To what extent, if any, have you experienced trouble in the following areas?

No trouble
1
A little trouble
2
Some trouble
3
A lot of trouble
4
Time management 976  (11.5%) 2943  (34.8%) 2837  (33.6%) 1700  (20.1%)
Managing finances 2753  (32.7%) 2857  (34.0%) 1893  (22.5%) 904  (10.8%)
Maintaining good general 
health and fitness
1887  (22.4%) 3017  (35.8%) 2424  (28.8%) 1101  (13.1%)
Handling stress 1231  (14.6%) 3033  (36.0%) 2653  (31.5%) 1516  (18.0%)
Achieving a high enough
GPA
1300  (15.4%) 2407  (28.5%) 2687  (31.8%) 2046  (24.2%)

Research Activities

11. Being enrolled at a research university may provide research opportunities for undergraduates. How important is it to you to participate in research-related experiences such as conducting research under the direction of a faculty member?

Not importantNot very importantSomewhat importantImportantVery ImportantEssential
582  (7.0%) 1263  (15.2%) 2039  (24.5%) 1744  (20.9%) 1406  (16.9%) 1297  (15.6%)

12. How frequently have you engaged in these activities so far this academic year?

NeverOnceTwice3-4 times5-6 times7 times or more
Had a lecture course with a faculty member who referred to his or her own research as part of the class 1345  (16.1%) 1447  (17.3%) 1736  (20.8%) 2160  (25.9%) 788  (9.4%) 876  (10.5%)
Taken a small research-oriented seminar from a faculty member 6004  (72.1%) 1434  (17.2%) 524  (6.3%) 228  (2.7%) 38  (0.5%) 105  (1.3%)
Enrolled in a service-learning course (these are courses in which a community-based public service activity was integrated with the academic content of the course) 7021  (84.4%) 840  (10.1%) 289  (3.5%) 109  (1.3%) 26  (0.3%) 38  (0.5%)
Worked on a research project under the direction of a faculty member 5965  (71.5%) 1289  (15.5%) 508  (6.1%) 209  (2.5%) 51  (0.6%) 320  (3.8%)
Worked on a creative project under the direction of a faculty member, for example in the visual or performing arts 7123  (85.5%) 599  (7.2%) 281  (3.4%) 153  (1.8%) 49  (0.6%) 128  (1.5%)

Academic Engagement

13. On average, how much of your assigned course reading did you complete this academic year?

  171  (2.1%)   0-9%
  222  (2.7%)   10-19%
  336  (4.0%)   20-29%
  406  (4.9%)   30-39%
  396  (4.8%)   40-49%
  758  (9.1%)   50-59%
  858  (10.3%)   60-69%
  1649  (19.8%)   70-79%
  1645  (19.8%)   80-89%
  1465  (17.6%)   90-99%
  413  (5.0%)   All

14. Looking back, do you think you have spent about the right amount of time on your coursework this academic year?

1542  (18.4%)   No, I should have spent much MORE time
4015  (48.0%)   No, I should have spent somewhat MORE time
2434  (29.1%)   Yes, I have spent about the right amount of time
330  (3.9%)   No, I should have spent somewhat LESS time
51  (0.6%)   No, I should have spent much LESS time

15. Thinking back on this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

Never
1
Rarely
2
Occasionally
3
Often
4
Very often
5
Had a class in which the professor knows your name 1337  (16.2%) 2490  (30.2%) 2449  (29.7%) 1181  (14.3%) 781  (9.5%)
Had a class in which the professor (rather than the teaching assistant) grades or evaluates your work 1539  (18.7%) 3128  (38.0%) 2318  (28.2%) 877  (10.7%) 368  (4.5%)
Found a course so interesting that you did more work than was required 1796  (21.9%) 2749  (33.4%) 2711  (33.0%) 727  (8.8%) 236  (2.9%)
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or assignment before turning it in 2219  (27.0%) 2251  (27.4%) 1892  (23.0%) 1182  (14.4%) 668  (8.1%)
Written a paper longer than 5 pages 793  (9.7%) 1269  (15.4%) 2391  (29.1%) 2010  (24.5%) 1754  (21.3%)
Turned in a course assignment late 4601  (56.3%) 2419  (29.6%) 857  (10.5%) 210  (2.6%) 80  (1.0%)
Not turned in a course assignment at all 5843  (71.3%) 1655  (20.2%) 504  (6.1%) 128  (1.6%) 68  (0.8%)
Taken an exam which required substantial written responses (more than short answers) 820  (10.0%) 1307  (15.9%) 2290  (27.9%) 2151  (26.2%) 1633  (19.9%)
Met with faculty in person, for example, during office hours 1251  (15.2%) 2475  (30.1%) 2716  (33.0%) 1112  (13.5%) 668  (8.1%)
Met with teaching assistants in person, for example, during office hours 857  (10.4%) 2170  (26.4%) 2878  (35.0%) 1523  (18.5%) 787  (9.6%)
Exchanged email with a faculty member 1695  (20.6%) 2683  (32.6%) 2394  (29.1%) 956  (11.6%) 496  (6.0%)
Exchanged email with a teaching assistant 748  (9.1%) 1980  (24.1%) 3074  (37.4%) 1652  (20.1%) 764  (9.3%)

15a. Thinking back on this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

Never
1
Rarely
2
Occasionally
3
Often
4
Very often
5
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with faculty members outside of class 2894  (35.4%) 2610  (31.9%) 1835  (22.5%) 580  (7.1%) 252  (3.1%)
Made a class presentation 1511  (18.5%) 2899  (35.6%) 2814  (34.5%) 716  (8.8%) 206  (2.5%)
Asked questions in class or contributed to a class discussion 385  (4.7%) 1808  (22.3%) 2913  (35.9%) 1925  (23.7%) 1087  (13.4%)
Come to class without completing readings or assignments 437  (5.4%) 2111  (25.9%) 3093  (37.9%) 1827  (22.4%) 686  (8.4%)
Skipped class because of your work (paid employment) schedule 5839  (71.6%) 1146  (14.0%) 820  (10.1%) 247  (3.0%) 105  (1.3%)
Skipped class because the lectures were available on-line or on the Web 4854  (59.5%) 1265  (15.5%) 1253  (15.4%) 532  (6.5%) 250  (3.1%)
Skipped class for other reasons 891  (10.9%) 3547  (43.5%) 2685  (32.9%) 706  (8.7%) 329  (4.0%)
Gone to the library to do research 1245  (15.4%) 2334  (28.8%) 2682  (33.1%) 1266  (15.6%) 581  (7.2%)
Put together ideas or concepts from different courses when completing assignments or during class discussions 542  (6.7%) 1634  (20.1%) 3188  (39.1%) 2038  (25.0%) 742  (9.1%)
Developed your own point of view about an issue and used facts and examples to support your viewpoint 423  (5.2%) 1476  (18.2%) 3039  (37.4%) 2241  (27.6%) 948  (11.7%)
Examined how others gathered and interpreted data and assessed the soundness of their conclusions 692  (8.5%) 1932  (23.8%) 3083  (38.0%) 1733  (21.4%) 672  (8.3%)
Worked harder than you ever thought you could to meet an instructor's standards or expectations 1169  (14.4%) 2008  (24.7%) 2678  (32.9%) 1554  (19.1%) 737  (9.0%)

News & Information Sources

16. How well-informed do you think you are about political and social issues at each of the following levels:

Very well-informedWell informedNot that well-informedNot at all informed
Campus issues and politics 338  (4.2%) 2082  (25.8%) 4289  (53.1%) 1364  (16.9%)
Issues and politics in the community 
where I live while in school
285  (3.5%) 1983  (24.7%) 4452  (55.4%) 1310  (16.3%)
California state issues and politics 554  (6.9%) 2992  (37.1%) 3877  (48.1%) 633  (7.9%)
National issues and politics 1246  (15.5%) 3316  (41.2%) 3026  (37.6%) 467  (5.8%)
International issues and events 1166  (14.5%) 2764  (34.3%) 3490  (43.3%) 645  (8.0%)

17. Please indicate how often you use the following sources of news information:

EverydaySeveral times a weekOnce a weekLess than once a weekNever
National television news 633  (7.8%) 1401  (17.4%) 1311  (16.2%) 2268  (28.1%) 2457  (30.4%)
Local television news 530  (6.6%) 1439  (17.9%) 1217  (15.2%) 2189  (27.3%) 2651  (33.0%)
Public television 386  (4.8%) 1093  (13.6%) 1070  (13.4%) 2228  (27.8%) 3231  (40.3%)
Public Radio 473  (5.9%) 973  (12.1%) 861  (10.7%) 1962  (24.4%) 3759  (46.8%)
Talk radio 225  (2.8%) 575  (7.2%) 642  (8.0%) 1762  (22.0%) 4814  (60.0%)
Weekly news magazines 187  (2.3%) 771  (9.6%) 1616  (20.2%) 2400  (30.0%) 3020  (37.8%)
Campus newspaper 1340  (16.6%) 2559  (31.8%) 1329  (16.5%) 1701  (21.1%) 1123  (13.9%)
Other daily newspaper 737  (9.2%) 1342  (16.8%) 1200  (15.0%) 2084  (26.1%) 2634  (32.9%)
Internet (including online newspapers) 3030  (37.7%) 2240  (27.8%) 1103  (13.7%) 1063  (13.2%) 611  (7.6%)

17a. If you use the internet everyday to obtain news information: Which website(s) do you usually use?

Website(s): [Open-ended text field]

Civic Engagement

18. Are you currently registered to vote?

962  (11.9%)   No, because I'm not a citizen
1173  (14.5%)   No
3190  (39.5%)   Yes in the community where I live while in school
2756  (34.1%)   Yes in my parents' community or at my permanent address

19. Which of the following best characterizes your political views?

Far leftLiberalMiddle-of-the-roadConservativeFar right
626  (7.9%) 3704  (46.5%) 2749  (34.5%) 840  (10.5%) 48  (0.6%

20. How strong are your political views?

Very strongStrongWeakVery weak
1355  (16.9%) 3927  (48.9%) 2239  (27.9%) 502  (6.3%)

21. Thinking back on this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

Never
1
Rarely
2
Occasionally
3
Often
4
Very often
5
Attended meetings or rallies related to local, state, or national politics 5070  (62.8%) 1623  (20.1%) 1010  (12.5%) 244  (3.0%) 120  (1.5%)
Engaged in protests or demonstrations 5914  (73.4%) 1223  (15.2%) 703  (8.7%) 146  (1.8%) 73  (0.9%)
Performed work or service for a political campaign 6522  (81.0%) 890  (11.1%) 427  (5.3%) 124  (1.5%) 89  (1.1%)

Engagement with Others

22. During this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

NeverRarelyOccasionallyOftenVery often
Used an electronic medium (e.g., email, listserve,chat group) to communicate with classmates to discuss or complete an assignment 529  (6.6%) 1152  (14.4%) 2492  (31.2%) 1999  (25.0%) 1814  (22.7%)
Worked with classmates outside of class to prepare class assignments (in person) 394  (4.9%) 1321  (16.6%) 2994  (37.6%) 2049  (25.7%) 1208  (15.2%)
Studied for tests or exams with other students (in person) 779  (9.8%) 1727  (21.7%) 2645  (33.2%) 1774  (22.3%) 1032  (13.0%)
Had in-depth conversations with students of a different race or ethnicity than your own 378  (4.7%) 1082  (13.6%) 2100  (26.4%) 2171  (27.3%) 2235  (28.1%)
Had in-depth conversations with students whose political opinions were very different from yours 739  (9.3%) 1783  (22.4%) 2749  (34.5%) 1620  (20.3%) 1082  (13.6%)
Had in-depth conversations with students whose religious beliefs were very different from yours 615  (7.7%) 1412  (17.8%) 2528  (31.8%) 1925  (24.2%) 1472  (18.5%)
Participated in a celebration of a cultural heritage other than your own 2048  (25.7%) 2456  (30.8%) 2218  (27.8%) 823  (10.3%) 420  (5.3%)
Talked with friends about current events or things you have heard about in the news 195  (2.4%) 853  (10.7%) 2531  (31.8%) 2428  (30.5%) 1959  (24.6%)

Campus Climate

23. Indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements:

Strongly DisagreeDisagreeSomewhat DisagreeSomewhat AgreeAgreeStrongly Agree
Students are respected here regardless of their political beliefs 400  (5.0%) 822  (10.4%) 1356  (17.1%) 2314  (29.2%) 2385  (30.1%) 645  (8.1%)
Students are respected here regardless of their race or ethnicity 219  (2.8%) 429  (5.4%) 939  (11.9%) 2005  (25.4%) 3030  (38.3%) 1283  (16.2%)
Students are respected here regardless of their religious beliefs 205  (2.6%) 458  (5.8%) 942  (11.9%) 2201  (27.8%) 3030  (38.3%) 1068  (13.5%)
Students are respected here regardless of their sexual orientation 126  (1.6%) 293  (3.7%) 784  (9.9%) 2211  (28.0%) 3162  (40.1%) 1312  (16.6%)
My undergraduate experience provides adequate opportunity for exploring my cultural identity 305  (3.9%) 505  (6.4%) 998  (12.7%) 2480  (31.4%) 2647  (33.6%) 952  (12.1%)
I feel I can express my political opinions on campus 250  (3.2%) 415  (5.3%) 754  (9.6%) 2120  (26.9%) 3147  (39.9%) 1200  (15.2%)
I feel that I belong at this campus 301  (3.8%) 371  (4.7%) 727  (9.2%) 2072  (26.2%) 2750  (34.8%) 1679  (21.3%)
Knowing what I know now, I would still choose to enroll at UC Berkeley 255  (3.2%) 247  (3.1%) 544  (6.9%) 1263  (16.0%) 2371  (30.0%) 3228  (40.8%)

24. Is your racial or ethnic identification multi-racial or multi-ethnic?

6094  (77.1%)   No
1805  (22.9%)   Yes

25. As a multi-racial or multi-ethnic student, which of the following would you prefer on the optional racial identification section on the University of California application form?

  870  (41.5%)   An opportunity to check more than one racial or ethnic category box
  408  (19.5%)   An opportunity to check a "Multi-racial/Multi-ethnic" box instead of individual racial or ethnic category boxes
  819  (39.1%)   No preference

Student Services

26. We'd like to know how often you needed and used some of the various student services on your campus, EITHER IN PERSON OR ON-LINE, since enrolling at UC.

Didn't needNeeded and didn't useUsed it onceUsed it occasionallyUsed it often
Bear Facts 29  (0.4%) 10  (0.1%) 75  (1.0%) 2176  (27.6%) 5586  (70.9%)
Course registration service (Tele-Bears) 64  (0.8%) 34  (0.4%) 144  (1.9%) 2597  (34.0%) 4798  (62.8%)
Career Center: Employment Services 2589  (33.4%) 1154  (14.9%) 1447  (18.7%) 1841  (23.8%) 717  (9.3%)
Career Center: Graduate and professional school advising services for undergraduates 3561  (45.2%) 1712  (21.7%) 1209  (15.4%) 1064  (13.5%) 327  (4.2%)
Cashier's office (CARS) 1916  (24.3%) 337  (4.3%) 1790  (22.7%) 2932  (37.2%) 916  (11.6%)
Financial aid office 2908  (37.1%) 505  (6.4%) 1203  (15.3%) 2184  (27.8%) 1045  (13.3%)
Health services (Tang Center) 2128  (27.1%) 586  (7.5%) 1622  (20.6%) 2415  (30.7%) 1109  (14.1%)
Psychological counseling services (Tang Center) 5610  (71.2%) 993  (12.6%) 553  (7.0%) 467  (5.9%) 252  (3.2%)
Library services provided by staff in person 2297  (29.1%) 679  (8.6%) 1956  (24.8%) 2383  (30.2%) 573  (7.3%)
Online library resources 942  (12.0%) 345  (4.4%) 1095  (13.9%) 3197  (40.6%) 2286  (29.1%)
Tutoring or other learning assistance
(Student Learning Center)
3584  (45.5%) 1259  (16.0%) 941  (11.9%) 1299  (16.5%) 797  (10.1%)
New student orientation (CalSO) 2768  (35.1%) 436  (5.5%) 4146  (52.6%) 331  (4.2%) 199  (2.5%)
Residential life programs 5263  (67.2%) 451  (5.8%) 977  (12.5%) 937  (12.0%) 206  (2.6%)
Personal safety program (Night Escort Service) 5172  (65.7%) 1264  (16.1%) 636  (8.1%) 555  (7.0%) 247  (3.1%)
Personal safety program (Night Safety Shuttles) 4322  (54.8%) 1055  (13.4%) 826  (10.5%) 1065  (13.5%) 612  (7.8%)
Transportation services (Perimeter shuttle) 2325  (29.6%) 492  (6.3%) 807  (10.3%) 2041  (26.0%) 2198  (28.0%)
Transportation partnerships (AC Transit Class Pass) 840  (10.7%) 205  (2.6%) 435  (5.5%) 1787  (22.7%) 4611  (58.5%)
Recreational facilities (RSF) 1319  (16.8%) 917  (11.7%) 675  (8.6%) 2191  (28.0%) 2731  (34.9%)
Recreational programs & services (Department of Recreational Sports) 4271  (54.4%) 946  (12.0%) 678  (8.6%) 1069  (13.6%) 890  (11.3%)
Student life or programming office (Office of Student Life) 5153  (65.5%) 767  (9.7%) 855  (10.9%) 745  (9.5%) 349  (4.4%)

26a. We'd like to know how often you needed and used some of the various student services on your campus, EITHER IN PERSON OR ON-LINE, since enrolling at UC.

Didn't needNeeded and didn't useUsed it onceUsed it occasionallyUsed it often
Child care services 7575  (96.9%) 129  (1.7%) 33  (0.4%) 32  (0.4%) 46  (0.6%)
Education Abroad Program (EAP) 5270  (67.9%) 870  (11.2%) 738  (9.5%) 406  (5.2%) 476  (6.1%)
Emergency loan program 6680  (85.9%) 379  (4.9%) 359  (4.6%) 217  (2.8%) 137  (1.8%)
First-generation/low-income student
services (EOP)
6487  (83.5%) 669  (8.6%) 225  (2.9%) 217  (2.8%) 168  (2.2%)
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender services (LGBT Services Office) 7385  (94.8%) 173  (2.2%) 101  (1.3%) 88  (1.1%) 44  (0.6%)
International student services 7298  (93.8%) 131  (1.7%) 97  (1.2%) 169  (2.2%) 85  (1.1%)
Judicial Affairs 7282  (94.2%) 175  (2.3%) 192  (2.5%) 58  (0.8%) 20  (0.3%)
Multi-cultural or cross-cultural services (Multicultural Center and Offices of African American Student Development, Chicano-Latino Academic Student Development, or Asian Pacific American Student Development) 7098  (91.5%) 292  (3.8%) 125  (1.6%) 137  (1.8%) 109  (1.4%)
Reentry student services (Reentry Student Center) 7155  (91.8%) 209  (2.7%) 202  (2.6%) 128  (1.6%) 99  (1.3%)
Services for students with disabilities (Disabled Student Program - DSP) 7253  (93.2%) 179  (2.3%) 122  (1.6%) 99  (1.3%) 128  (1.6%)
Student parent services (Student Parent Center) 7473  (96.0%) 146  (1.9%) 61  (0.8%) 55  (0.7%) 51  (0.7%)
Transfer student services (Transfer Student Center) 6466  (83.3%) 437  (5.6%) 410  (5.3%) 290  (3.7%) 159  (2.0%)
Women's programs and services (Gender and Equity Resource Center) 7153  (92.1%) 300  (3.9%) 137  (1.8%) 99  (1.3%) 74  (1.0%)
Undergraduate research program (URAP) 5267  (67.7%) 1220  (15.7%) 713  (9.2%) 305  (3.9%) 276  (3.5%)
Student research office (Student surveys) 6303  (81.2%) 451  (5.8%) 614  (7.9%) 347  (4.5%) 43  (0.6%)

27. If there is a particular service you needed and did not use, please tell us which service and why not?

[Open-ended textarea field]

28. Now we would like you to rate these same services on your campus. If you've used the service EITHER IN PERSON OR ON-LINE since enrolling at UC, please rate the level of services you have received. If you have NOT used the service, please rate your IMPRESSION of the level of services provided to undergraduates.

Never heard of itHeard of it but not enough to have an opinionPoorFairGoodExcellent
Bear Facts 15  (0.2%) 31  (0.4%) 90  (1.2%) 829  (10.7%) 4239  (54.8%) 2528  (32.7%)
Course registration service (Tele-Bears) 16  (0.2%) 64  (0.8%) 400  (5.2%) 1688  (22.1%) 3728  (48.8%) 1739  (22.8%)
Career Center: Employment Services 501  (6.7%) 3059  (40.6%) 350  (4.6%) 1300  (17.3%) 1815  (24.1%) 503  (6.7%)
Career Center: Graduate and professional school advising services for undergraduates 1059  (13.8%) 3645  (47.6%) 272  (3.6%) 1020  (13.3%) 1338  (17.5%) 321  (4.2%)
Cashier's office (CARS) 160  (2.1%) 2095  (27.3%) 473  (6.2%) 2079  (27.1%) 2431  (31.7%) 432  (5.6%)
Financial aid office 152  (2.0%) 2610  (34.2%) 572  (7.5%) 1679  (22.0%) 2031  (26.6%) 590  (7.7%)
Health services (Tang Center) 83  (1.1%) 1592  (20.8%) 1081  (14.1%) 1867  (24.4%) 2274  (29.7%) 749  (9.8%)
Psychological counseling services (Tang Center) 906  (11.9%) 4279  (56.0%) 413  (5.4%) 807  (10.6%) 931  (12.2%) 303  (4.0%)
Library services provided by staff in person 371  (4.8%) 2179  (28.4%) 211  (2.8%) 1221  (15.9%) 2726  (35.6%) 956  (12.5%)
Online library resources 238  (3.1%) 1184  (15.4%) 197  (2.6%) 1189  (15.5%) 3211  (41.9%) 1648  (21.5%)
Tutoring or other learning assistance (Student Learning Center) 308  (4.0%) 3227  (42.2%) 222  (2.9%) 986  (12.9%) 2027  (26.5%) 871  (11.4%)
New student orientation (CalSO) 241  (3.2%) 1678  (22.0%) 634  (8.3%) 1844  (24.1%) 2505  (32.8%) 739  (9.7%)
Residential life programs 1321  (17.4%) 3102  (40.9%) 388  (5.1%) 1205  (15.9%) 1334  (17.6%) 241  (3.2%)
Personal safety program (Night Escort Service) 372  (4.9%) 3950  (51.9%) 190  (2.5%) 699  (9.2%) 1653  (21.7%) 752  (9.9%)
Personal safety program (Night Safety Shuttles) 394  (5.2%) 3488  (45.7%) 209  (2.7%) 823  (10.8%) 1824  (23.9%) 894  (11.7%)
Transportation services (Perimeter shuttle) 243  (3.2%) 1960  (25.7%) 175  (2.3%) 1017  (13.3%) 2732  (35.8%) 1511  (19.8%)
Transportation partnerships (AC Transit Class Pass) 114  (1.5%) 759  (9.9%) 236  (3.1%) 901  (11.8%) 2709  (35.4%) 2939  (38.4%)
Recreational facilities (RSF) 173  (2.3%) 1258  (16.5%) 229  (3.0%) 1065  (14.0%) 3058  (40.1%) 1845  (24.2%)
Recreational programs & services (Department of Recreational Sports) 1004  (13.2%) 3373  (44.3%) 169  (2.2%) 732  (9.6%) 1681  (22.1%) 649  (8.5%)
Student life or programming office (Office of Student Life) 1499  (19.7%) 3820  (50.2%) 206  (2.7%) 793  (10.4%) 1048  (13.8%) 251  (3.3%)

28a. Now we would like you to rate these same services on your campus. If you've used the service EITHER IN PERSON OR ON-LINE since enrolling at UC, please rate the level of services you have received. If you have NOT used the service, please rate your IMPRESSION of the level of services provided to undergraduates.

Never heard of itHeard of it but not enough to have an opinionPoorFairGoodExcellent
Child care services 2771  (36.7%) 4110  (54.5%) 63  (0.8%) 234  (3.1%) 285  (3.8%) 83  (1.1%)
Education Abroad Program (EAP) 367  (4.9%) 3987  (53.1%) 180  (2.4%) 632  (8.4%) 1690  (22.5%) 656  (8.7%)
Emergency loan program 2490  (33.1%) 3590  (47.7%) 80  (1.1%) 340  (4.5%) 657  (8.7%) 362  (4.8%)
First-generation/low-income student services (EOP) 2837  (37.7%) 3538  (47.0%) 95  (1.3%) 340  (4.5%) 495  (6.6%) 224  (3.0%)
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender services (LGBT Services Office) 1856  (24.6%) 4640  (61.5%) 72  (1.0%) 313  (4.2%) 515  (6.8%) 143  (1.9%)
International student services 2273  (30.3%) 4294  (57.2%) 70  (0.9%) 301  (4.0%) 463  (6.2%) 110  (1.5%)
Judicial Affairs 2663  (35.5%) 3885  (51.8%) 183  (2.4%) 341  (4.5%) 351  (4.7%) 72  (1.0%)
Multi-cultural or cross-cultural services (Multicultural Center and Offices of African American Student Development, Chicano-Latino Academic Student Development, or Asian Pacific American Student Development) 2828  (37.7%) 3714  (49.5%) 85  (1.1%) 300  (4.0%) 446  (5.9%) 137  (1.8%)
Reentry student services (Reentry Student Center) 2360  (31.4%) 4140  (55.0%) 90  (1.2%) 307  (4.1%) 445  (5.9%) 179  (2.4%)
Services for students with disabilities (Disabled Student Program – DSP) 1572  (21.0%) 4583  (61.1%) 95  (1.3%) 345  (4.6%) 661  (8.8%) 247  (3.3%)
Student parent services (Student Parent Center) 2928  (39.0%) 3867  (51.5%) 52  (0.7%) 252  (3.4%) 305  (4.1%) 110  (1.5%)
Transfer student services (Transfer Student Center) 1664  (22.2%) 4325  (57.7%) 127  (1.7%) 450  (6.0%) 682  (9.1%) 253  (3.4%)
Women's programs and services (Gender and Equity Resource Center) 2630  (35.0%) 3984  (53.0%) 69  (0.9%) 265  (3.5%) 426  (5.7%) 142  (1.9%)
Undergraduate research program (URAP) 1257  (16.7%) 3892  (51.6%) 192  (2.5%) 666  (8.8%) 1156  (15.3%) 380  (5.0%)
Student research office (Student surveys) 2509  (33.5%) 3801  (50.7%) 118  (1.6%) 481  (6.4%) 496  (6.6%) 94  (1.3%)

29. What services would you like the university to provide that are not currently available or need to be improved?

[Open-ended textarea field]

Satisfaction with Academic and Overall Experience

30. Have you formally declared a major?

5568  (71.5%)   Yes 
2223  (28.5%)   No

31. If you have declared a major: How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your major? (If you currently have declared more than one major, please respond for your favorite one)

Very DissatisfiedDissatisfiedSomewhat DissatisfiedSomewhat SatisfiedSatisfiedVery Satisfied
Advising by faculty on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.) 237  (4.2%) 362  (6.5%) 730  (13.0%) 1695  (30.3%) 1761  (31.5%) 814  (14.5%)
Advising by faculty on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.) 256  (4.6%) 452  (8.2%) 967  (17.4%) 1871  (33.7%) 1397  (25.2%) 601  (10.8%)
Advising by staff on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.) 219  (3.9%) 277  (5.0%) 645  (11.6%) 1676  (30.2%) 1822  (32.8%) 912  (16.4%)
Advising by staff on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.) 269  (4.9%) 395  (7.2%) 930  (16.9%) 1913  (34.7%) 1432  (26.0%) 570  (10.3%)
Accessibility of faculty outside of class 152  (2.7%) 278  (5.0%) 823  (14.8%) 1779  (32.0%) 1905  (34.3%) 622  (11.2%)
Availability of courses needed for graduation 245  (4.4%) 379  (6.8%) 960  (17.2%) 1564  (28.0%) 1777  (31.9%) 651  (11.7%)
Access to small classes 462  (8.3%) 637  (11.4%) 1186  (21.3%) 1493  (26.8%) 1292  (23.2%) 505  (9.1%)
Quality of faculty instruction 116  (2.1%) 188  (3.4%) 492  (8.8%) 1389  (24.9%) 2122  (38.0%) 1277  (22.9%)
Quality of teaching by TA's 163  (2.9%) 222  (4.0%) 600  (10.8%) 1670  (29.9%) 2028  (36.4%) 894  (16.0%)

32. If you have NOT declared a major: How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your educational experience?

Very DissatisfiedDissatisfiedSomewhat DissatisfiedSomewhat SatisfiedSatisfiedVery Satisfied
Advising by faculty on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.) 102  (4.6%) 209  (9.3%) 424  (19.0%) 907  (40.6%) 507  (22.7%) 87  (3.9%)
Advising by faculty on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.) 100  (4.5%) 250  (11.3%) 493  (22.3%) 903  (40.8%) 404  (18.3%) 62  (2.8%)
Advising by staff on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.) 91  (4.1%) 189  (8.6%) 399  (18.1%) 879  (39.9%) 544  (24.7%) 103  (4.7%)
Advising by staff on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.) 91  (4.1%) 207  (9.4%) 497  (22.6%) 905  (41.1%) 441  (20.0%) 59  (2.7%)
Accessibility of faculty outside of class 74  (3.3%) 160  (7.2%) 410  (18.5%) 817  (36.8%) 668  (30.1%) 93  (4.2%)
Availability of courses needed for graduation 116  (5.2%) 218  (9.8%) 456  (20.5%) 752  (33.8%) 606  (27.2%) 76  (3.4%)
Access to small classes 193  (8.6%) 371  (16.6%) 590  (26.4%) 663  (29.6%) 369  (16.5%) 51  (2.3%)
Overall quality of faculty instruction 37  (1.7%) 78  (3.5%) 218  (9.7%) 687  (30.7%) 911  (40.7%) 309  (13.8%)
Overall quality of teaching by TA's 68  (3.0%) 110  (4.9%) 288  (12.8%) 738  (32.8%) 795  (35.4%) 249  (11.1%)

33. How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your overall UC experience?

Very DissatisfiedDissatisfiedSomewhat DissatisfiedSomewhat SatisfiedSatisfiedVery Satisfied
Value of the education you are getting given how much you have to pay for it 239  (3.1%) 376  (4.9%) 825  (10.7%) 1848  (24.0%) 2572  (33.4%) 1832  (23.8%)
Availability of courses for general education or breadth requirements 170  (2.2%) 379  (5.0%) 941  (12.4%) 2243  (29.5%) 2831  (37.2%) 1050  (13.8%)
Your overall UC GPA 690  (9.0%) 954  (12.4%) 1597  (20.8%) 1939  (25.2%) 1773  (23.0%) 739  (9.6%)
Ability to get into a major that you want 271  (3.6%) 314  (4.1%) 701  (9.2%) 1438  (18.8%) 2932  (38.4%) 1977  (25.9%)
Overall academic experience 162  (2.1%) 318  (4.1%) 723  (9.4%) 2019  (26.3%) 3050  (39.7%) 1404  (18.3%)
Overall social experience 282  (3.7%) 404  (5.3%) 938  (12.2%) 2010  (26.2%) 2573  (33.5%) 1475  (19.2%)
Overall UC experience 160  (2.1%) 265  (3.4%) 610  (7.9%) 1831  (23.8%) 3092  (40.2%) 1737  (22.6%)

Housing

34. Where do you live this academic term (quarter or semester)?

  499  (6.5%)   Home of a parent or other relative
  1811  (23.5%)   University dormitory or residence hall
  175  (2.3%)   University apartment or house
  4341  (56.3%)   Off-campus non-university apartment, house, residence or room you are renting
  144  (1.9%)   House you or your parents own or are buying
  421  (5.5%)   Fraternity or sorority
  321  (4.2%)   Co-op

35. How many people do you share a bedroom with?

  3235  (42.1%)   0
  3176  (41.3%)   1
  910  (11.8%)   2
  274  (3.6%)   3
  91  (1.2%)   4+

Summer Courses

36. Where, if anywhere, did you take courses last summer (check all that apply):

4237  (44.2%)   No academic courses taken last summer
2417  (25.2%)   Courses at this campus
854  (8.9%)   Courses at community college 
112  (1.2%)   Courses at another UC campus
131  (1.4%)   Courses at another four-year college or university

37. Where, if anywhere, do you plan to take courses this summer (check all that apply):

3594  (37.5%)   No plans to take academic courses this summer
2689  (28.0%)   Courses at this campus
962  (10.0%)   Courses at community college 
167  (1.7%)   Courses at another UC campus
197  (2.1%)   Courses at another four-year college or university
454  (4.7%)   Not sure

Education Finance

38. How did you deal with increase in UC fees in 2003-2004? Check all that apply.

2626  (27.4%)   Increase covered by scholarship or grant aid
4061  (42.3%)   Increase covered by your parents
2887  (30.1%)   Cut back on other expenses
1632  (17.0%)   Took out a loan or borrowed more to cover the increase
1497  (15.6%)   Worked more at a part-time job during the academic year
1085  (11.3%)   Worked more at a part-time or full-time job during the summer
421  (4.4%)   Took fewer units so that you could work more at a part-time job
97  (1.0%)   Took time off from school so that you could work more at a part-time or full-time job
511  (5.3%)   Took more units so that you could graduate sooner
696  (7.3%)   Attended in the summer or took more summer units so that you could graduate sooner
22  (0.2%)   Transferred to another college
342  (3.6%)   Other. Please specify [Open-ended text field]

39. It is likely that fees will increase again in 2004-05. How do you plan to deal with the increase? Check all that apply.

2108  (22.0%)   Increase covered by scholarship or grant aid
3232  (33.7%)   Increase covered by your parents
3089  (32.2%)   Cut back on other expenses
2029  (21.1%)   Take out a loan or borrow more to cover the increase
2326  (24.2%)   Work more at a part-time job during the academic year
1875  (19.5%)   Work more at a part-time or full-time job during the summer
522  (5.4%)   Take fewer units so that you can work more at a part-time job
188  (2.0%)   Take time off from school so that you can work more at a part-time or full-time job
827  (8.6%)   Take more units so that you can graduate sooner
950  (9.9%)   Attend in the summer or take more summer units so that you can graduate sooner
161  (1.7%)   Transfer to another college
1197  (12.5%)   Other. Please specify [Open-ended text field]

40. When do you expect to graduate from UC? Please indicate both the term and the year.

 168  (2.2%)   Winter 2004
  1418  (18.6%)   Spring 2004
  244  (3.2%)   Summer 2004
  400  (5.2%)   Fall 2004
  74  (1.0%)   Winter 2005
  1597  (20.9%)   Spring 2005
  122  (1.6%)   Summer 2005
  321  (4.2%)   Fall 2005
  43  (0.6%)   Winter 2006
  1276  (16.7%)   Spring 2006
  58  (0.8%)   Summer 2006
  144  (1.9%)   Fall 2006
  42  (0.6%)   Winter 2007
  1383  (18.1%)   Spring 2007
  78  (1.0%)   Summer 2007
  103  (1.4%)   Fall 2007
  16  (0.2%)   Winter 2008
  84  (1.1%)   Spring 2008
  8  (0.1%)   Summer 2008
  17  (0.2%)   Fall 2008 or later
  32  (0.4%)   Don't expect to graduate from UC

41. What academic degrees and credentials do you plan to eventually earn? (check all that apply)

6611  (68.9%)   Bachelor's degree
2218  (23.1%)   Academic Master's (e.g., MA, MS)
701  (7.3%)   Teaching credential
456  (4.8%)   Professional Master's (e.g., MSW, MLS, MPP) 
824  (8.6%)   Business Master's (e.g., MBA) 
706  (7.4%)   MD
296  (3.1%)   Other health-related degree (e.g., OD, DDS) 
880  (9.2%)   Law (e.g., LLB, JD) 
1705  (17.8%)   Doctorate (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D.)

42. What career do you hope to eventually have after you've completed your education?

  92  (1.2%)   Accountant
  154  (2.0%)   Advertising, Marketing or Public Relations Specialist
  229  (3.0%)   Architect or Landscape Architect
  158  (2.1%)   Banker, Investment Banker, Stockbroker or Financial Analyst 
  201  (2.7%)   Biotechnology researcher
  311  (4.1%)   Business Executive or CEO 
  143  (1.9%)   Business Owner or Proprietor 
  39  (0.5%)   Business Sales/Buyer 
  317  (4.2%)   College Professor or Instructor
  118  (1.6%)   Computer Programmer 
  59  (0.8%)   Dentist 
  29  (0.4%)   Educational Administrator 
  278  (3.7%)   Educator (Early, Elementary or Secondary School, including special education and counseling)
  138  (1.8%)   Chemical Engineer or Chemist
  136  (1.8%)   Computer Software Developer or Engineer
  153  (2.0%)   Electrical Engineer
  168  (2.2%)   Mechanical Engineer
  196  (2.6%)   Other Engineer
  91  (1.2%)   Environmental Scientist 
  101  (1.3%)   Foreign Service Officer or Diplomat 
  26  (0.3%)   Graphic Artist or Web Designer 
  27  (0.4%)   Human Resource Specialist or Career Counselor
  80  (1.1%)   Journalist or Photo-journalist
  47  (0.6%)   Judge 
  31  (0.4%)   Law Enforcement/Criminologist 
  647  (8.5%)   Lawyer
  38  (0.5%)   Broadcast Media Professional
  25  (0.3%)   Military Service (career) 
  81  (1.1%)   Non-profit Administrator
  43  (0.6%)   Nurse or Medical Technician
  58  (0.8%)   Optometrist
  55  (0.7%)   Performer (Actor, Musician, Entertainer)
  112  (1.5%)   Pharmacist 
  20  (0.3%)   Physical Therapist or Speech Pathologist
  669  (8.8%)   Physician 
  49  (0.6%)   Politician
  42  (0.6%)   Producer/Filmmaker/Director 
  17  (0.2%)   Psychiatrist 
  153  (2.0%)   Psychologist 
  67  (0.9%)   Public Servant 
  68  (0.9%)   Social Scientist 
  250  (3.3%)   Scientific Researcher 
  63  (0.8%)   Social Worker 
  26  (0.3%)   Veterinarian 
  33  (0.4%)   Visual artist/ Photographer
  133  (1.8%)   Writer
  1029  (13.6%)   I have no idea whatsoever 
  574  (7.6%)   Other (please specify below)

42a. Other career

Please specify: [Open-ended text field]

43. Which language(s) did you learn to speak first?

  3677  (47.6%)   English only
  1935  (25.1%)   English and another language
  2107  (27.3%)   Another language

44. What was the language other than English that you learned?

 4  (0.1%)   Afrikaans 
  5  (0.1%)   Amharic 
  5  (0.1%)   American Sign Language 
  32  (0.7%)   Arabic 
  30  (0.7%)   Armenian 
  1  (0.0%)   Assyrian 
  4  (0.1%)   Bahasa (Indonesia) 
  1  (0.0%)   Basque 
  14  (0.3%)   Bengali 
  8  (0.2%)   Bosnian 
  7  (0.2%)   Bulgarian 
  21  (0.5%)   Burmese 
  13  (0.3%)   Cambodian (Khmer) 
  734  (16.9%)   Cantonese (Chinese) 
  1  (0.0%)   Cherokee (Native American) 
  1  (0.0%)   Creole 
  3  (0.1%)   Croatian 
  7  (0.2%)   Czech 
  4  (0.1%)   Danish 
  8  (0.2%)   Dutch 
  115  (2.7%)   Farsi (Persian) 
  2  (0.0%)   Finnish 
  127  (2.9%)   French 
  1  (0.0%)   Frisian 
  3  (0.1%)   Gaelic (Irish) 
  52  (1.2%)   German 
  18  (0.4%)   Greek 
  63  (1.5%)   Gujarati 
  1  (0.0%)   Hawaiian 
  45  (1.0%)   Hebrew 
  54  (1.2%)   Hindi 
  10  (0.2%)   Hmong 
  2  (0.0%)   Hokkien
  6  (0.1%)   Hungarian 
  2  (0.0%)   Ibo 
  2  (0.0%)   Icelandic 
  2  (0.0%)   Ilocano, Iloko 
  26  (0.6%)   Indonesian 
  1  (0.0%)   Irish 
  29  (0.7%)   Italian 
  88  (2.0%)   Japanese 
  8  (0.2%)   Kannada 
  3  (0.1%)   Khmer (Cambodian) 
  1  (0.0%)   Konkani 
  359  (8.3%)   Korean 
  6  (0.1%)   Lao 
  2  (0.0%)   Lithuanian 
  6  (0.1%)   Malayalam 
  7  (0.2%)   Malaysian 
  893  (20.6%)   Mandarin (Chinese) 
  11  (0.3%)   Marathi 
  1  (0.0%)   Marshallese 
  11  (0.3%)   Mien 
  1  (0.0%)   Nepali 
  3  (0.1%)   Norwegian 
  1  (0.0%)   Pangasinan 
  26  (0.6%)   Polish 
  17  (0.4%)   Portugese (Brazil) 
  4  (0.1%)   Portugese (Portugal) 
  27  (0.6%)   Punjabi 
  7  (0.2%)   Romanian 
  115  (2.7%)   Russian 
  6  (0.1%)   Serbian 
  2  (0.0%)   Sindhi 
  1  (0.0%)   Sinhala 
  1  (0.0%)   Slovenian 
  1  (0.0%)   Somali 
  596  (13.8%)   Spanish (Latin & South America) 
  72  (1.7%)   Spanish (Spain) 
  11  (0.3%)   Swedish 
  129  (3.0%)   Tagalog 
  68  (1.6%)   Taiwanese 
  15  (0.3%)   Tamil 
  1  (0.0%)   Tatar 
  11  (0.3%)   Telugu 
  18  (0.4%)   Teochew (Chao Chow) 
  29  (0.7%)   Thai 
  1  (0.0%)   Tigrinya 
  6  (0.1%)   Toisan 
  8  (0.2%)   Turkish 
  7  (0.2%)   Ukrainian 
  20  (0.5%)   Urdu 
  221  (5.1%)   Vietnamese 
  2  (0.0%)   Visayan 
  1  (0.0%)   Welsh 
  1  (0.0%)   Xhosa 
  43  (1.0%)   Other (please specify below)

44a. Other language

Please specify: [Open-ended text field]

45. When did you come to the United States to live?

 5528  (72.2%)   I was born in the USA 
  838  (10.9%)   1990 or earlier 
  115  (1.5%)   1991 
  83  (1.1%)   1992 
  76  (1.0%)   1993 
  98  (1.3%)   1994 
  89  (1.2%)   1995 
  103  (1.3%)   1996 
  99  (1.3%)   1997 
  122  (1.6%)   1998 
  126  (1.6%)   1999 
  157  (2.1%)   2000
  223  (2.9%)   2001 or later

46. Were your parents born in the United States?

 2693  (35.0%)   Both mother and father born in US
  416  (5.4%)   Mother born in US, father not born in US
  413  (5.4%)   Father born in US, mother not born in US
  4170  (54.2%)   Both mother and father NOT born in US

47. To the best of your knowledge, how many of your biological grandparents were born in the United States?

 4384  (57.1%)   0
  219  (2.9%)   1
  847  (11.0%)   2
  452  (5.9%)   3
  1782  (23.2%)   4

48. Which of the following best describes your social class when you were growing up?

 159  (2.1%)   Wealthy
  2387  (31.1%)   Upper-middle or professional middle class
  2800  (36.5%)   Middle-class
  1539  (20.0%)   Working-class
  795  (10.4%)   Low income or poor

49. To the best of your knowledge, which category includes the total annual combined income of your parent(s) before taxes in 2003?

 387  (5.4%)   Less than 10,000
  320  (4.5%)   10,000-19,999
  297  (4.2%)   Less than 20,000
  769  (10.8%)   20,000 to 34,999
  668  (9.4%)   35,000 to 49,999
  713  (10.0%)   50,000 to 64,999
  722  (10.2%)   65,000 to 79,999
  780  (11.0%)   80,000 to 99,999
  1026  (14.4%)   100,000 to 124,999
  415  (5.8%)   125,000 to 149,999
  405  (5.7%)   150,000 to 199,999
  230  (3.2%)   200,000 to 249,999
  370  (5.2%)   250,000+

50. Thinking about all of the courses that you took this academic year, which one did you find to be the most valuable, and what made it so valuable? Please list the course name and number. (for example EDUC 100, Introduction to Education)?

Please explain: [Open-ended text field]

51. What would you have done differently, if anything, to make your undergraduate experience better up to this point?

Please explain: [Open-ended text field]

52. How could the University have made your undergraduate experience better up to this point?

Please explain: [Open-ended text field]

53. Please provide any additional comments or questions you have?

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