2005 UCUES: Results and Summary: Part 3

Academic Engagement Module

Civic Engagement Module

Student Development Module

Student Services Module

Wild Card Module

Part 3: Academic Engagement

24. Whether you have already declared a major or are still deciding what major to pursue, please tell us what factors are most important to you in deciding on your major?

 Not importantNot very importantSomewhat importantImportantVery ImportantEssential
Intellectual curiousity 21  (0.9%) 29  (1.3%) 183  (8.1%) 468  (20.6%) 703  (30.9%) 869  (38.2%)
Leads to a high paying job 136  (6.0%) 299  (13.2%) 564  (24.8%) 623  (27.4%) 414  (18.2%) 235  (10.3%)
Prepares me for a fulfilling career 36  (1.6%) 73  (3.2%) 203  (9.0%) 517  (22.8%) 774  (34.1%) 664  (29.3%)
Parental desires 649  (28.6%) 497  (21.9%) 603  (26.6%) 347  (15.3%) 131  (5.8%) 42  (1.9%)
Easy requirements 735  (32.4%) 762  (33.6%) 497  (21.9%) 188  (8.3%) 66  (2.9%) 23  (1.0%)
Allows time for other activities 381  (16.8%) 428  (18.8%) 699  (30.8%) 474  (20.9%) 218  (9.6%) 71  (3.1%)
Prestige 280  (12.4%) 391  (17.3%) 559  (24.7%) 587  (25.9%) 306  (13.5%) 140  (6.2%)
Couldn't get into my first choice of major 1458  (65.5%) 257  (11.6%) 212  (9.5%) 160  (7.2%) 72  (3.2%) 66  (3.0%)

Coursework

25. College students have different orientations to their coursework. Indicate your level of agreement with the following statements:

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
My main concern in my classes is getting good grades 44  (1.9%) 104  (4.6%) 206  (9.1%) 698  (30.8%) 747  (32.9%) 470  (20.7%)
I prefer course material that arouses my curiousity, even if it is difficult to learn 13  (0.6%) 39  (1.7%) 114  (5.0%) 554  (24.4%) 892  (39.3%) 655  (28.9%)
I want to get better grades in school than most other students get 41  (1.8%) 119  (5.3%) 233  (10.3%) 502  (22.2%) 728  (32.2%) 637  (28.2%)
The most satisfying thing in a course is trying to understand the content as thoroughly as possible 12  (0.5%) 56  (2.5%) 140  (6.2%) 671  (29.7%) 828  (36.6%) 555  (24.5%)
I prefer course material that really challenges me so I can learn new things 14  (0.6%) 54  (2.4%) 162  (7.2%) 775  (34.2%) 807  (35.7%) 451  (19.9%)
When I can, I choose assignments that I can learn from even if they don't guarantee a good grade 60  (2.6%) 203  (9.0%) 556  (24.5%) 773  (34.1%) 467  (20.6%) 207  (9.1%)
I want to do well in school because it is important to show my ability to others 133  (5.9%) 244  (10.8%) 402  (17.7%) 672  (29.7%) 520  (23.0%) 294  (13.0%)

26. Here are some more statements about your coursework. Please indicate your level of agreement with each.

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
One of the best parts of my college experience is finding a class that's really interesting 12  (0.5%) 42  (1.9%) 78  (3.5%) 450  (19.9%) 850  (37.6%) 827  (36.6%)
It is very important for me to do well in school because I do not want to disappoint my parents 193  (8.5%) 211  (9.3%) 274  (12.1%) 697  (30.8%) 592  (26.2%) 295  (13.0%)
I enjoy thinking about how to tackle a challenging assignment 45  (2.0%) 130  (5.8%) 366  (16.2%) 799  (35.4%) 664  (29.4%) 252  (11.2%)
I feel I have a good understanding of what I need to do to master a new topic 20  (0.9%) 76  (3.4%) 291  (12.9%) 856  (37.9%) 782  (34.6%) 235  (10.4%)
I am good at planning strategies to learn new material 31  (1.4%) 131  (5.8%) 432  (19.1%) 832  (36.8%) 640  (28.3%) 193  (8.5%)
When faced with an assignment that is unlike anything I have ever done, I have no idea where to start 112  (5.0%) 436  (19.3%) 673  (29.8%) 633  (28.0%) 315  (13.9%) 92  (4.1%)

27. On average, how much of your assigned course reading have you completed this academic year?

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  42  (1.9%)   0-9% 
  74  (3.3%)   10-19% 
  105  (4.6%)   20-29% 
  124  (5.5%)   30-39% 
  105  (4.6%)   40-49% 
  220  (9.7%)   50-59% 
  218  (9.6%)   60-69% 
  445  (19.6%)   70-79% 
  460  (20.3%)   80-89% 
  361  (15.9%)   90-99% 
  113  (5.0%)   All
 

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

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  525  (23.2%)   No, I should have spent much MORE time 
  1087  (48.1%)   No, I should have spent somewhat MORE time 
  562  (24.8%)   Yes, I have spent about the right amount of time 
  76  (3.4%)   No, I should have spent somewhat LESS time 
  12  (0.5%)   No, I should have spent much LESS time
 

29. If you could do this academic year over again, how many hours more or hours less do you think you would spend per week on average on your academic work?

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  272  (12.0%)   More than 8 hours MORE per week 
  562  (24.9%)   5-8 hours MORE 
  914  (40.5%)   1-4 hours MORE 
  421  (18.6%)   About the SAME number of hours 
  69  (3.1%)   1-4 hours LESS 
  20  (0.9%)   More than 4 hours LESS per week

30. There are many reasons why students don't spend as much time on their course work as they think they should. To what extent are the following the reasons why you have not spent more time on your course work this academic year?

 Not a reason in my caseOne of the reasonsA major reasonThe most important reason
Coursework just not that interesting to me 719  (31.8%) 1064  (47.1%) 370  (16.4%) 107  (4.7%)
Coursework not particularly relevant to my career goals 1255  (55.7%) 704  (31.2%) 242  (10.7%) 53  (2.4%)
My ability to concentrate is not that good 790  (35.3%) 914  (40.8%) 396  (17.7%) 141  (6.3%)
My study habits and time management skills are not that good 726  (32.1%) 905  (40.0%) 433  (19.2%) 196  (8.7%)
My social life competes too much with studying for my time and attention 919  (40.8%) 920  (40.9%) 339  (15.1%) 73  (3.2%)
My job (paid employment) competes too much with studying for my time 1543  (68.5%) 460  (20.4%) 183  (8.1%) 68  (3.0%)
My involvement with campus activities competes too much with studying for my time 1382  (61.4%) 542  (24.1%) 247  (11.0%) 80  (3.6%)
My involvement with social issues or political causes competes too much with studying for my time 1826  (81.2%) 308  (13.7%) 95  (4.2%) 20  (0.9%)
My friends (peers) don't spend enough time studying, so it's hard for me to do so 1388  (61.5%) 649  (28.8%) 189  (8.4%) 31  (1.4%)

Academic Engagement

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

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Put together ideas or concepts from different courses when completing assignments 40  (1.8%) 203  (9.0%) 604  (26.7%) 545  (24.1%) 559  (24.7%) 310  (13.7%)
Developed your own point of view about an issue and used facts and examples to support your viewpoint 57  (2.5%) 213  (9.5%) 581  (25.8%) 551  (24.5%) 576  (25.6%) 270  (12.0%)
Examined how others gathered and interpreted data and assessed the soundness of their conclusions 89  (4.0%) 298  (13.2%) 572  (25.4%) 621  (27.6%) 480  (21.3%) 191  (8.5%)
Worked harder than you ever thought you could to meet an instructor's standards or expectations 185  (8.2%) 370  (16.4%) 578  (25.6%) 521  (23.1%) 393  (17.4%) 208  (9.2%)
Reconsidered your own position on a topic through closely examining the arguments of others 103  (4.6%) 288  (12.8%) 710  (31.6%) 603  (26.8%) 403  (17.9%) 141  (6.3%)
Asked a question in class because you a curious to learn more about a topic 202  (8.9%) 453  (20.1%) 603  (26.7%) 425  (18.8%) 337  (14.9%) 239  (10.6%)
Asked a question in class to impress the instructor 1119  (49.6%) 542  (24.0%) 308  (13.7%) 166  (7.4%) 90  (4.0%) 29  (1.3%)
Contributed to a class discussion because you are excited about the topic being discussed 165  (7.3%) 315  (14.0%) 621  (27.6%) 466  (20.7%) 432  (19.2%) 254  (11.3%)
Brought up ideas or concepts from different courses during class discussions 321  (14.3%) 487  (21.6%) 572  (25.4%) 419  (18.6%) 298  (13.2%) 155  (6.9%)

32. And how about each of the following?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Helped a classmate better understand the course material when studying together 72  (3.2%) 257  (11.4%) 712  (31.6%) 580  (25.7%) 421  (18.7%) 214  (9.5%)
Felt like you didn't know enough to learn anything when you tried studying with others 428  (19.0%) 626  (27.8%) 633  (28.1%) 313  (13.9%) 176  (7.8%) 74  (3.3%)
Worked with classmates outside of class to prepare class assignments (in person) 153  (6.8%) 355  (15.8%) 663  (29.4%) 501  (22.2%) 348  (15.4%) 233  (10.3%)
Met with faculty in person, for example, during office hours 361  (16.0%) 662  (29.4%) 590  (26.2%) 306  (13.6%) 215  (9.5%) 118  (5.2%)
Met with teaching assistants in person, for example, during office hours 256  (11.4%) 629  (28.1%) 652  (29.1%) 344  (15.4%) 215  (9.6%) 145  (6.5%)
Exchanged email with a faculty member in order to better understand a concept or idea 736  (32.7%) 583  (25.9%) 463  (20.6%) 247  (11.0%) 160  (7.1%) 63  (2.8%)
Exchanged email with a teaching assistant in order to better understand a concept or idea 443  (19.8%) 549  (24.5%) 615  (27.4%) 329  (14.7%) 206  (9.2%) 101  (4.5%)
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with faculty members outside of class 794  (35.3%) 598  (26.6%) 428  (19.0%) 222  (9.9%) 143  (6.4%) 63  (2.8%)

33. And, finally, how about these?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Found a course so interesting that you did more work than was required 499  (22.1%) 694  (30.8%) 571  (25.3%) 250  (11.1%) 166  (7.4%) 75  (3.3%)
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or assignment before turning it in 620  (27.5%) 522  (23.2%) 400  (17.8%) 283  (12.6%) 258  (11.5%) 169  (7.5%)
Turned in a course assignment late 1178  (52.4%) 602  (26.8%) 288  (12.8%) 109  (4.8%) 48  (2.1%) 24  (1.1%)
Did not turn in a course assignment at all 1475  (65.6%) 465  (20.7%) 167  (7.4%) 78  (3.5%) 43  (1.9%) 19  (0.8%)
Come to class without completing reading 75  (3.3%) 366  (16.3%) 721  (32.0%) 475  (21.1%) 367  (16.3%) 246  (10.9%)
Made a class presentation 324  (14.4%) 598  (26.6%) 726  (32.2%) 325  (14.4%) 187  (8.3%) 92  (4.1%)

Research Activities

34. Being enrolled at a research university may provide research opportunities for undergraduates. How important are the following opportunities for you?

 Not importantNot very importantSomewhat importantImportantVery ImportantEssential
Having lecture courses with faculty members who refer to their own research as part of the class 242  (10.8%) 532  (23.7%) 760  (33.8%) 424  (18.9%) 207  (9.2%) 82  (3.6%)
Taking small research-oriented seminars from faculty 257  (11.4%) 492  (21.9%) 663  (29.5%) 507  (22.6%) 227  (10.1%) 99  (4.4%)
Enrolling in service-learning courses (these are courses in which a community-based public service activity are integrated with the academic content of the course) 478  (21.5%) 626  (28.1%) 562  (25.2%) 371  (16.7%) 118  (5.3%) 72  (3.2%)
Working on research projects under the direction of faculty members 205  (9.1%) 311  (13.9%) 568  (25.3%) 535  (23.9%) 374  (16.7%) 249  (11.1%)
Working on creative projects under the direction of faculty, for example in the visual or performing arts 470  (21.1%) 473  (21.2%) 530  (23.7%) 423  (19.0%) 208  (9.3%) 128  (5.7%)

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

 NeverOnceTwice3-5 times6 times or more
Had lecture courses with faculty members who referred to their own research as part of the class 303  (13.4%) 451  (20.0%) 563  (25.0%) 678  (30.1%) 259  (11.5%)
Took small research-oriented seminars from faculty members 1603  (71.2%) 381  (16.9%) 171  (7.6%) 69  (3.1%) 28  (1.2%)
Enrolled in service-learning courses (these are courses in which a community-based public service activity are integrated with the academic content of the course) 1828  (81.7%) 234  (10.5%) 110  (4.9%) 45  (2.0%) 20  (0.9%)
Worked on research projects under the direction of faculty members 1506  (66.9%) 400  (17.8%) 167  (7.4%) 95  (4.2%) 84  (3.7%)
Worked on creative projects under the direction of faculty, for example in the visual or performing arts 1861  (82.6%) 198  (8.8%) 96  (4.3%) 56  (2.5%) 42  (1.9%)

Capstone Experience

36. Before you graduate, do you expect that you will complete a final, summative project such as a senior honors thesis, final project or portfolio in your major? [47 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  510  (22.5%)   Definitely yes 
  571  (25.2%)   Probably yes 
  466  (20.6%)   Probably no 
  396  (17.5%)   Definitely no 
  319  (14.1%)   I have no idea whatsoever

37. Regardless of whether you expect to complete a summative project, how valuable do you think such a "capstone" experience would be for you?   [59 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  501  (22.3%)   Extremely valuable 
  794  (35.3%)   Valuable 
  543  (24.1%)   Somewhat valuable 
  228  (10.1%)   Of little or no value 
  184  (8.2%)   I have no idea whatsoever

38. FOR GRADUATING SENIORS ONLY: What kind of, if any, summative project are you completing in your major this semester?  [1643 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  421  (63.2%)   None [Go to 16] 
  94  (14.1%)   Honors thesis 
  66  (9.9%)   Senior thesis 
  7  (1.1%)   Comprehensive exam 
  78  (11.7%)   Final project or portfolio

38a. For you personally what are the main benefits of this final project?

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38b. What, if any, are the biggest drawbacks or disadvantages of this final project?

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39. Finally, how has your approach to learning changed since you began at Cal? What's the biggest difference between how you see yourself as a student now compared to when you arrived here?

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Part 3: Civic Engagement

Activities

24. 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 63  (20.9%) 238  (79.1%)
Fraternity or sorority 170  (49.9%) 171  (50.1%)
Intramural sport team or Rec Sports sponsored sport club 84  (18.7%) 366  (81.3%)
University sponsored intercollegiate athletic team 27  (18.9%) 116  (81.1%)
Other campus-based club or organization 483  (36.3%) 849  (63.7%)
Off-campus club or organization 160  (24.9%) 483  (75.1%)
Internship 72  (12.5%) 502  (87.5%)

25. Indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about your experiences at Cal:

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Opportunities for community service while at Cal are important to me 80  (3.5%) 245  (10.8%) 315  (13.9%) 752  (33.1%) 585  (25.7%) 297  (13.1%)
Opportunities to develop my leadership skills while at Cal are important to me 44  (1.9%) 118  (5.2%) 215  (9.5%) 676  (29.8%) 767  (33.8%) 450  (19.8%)
I have had or will have adequate opportunities for community service while at Cal 31  (1.4%) 129  (5.7%) 287  (12.7%) 703  (31.2%) 801  (35.6%) 300  (13.3%)
I have had or will have adequate opportunities to develop leadership skills while at Cal 36  (1.6%) 103  (4.6%) 320  (14.1%) 713  (31.5%) 792  (35.0%) 299  (13.2%)
I have had or will have adequate opportunities to take on positions of leadership while at Cal 43  (1.9%) 134  (5.9%) 367  (16.3%) 720  (31.9%) 705  (31.3%) 286  (12.7%)
My undergraduate experience at Cal provides adequate opportunity to explore my cultural identity 111  (4.9%) 148  (6.5%) 315  (13.9%) 760  (33.6%) 690  (30.5%) 240  (10.6%)
I feel I can express my political opinions on campus 78  (3.4%) 109  (4.8%) 219  (9.6%) 607  (26.7%) 860  (37.8%) 404  (17.7%)
I have had or will have adequate opportunities for me to be part of a community with a shared sense of purpose here at Cal 47  (2.1%) 121  (5.4%) 263  (11.6%) 754  (33.4%) 776  (34.4%) 297  (13.2%)

26. What campus programs, organizations, or activities so far have provided you the best opportunity to be part of a community with a shared sense of purpose while at Cal?

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Community Service & Leadership

27. Many Cal students have the opportunity or choose to participate in community service while at Cal. Which describes your situation?

1106  (48.6%)   I am currently participating or have participated in community service since enrolling in Cal
664  (29.2%)   I haven't participated yet, but it is likely I will before graduating from Cal
504  (22.2%)   It's not that likely I'll participate in community service before graduating from Cal

28. 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 answer for the one that has been the largest time commitment.

1135  (50.2%)   No [Go to 29]
158  (7.0%)   Yes, for course credit (e.g., field studies credit for tutoring)
61  (2.7%)   Yes, as part of a formal service program (AmeriCorps, VISTA, etc.)
40  (1.8%)   Yes, for pay or a stipend as part of some other program
869  (38.4%)   Yes, as a volunteer

28a. What was the type of organization where you did you this community service?

284  (25.4%)   K-12 school 42  (3.8%)   housing organization
9  (0.8%)   preschool 109  (9.8%)   clinic or hospital
8  (0.7%)   adult literacy or ESL program 6  (0.5%)   help hotline
63  (5.6%)   youth services agency 9  (0.8%)   animal shelter
21  (1.9%)   student government 77  (6.9%)   religious organization
146  (13.1%)   campus service organization 22  (2.0%)   environmental group
79  (7.1%)   greek organization 12  (1.1%)   political party
36  (3.2%)   homeless shelter 193  (17.3%)   other (write-in below) [Open-ended text field]

28b. What kind of community service work did you do?

242  (21.4%)   tutoring 89  (7.9%)   fundraising
183  (16.2%)   mentoring 10  (0.9%)   computer or technical support
47  (4.2%)   counseling 286  (25.3%)   general support
22  (1.9%)   publicity 252  (22.3%)   other (write-in below) [Open-ended text field]

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29. Certain skills are often useful for effective leadership in general and community service in particular. While at Cal, how important has it been or will it be for you personally to develop your skills in the following areas?

 Not importantNot very importantSomewhat importantImportantVery ImportantEssential
Listening skills 38  (1.7%) 68  (3.0%) 226  (9.9%) 640  (28.2%) 678  (29.8%) 623  (27.4%)
Public speaking skills 25  (1.1%) 88  (3.9%) 221  (9.7%) 618  (27.2%) 673  (29.6%) 645  (28.4%)
Conflict resolution 47  (2.1%) 115  (5.1%) 314  (13.8%) 673  (29.6%) 626  (27.6%) 496  (21.8%)
Group facilitation 32  (1.4%) 108  (4.8%) 304  (13.4%) 672  (29.7%) 682  (30.1%) 465  (20.5%)
Multicultural awareness 81  (3.6%) 159  (7.0%) 370  (16.3%) 650  (28.6%) 522  (23.0%) 488  (21.5%)
Event planning 88  (3.9%) 267  (11.8%) 427  (18.8%) 630  (27.8%) 514  (22.7%) 340  (15.0%)

30. Since you started at Cal, how much progress do you feel you have made developing each of the following skills?

 No progressLittle progressSome progressGreat progress
Listening skills 109  (4.8%) 384  (16.9%) 1321  (58.0%) 462  (20.3%)
Public speaking skills 239  (10.5%) 662  (29.1%) 1029  (45.2%) 345  (15.2%)
Conflict resolution 256  (11.3%) 684  (30.1%) 1057  (46.6%) 272  (12.0%)
Group facilitation 245  (10.8%) 630  (27.8%) 1032  (45.5%) 360  (15.9%)
Multicultural awareness 188  (8.3%) 466  (20.5%) 1024  (45.1%) 592  (26.1%)
Event planning 498  (21.9%) 668  (29.4%) 759  (33.4%) 345  (15.2%)

News & Information Sources

31. How important is it to you personally to be well-informed about political and social issues at each of the following levels?

 Not importantNot very importantSomewhat importantImportantVery ImportantEssential
The Berkeley campus 111  (4.9%) 238  (10.5%) 622  (27.4%) 670  (29.6%) 403  (17.8%) 223  (9.8%)
The community/city where I live while attending Cal 96  (4.2%) 307  (13.6%) 670  (29.6%) 657  (29.1%) 345  (15.3%) 186  (8.2%)
California 35  (1.5%) 92  (4.1%) 410  (18.1%) 812  (35.8%) 601  (26.5%) 316  (13.9%)
The United States 25  (1.1%) 62  (2.7%) 272  (12.0%) 647  (28.6%) 664  (29.3%) 594  (26.2%)
The world 25  (1.1%) 64  (2.8%) 261  (11.5%) 573  (25.3%) 618  (27.3%) 724  (32.0%)

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

 Not at all informedNot that well-informedWell-informedVery well-informed
The Berkeley campus 209  (9.2%) 1020  (44.9%) 914  (40.2%) 131  (5.8%)
The community/city where I live while attending Cal 316  (13.9%) 1261  (55.5%) 619  (27.3%) 75  (3.3%)
California 99  (4.4%) 1031  (45.4%) 988  (43.5%) 154  (6.8%)
The United States 83  (3.7%) 808  (35.6%) 1064  (46.9%) 316  (13.9%)
The world 120  (5.3%) 946  (41.7%) 899  (39.6%) 305  (13.4%)

33. Please indicate how often you use the following sources of NEWS INFORMATION during this past academic year:

 Rarely or neverLess than once a weekOnce a weekSeveral times a weekEverydayMore than once a day
Internet news sources 185  (8.1%) 262  (11.5%) 340  (15.0%) 583  (25.7%) 489  (21.5%) 413  (18.2%)
National television news 817  (36.0%) 443  (19.5%) 388  (17.1%) 403  (17.8%) 150  (6.6%) 69  (3.0%)
Local television news 935  (41.3%) 412  (18.2%) 359  (15.9%) 372  (16.4%) 137  (6.1%) 48  (2.1%)
Public television 1121  (49.5%) 429  (19.0%) 277  (12.2%) 304  (13.4%) 101  (4.5%) 31  (1.4%)
Public Radio 1285  (56.9%) 413  (18.3%) 196  (8.7%) 209  (9.3%) 108  (4.8%) 47  (2.1%)
Talk radio 1557  (68.7%) 353  (15.6%) 135  (6.0%) 138  (6.1%) 61  (2.7%) 24  (1.1%)
Weekly news magazines 1019  (45.0%) 516  (22.8%) 433  (19.1%) 208  (9.2%) 68  (3.0%) 19  (0.8%)
Campus newspaper 347  (15.3%) 422  (18.6%) 316  (13.9%) 718  (31.7%) 429  (18.9%) 36  (1.6%)
Other daily newspaper 951  (42.0%) 431  (19.1%) 278  (12.3%) 341  (15.1%) 212  (9.4%) 49  (2.2%)

34. Which, if any, of the following daily newspapers, do you read fairly regularly? (Note: the actual newspaper, not the website)

72  (3.1%)   Contra Costa Times 102  (4.4%)   San Jose Mercury News
1181  (50.7%)   Daily Cal 488  (21.0%)   San Francisco Chronicle
150  (6.4%)   Los Angeles Times 55  (2.4%)   USA Today
345  (14.8%)   New York Times 160  (6.9%)   Wall Street Journal
95  (4.1%)   Oakland Tribune 37  (1.6%)   Washington Post
36  (1.5%)   Sacramento Bee 9  (0.4%)   West County Times
77  (3.3%)   Other1 (write in below) [Open-ended text field] 15  (0.6%)   Other2 (write in below) [Open-ended text field]

35. Now, what website(s) do you look at for news on a fairly regular basis?

161  (6.9%)   ABC News 164  (7.0%)   Los Angeles Times
37  (1.6%)   Al Jazeera 449  (19.3%)   MSN/MSNBC
200  (8.6%)   AOL 517  (22.2%)   New York Times
337  (14.5%)   BBC 102  (4.4%)   Reuters
778  (33.4%)   CNN 47  (2.0%)   Salon
61  (2.6%)   Drudge Report 45  (1.9%)   Slate
104  (4.5%)   Economist 209  (9.0%)   SFGate
231  (9.9%)   ESPN 71  (3.0%)   Slashdot
26  (1.1%)   Fark 84  (3.6%)   Wall Street Journal
86  (3.7%)   Fox News 88  (3.8%)   Washington Post
414  (17.8%)   Google News 29  (1.2%)   Wired
55  (2.4%)   Guardian 735  (31.6%)   Yahoo
140  (6.0%)   Other1 (write in below) [Open-ended text field] 38  (1.6%)   Other2 (write in below) [Open-ended text field]

Political Engagement

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

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Attended meetings or rallies related to local, state, or national politics 1332  (58.7%) 480  (21.1%) 293  (12.9%) 95  (4.2%) 41  (1.8%) 29  (1.3%)
Engaged in protests or demonstrations 1650  (72.8%) 334  (14.7%) 181  (8.0%) 56  (2.5%) 33  (1.5%) 13  (0.6%)
Performed work or service for a political campaign 1677  (75.0%) 275  (12.3%) 163  (7.3%) 62  (2.8%) 39  (1.7%) 19  (0.9%)
Talked with friends about current events or things you have heard about in the news 147  (6.5%) 197  (8.7%) 616  (27.2%) 426  (18.8%) 478  (21.1%) 400  (17.7%)
Participated in a celebration of a cultural heritage other than your own 800  (35.3%) 598  (26.4%) 457  (20.2%) 218  (9.6%) 127  (5.6%) 65  (2.9%)

37. Did you vote in the campus health care referendum this past March?

999  (43.9%)   Yes
1163  (51.1%)   No
112  (4.9%)   Don't know

38. Did you vote in the last presidential election?

268  (11.8%)   No, because I'm not a citizen
55  (2.4%)   No, because I was not yet eighteen.
384  (16.9%)   No
992  (43.6%)   Yes, in the community where I live while in school
576  (25.3%)   Yes, in my parents' community or at my permanent address

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

141  (6.2%)   Far left
1067  (47.2%)   Liberal
778  (34.4%)   Middle-of-the-road
267  (11.8%)   Conservative
9  (0.4%)   Far right

40. How strong are your political views?

351  (15.4%)   Very strong
746  (32.8%)   Strong
919  (40.4%)   Moderate
176  (7.7%)   Weak
82  (3.6%)   Very weak

41. What do think are the biggest issues or problems facing this country?

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42. Do you think this country is moving in the right direction or wrong direction?

169  (7.5%)   Right direction
1371  (60.6%)   Wrong direction
723  (31.9%)   Don't know

43. The term "social justice" means different things to different people. Please explain what the term "social justice" means to you.

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Part 3: Student Development Module

Parental Involvement

24. Indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about how your parents were involved in your schooling DURING HIGH SCHOOL.

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
My parents and I discussed what classes to take 543  (23.2%) 413  (17.6%) 267  (11.4%) 450  (19.2%) 399  (17.0%) 270  (11.5%)
My parents and I discussed what I learned in class 384  (16.4%) 347  (14.8%) 348  (14.9%) 629  (26.9%) 410  (17.5%) 219  (9.4%)
My parents monitored my progress in school 248  (10.6%) 208  (8.9%) 235  (10.0%) 600  (25.7%) 578  (24.7%) 470  (20.1%)
My parents stressed the importance of getting good grades 119  (5.1%) 105  (4.5%) 154  (6.6%) 383  (16.4%) 588  (25.1%) 990  (42.3%)
My parents helped me apply to college 482  (20.7%) 340  (14.6%) 283  (12.1%) 430  (18.4%) 409  (17.5%) 389  (16.7%)
My parents decided where I would go to college 973  (41.6%) 498  (21.3%) 294  (12.6%) 357  (15.3%) 135  (5.8%) 82  (3.5%)
My parents asked about my activities outside of classes 181  (7.7%) 109  (4.7%) 186  (7.9%) 561  (23.9%) 785  (33.5%) 521  (22.2%)
My parents asked about my friends 117  (5.0%) 86  (3.7%) 139  (5.9%) 571  (24.4%) 815  (34.8%) 612  (26.2%)

25. Indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about how your parents are involved in your schooling HERE AT CAL.

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
My parents and I discuss what classes to take 752  (32.1%) 490  (20.9%) 301  (12.8%) 441  (18.8%) 248  (10.6%) 112  (4.8%)
My parents and I discuss what I learned in class 461  (19.7%) 371  (15.8%) 373  (15.9%) 624  (26.7%) 377  (16.1%) 135  (5.8%)
My parents monitor my progress in school 491  (21.0%) 376  (16.1%) 402  (17.2%) 643  (27.5%) 314  (13.4%) 113  (4.8%)
My parents stress the importance of getting good grades 255  (10.9%) 239  (10.2%) 260  (11.1%) 550  (23.5%) 546  (23.4%) 487  (20.8%)
I am pursuing a major I don't like to please my parents 1414  (60.5%) 484  (20.7%) 195  (8.3%) 151  (6.5%) 61  (2.6%) 32  (1.4%)
My parents ask about my activities at Cal outside of academics 267  (11.4%) 182  (7.8%) 222  (9.5%) 654  (27.9%) 698  (29.8%) 317  (13.5%)
My parents ask about my friends at Cal 242  (10.4%) 172  (7.4%) 233  (10.0%) 653  (28.0%) 728  (31.2%) 308  (13.2%)
As long as I graduate, my parents don't really care how well I do in college 750  (32.1%) 615  (26.3%) 454  (19.4%) 286  (12.2%) 156  (6.7%) 74  (3.2%)
My parents are interested in talking with me about things I'm studying here in college 241  (10.3%) 230  (9.8%) 291  (12.4%) 684  (29.2%) 602  (25.7%) 292  (12.5%)
If I have a personal conflict with another student, my parents are usually the first people I consult 718  (30.7%) 554  (23.7%) 401  (17.2%) 340  (14.6%) 190  (8.1%) 133  (5.7%)

26. Thinking back on this academic year, how often do you typically have contact with one or both of you parents during the semester?

 EverydaySeveral times a weekSeveral times a monthLess oftenNot applicable
By phone 414  (17.6%) 892  (38.0%) 768  (32.7%) 203  (8.7%) 69  (2.9%)
By email 34  (1.5%) 241  (10.4%) 513  (22.1%) 778  (33.5%) 756  (32.6%)
Other internet communication 28  (1.2%) 107  (4.6%) 156  (6.8%) 555  (24.1%) 1460  (63.3%)
In-person 110  (4.7%) 117  (5.0%) 529  (22.6%) 1275  (54.5%) 307  (13.1%)

Goals & Aspirations

27. Students have different ideas about what they hope to achieve in college. Indicate how important each of the following goals is to you.

 Not importantOf little importanceSomewhat importantImportantVery importantEssential
Establish meaningful relationships 43  (1.8%) 95  (4.1%) 260  (11.1%) 544  (23.2%) 688  (29.4%) 713  (30.4%)
Be in a position to give something back to my community after finishing my education 46  (2.0%) 127  (5.4%) 408  (17.5%) 665  (28.5%) 545  (23.3%) 546  (23.4%)
Acquire a well-rounded general education 20  (0.9%) 49  (2.1%) 220  (9.4%) 611  (26.1%) 758  (32.4%) 683  (29.2%)
Discover what kind of person I really want to be 39  (1.7%) 64  (2.7%) 209  (8.9%) 469  (20.1%) 668  (28.6%) 888  (38.0%)
Achieve a high GPA 43  (1.8%) 95  (4.1%) 449  (19.2%) 762  (32.6%) 563  (24.1%) 426  (18.2%)
Form romantic relationships 285  (12.2%) 429  (18.3%) 676  (28.9%) 555  (23.7%) 268  (11.4%) 129  (5.5%)
Prepare for graduate or professional school 60  (2.6%) 119  (5.1%) 340  (14.5%) 558  (23.9%) 644  (27.5%) 617  (26.4%)
Obtain the skills I need to pursue my chosen career 21  (0.9%) 29  (1.2%) 160  (6.8%) 472  (20.2%) 737  (31.5%) 918  (39.3%)
Be in a position to make a lot of money after I finish my education 128  (5.5%) 277  (11.8%) 563  (24.0%) 611  (26.1%) 441  (18.8%) 325  (13.9%)
Explore new ideas 9  (0.4%) 37  (1.6%) 263  (11.2%) 619  (26.5%) 728  (31.1%) 684  (29.2%)
Decide on what career I want to pursue 38  (1.6%) 56  (2.4%) 227  (9.7%) 612  (26.2%) 780  (33.4%) 620  (26.6%)
Enjoy my college years before assuming adult responsibilities 116  (5.0%) 147  (6.3%) 389  (16.6%) 558  (23.9%) 550  (23.5%) 578  (24.7%)
Improve my level of physical fitness and skill 151  (6.5%) 338  (14.5%) 587  (25.1%) 615  (26.3%) 417  (17.8%) 230  (9.8%)
Develop a personal code of values and ethics 79  (3.4%) 147  (6.3%) 384  (16.5%) 697  (29.9%) 595  (25.5%) 432  (18.5%)
Prepare to be an informed citizen 63  (2.7%) 114  (4.9%) 394  (16.9%) 746  (31.9%) 619  (26.5%) 401  (17.2%)
Develop an in-depth understanding of a specific field of study 18  (0.8%) 58  (2.5%) 233  (9.9%) 630  (26.9%) 758  (32.4%) 645  (27.5%)

28. What career do you hope to eventually have after you've completed your education? [87 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  34  (1.5%)   Accountant 
  56  (2.4%)   Advertising, Marketing or Public Relations Specialist 
  51  (2.2%)   Architect or Landscape Architect 
  74  (3.2%)   Banker, Investment Banker, Stockbroker or Financial Analyst 
  49  (2.1%)   Biotechnology researcher 
  140  (6.1%)   Business Executive, CEO, Owner, Sales/Buyer 
  99  (4.3%)   College Professor or Instructor 
  68  (2.9%)   Computer Programmer or Software Developer 
  99  (4.3%)   Teacher or Educational Administrator (Early, elementary, secondary school, including special education and counseling) 
  192  (8.3%)   Engineer (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Other, including Chemist) 
  18  (0.8%)   Environmental Scientist 
  32  (1.4%)   Foreign Service Officer or Diplomat 
  169  (7.3%)   Health Professional (Dentist, Nurse, Optometrist, Pharmacist, Psychologist, Physical Therapist) 
  7  (0.3%)   Human Resource Specialist or Career Counselor 
  9  (0.4%)   Judge 
  11  (0.5%)   Law enforcement/ Criminologist 
  214  (9.3%)   Lawyer 
  36  (1.6%)   Media Professional (Broadcaster, Journalist, Photo-Journalist) 
  11  (0.5%)   Military Service Career 
  16  (0.7%)   Non-profit Administrator 
  186  (8.0%)   Physician or Psychiatrist 
  26  (1.1%)   Politician 
  24  (1.0%)   Public Servant 
  27  (1.2%)   Social Scientist 
  84  (3.6%)   Scientific Researcher 
  6  (0.3%)   Veterinarian 
  62  (2.7%)   Visual or Performing Artist (Graphic Artist, Actor, Musician, Entertainer, Photographer, Filmmaker) 
  35  (1.5%)   Writer 
  332  (14.4%)   I have no idea whatsoever 
  145  (6.3%)   Other (write in below)

Other - please specify: [Open-ended text field]

29. In deciding on a career, what factors are most important to you?

 Not importantOf little importanceSomewhat importantImportantVery importantEssential
Potential financial rewards 80  (3.4%) 182  (7.8%) 492  (21.0%) 757  (32.3%) 555  (23.7%) 278  (11.9%)
Intellectual satisfaction 8  (0.3%) 25  (1.1%) 149  (6.4%) 644  (27.5%) 825  (35.2%) 692  (29.5%)
Flexibility of hours 35  (1.5%) 229  (9.8%) 575  (24.6%) 813  (34.8%) 455  (19.5%) 229  (9.8%)
Prestige 76  (3.2%) 283  (12.1%) 622  (26.5%) 710  (30.3%) 441  (18.8%) 212  (9.0%)
Geographic considerations 69  (2.9%) 171  (7.3%) 499  (21.3%) 795  (34.0%) 573  (24.5%) 234  (10.0%)
Potential to help others 42  (1.8%) 107  (4.6%) 379  (16.2%) 619  (26.4%) 623  (26.6%) 573  (24.5%)
Job stability 11  (0.5%) 56  (2.4%) 254  (10.9%) 743  (31.7%) 788  (33.7%) 489  (20.9%)
Potential for rapid advancement 64  (2.7%) 247  (10.6%) 618  (26.5%) 719  (30.8%) 480  (20.5%) 208  (8.9%)
Fun or relaxed work environment 29  (1.2%) 161  (6.9%) 485  (20.7%) 703  (30.1%) 575  (24.6%) 386  (16.5%)

30. What other factors, not mentioned above, are important to you in deciding on a career?

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31. What people or experiences have influenced your decision about what future career you might like to pursue?

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Identity

32. Thinking of who you are, which, if any, of the following types of UC students do you see yourself as being like or do you strongly identify with? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.

286  (11.9%)   Students whose parents and/or other relatives went to Cal 435  (18.1%)   Slackers
1358  (56.6%)   Students who are serious about getting good grades 107  (4.5%)   Lesbian, gay or bisexual students
217  (9.0%)   Students from affluent backgrounds ("rich kids") 220  (9.2%)   Athletes/jocks
324  (13.5%)   Students from very poor backgrounds 256  (10.7%)   International students
449  (18.7%)   Immigrant students 839  (35.0%)   Students of my ethnic background
348  (14.5%)   Partiers 750  (31.3%)   Nor-Cal students
351  (14.6%)   Artsy students 722  (30.1%)   Students of my race
611  (25.5%)   Students who are serious about social or political issues 649  (27.1%)   So-Cal students
850  (35.4%)   Liberal students 1364  (56.9%)   Students in my major or field of interest
951  (39.6%)   Intellectuals 199  (8.3%)   Out-of-state students
271  (11.3%)   Conservative students 232  (9.7%)   Fraternity/sorority members
348  (14.5%)   Religious students 178  (7.4%)   Feminist students
25  (1.0%)   Transgender students 310  (12.9%)   Other (write in below) [Open-ended text field]

33. Which of these groups do you most strongly identify with and why?

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34. Thinking of who you are, which type of Berkeley students seem the most different or opposite of who you feel you really are? [167 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  47  (2.1%)   Students whose parents and/or other relatives went to Cal 
  80  (3.6%)   Students who are serious about getting good grades 
  262  (11.7%)   Students from affluent backgrounds ("rich kids") 
  25  (1.1%)   Students from very poor backgrounds 
  26  (1.2%)   Immigrant students 
  329  (14.7%)   Partiers 
  58  (2.6%)   Artsy students 
  109  (4.9%)   Students who are serious about social or political issues 
  47  (2.1%)   Liberal students 
  22  (1.0%)   Intellectuals 
  206  (9.2%)   Conservative students 
  121  (5.4%)   Religious students 
  65  (2.9%)   Transgender students 
  200  (9.0%)   Slackers 
  76  (3.4%)   Lesbian, gay or bisexual students 
  121  (5.4%)   Athletes/jocks 
  21  (0.9%)   International students 
  11  (0.5%)   Students of a different ethnic background than mine 
  11  (0.5%)   Nor-Cal students 
  8  (0.4%)   Students of a different race than mine 
  15  (0.7%)   So-Cal students 
  14  (0.6%)   Students in a different major or field of interest than mine 
  5  (0.2%)   Out-of-state students 
  237  (10.6%)   Fraternity/sorority members 
  25  (1.1%)   Feminist students 
  91  (4.1%)   Other (write in below)

Other (please specify): [Open-ended text field]

34a. Explain why you feel this group is most different or opposite of who you really are.

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35. During college, students usually experience significant growth, change and development in a number of important dimensions of personal identity or sense of who they are. Please indicate the extent to which you think you've changed in the following areas since you enrolled at Berkeley.

 No changeLittle changeSome changeA lot of changeTremendous change
Ethics and morality 327  (14.0%) 595  (25.5%) 954  (41.0%) 371  (15.9%) 82  (3.5%)
Gender and sexuality identity 1380  (59.2%) 446  (19.1%) 309  (13.3%) 150  (6.4%) 47  (2.0%)
Philosophy of life 229  (9.8%) 418  (18.0%) 908  (39.0%) 593  (25.5%) 180  (7.7%)
Political orientation and values 467  (20.0%) 760  (32.6%) 806  (34.6%) 230  (9.9%) 68  (2.9%)
Race and ethnic identity 856  (36.9%) 645  (27.8%) 503  (21.7%) 237  (10.2%) 80  (3.4%)
Social class awareness 360  (15.5%) 525  (22.5%) 818  (35.1%) 478  (20.5%) 148  (6.4%)
Cultural awareness 296  (12.7%) 467  (20.1%) 823  (35.4%) 562  (24.2%) 176  (7.6%)
Spirituality and religiosity 771  (33.2%) 673  (29.0%) 514  (22.1%) 264  (11.4%) 99  (4.3%)

36. Are there other areas in which you feel you've experienced significant change or development? Please explain.

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37. Please describe for us the most important non-academic ways that you have changed or developed since starting at Berkeley. For you personally, what have been the most important areas of change and what specifically has been the nature of the change? Please go into some detail if you wish to.

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Part 3: Student Programs & Services

24. We'd like to know about your experiences with the following student programs and services, either in person or online, since enrolling at UC Berkeley.

COLUMN 1: Under NEED, tell us whether or not you wanted or needed to use this service at some point during your time at Cal. This is not a rating of the overall importance of having this service at Cal, but rather your PERSONAL need.

COLUMN 2: If you wanted or needed to use this service, go over to USAGE and let us know how often, if ever, you used it. (Otherwise go down to the next service and start with NEED).

COLUMN 3: Then, if you have used the service, go over to QUALITY and rate the quality of the service you've received. (Otherwise go down to the next service and start with NEED).

24a. Transportation

 NeedUsageQuality
Perimeter shuttle [61 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  744  (33.1%)   Definitely needed → 
  683  (30.3%)   Might have needed → 
  729  (32.4%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  95  (4.2%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[436 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  499  (26.6%)   Never used it ↓ 
  453  (24.1%)   Used it rarely → 
  525  (28.0%)   Used it occasionally → 
  399  (21.3%)   Used it often →
[823 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  53  (3.6%)   Poor 
  370  (24.8%)   Fair 
  808  (54.3%)   Good 
  258  (17.3%)   Excellent
AC Transit Class Pass [56 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1635  (72.5%)   Definitely needed → 
  407  (18.0%)   Might have needed → 
  207  (9.2%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  7  (0.3%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[153 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  100  (4.6%)   Never used it ↓ 
  287  (13.3%)   Used it rarely → 
  558  (25.8%)   Used it occasionally → 
  1214  (56.2%)   Used it often →
[249 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  67  (3.2%)   Poor 
  412  (20.0%)   Fair 
  953  (46.2%)   Good 
  631  (30.6%)   Excellent
Night escort service [64 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  375  (16.7%)   Definitely needed → 
  677  (30.1%)   Might have needed → 
  1130  (50.3%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  66  (2.9%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[675 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1194  (72.9%)   Never used it ↓ 
  283  (17.3%)   Used it rarely → 
  115  (7.0%)   Used it occasionally → 
  45  (2.7%)   Used it often →
[1563 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  52  (6.9%)   Poor 
  149  (19.9%)   Fair 
  368  (49.1%)   Good 
  180  (24.0%)   Excellent
Night safety shuttles [69 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  585  (26.1%)   Definitely needed → 
  682  (30.4%)   Might have needed → 
  865  (38.6%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  111  (4.9%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[585 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  910  (52.7%)   Never used it ↓ 
  447  (25.9%)   Used it rarely → 
  244  (14.1%)   Used it occasionally → 
  126  (7.3%)   Used it often →
[1309 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  55  (5.5%)   Poor 
  211  (21.0%)   Fair 
  481  (48.0%)   Good 
  256  (25.5%)   Excellent

24b. Sports & Recreation

 NeedUsageQuality
Recreational facilities [75 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1511  (67.5%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  516  (23.1%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  177  (7.9%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  33  (1.5%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[195 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  378  (17.9%)   Never used it ↓ 
  429  (20.3%)   Used it rarely → 
  637  (30.1%)   Used it occasionally → 
  673  (31.8%)   Used it often →
[528 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  61  (3.4%)   Poor 
  370  (20.7%)   Fair 
  995  (55.8%)   Good 
  358  (20.1%)   Excellent
Cal Intramural sports [91 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  520  (23.4%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  608  (27.4%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  898  (40.4%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  195  (8.8%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[715 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1106  (69.3%)   Never used it ↓ 
  164  (10.3%)   Used it rarely → 
  160  (10.0%)   Used it occasionally → 
  167  (10.5%)   Used it often →
[1549 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  52  (6.8%)   Poor 
  223  (29.2%)   Fair 
  378  (49.5%)   Good 
  110  (14.4%)   Excellent
Intercollegiate athletic events [92 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  669  (30.1%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  496  (22.3%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  847  (38.2%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  208  (9.4%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[712 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  785  (49.1%)   Never used it ↓ 
  257  (16.1%)   Used it rarely → 
  284  (17.8%)   Used it occasionally → 
  274  (17.1%)   Used it often →
[1311 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  41  (4.1%)   Poor 
  177  (17.7%)   Fair 
  528  (52.7%)   Good 
  255  (25.5%)   Excellent

24c. Cultural Activities & Resources

 NeedUsageQuality
Berkeley Art Museum [96 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  836  (37.7%)   Definitely wanted to attend → 
  841  (38.0%)   Possibly wanted to attend → 
  406  (18.3%)   Never wanted to attend ↓
  133  (6.0%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[431 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  962  (51.1%)   Never attended ↓ 
  429  (22.8%)   Attended once → 
  258  (13.7%)   Attended twice → 
  232  (12.3%)   Attended 3 times or more →
[1235 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  39  (3.6%)   Poor 
  202  (18.8%)   Fair 
  600  (55.7%)   Good 
  236  (21.9%)   Excellent
Pacific Film Archive [107 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  723  (32.8%)   Definitely wanted to attend → 
  821  (37.2%)   Possibly wanted to attend → 
  456  (20.7%)   Never wanted to attend ↓
  205  (9.3%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[521 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1279  (71.4%)   Never attended ↓ 
  258  (14.4%)   Attended once → 
  103  (5.8%)   Attended twice → 
  151  (8.4%)   Attended 3 times or more →
[1573 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  31  (4.2%)   Poor 
  145  (19.6%)   Fair 
  367  (49.7%)   Good 
  196  (26.5%)   Excellent
Cal Performances [106 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1054  (47.8%)   Definitely wanted to attend → 
  734  (33.3%)   Possibly wanted to attend → 
  306  (13.9%)   Never wanted to attend ↓
  112  (5.1%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[374 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  952  (49.1%)   Never attended ↓ 
  370  (19.1%)   Attended once → 
  296  (15.3%)   Attended twice → 
  320  (16.5%)   Attended 3 times or more →
[1189 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  27  (2.4%)   Poor 
  133  (11.8%)   Fair 
  542  (48.3%)   Good 
  421  (37.5%)   Excellent
Cal Theater (Zellerbach Playhouse, Durham Studio Theater) [105 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  965  (43.7%)   Definitely wanted to attend → 
  726  (32.9%)   Possibly wanted to attend → 
  373  (16.9%)   Never wanted to attend ↓
  143  (6.5%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[440 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1090  (58.2%)   Never attended ↓ 
  360  (19.2%)   Attended once → 
  215  (11.5%)   Attended twice → 
  207  (11.1%)   Attended 3 times or more →
[1372 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  29  (3.1%)   Poor 
  140  (14.9%)   Fair 
  436  (46.4%)   Good 
  335  (35.6%)   Excellent

24d. Career Center

 NeedUsageQuality
Employment services [112 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  906  (41.2%)   Definitely needed → 
  699  (31.8%)   Might have needed →
  449  (20.4%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  146  (6.6%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[515 missing]     (Click here to choose)
  1016  (56.5%)   Never used it ↓ 
  325  (18.1%)   Used it once → 
  168  (9.3%)   Used it twice → 
  288  (16.0%)   Used it 3 times or more →
[1352 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  101  (10.5%)   Poor 
  304  (31.7%)   Fair 
  438  (45.6%)   Good 
  117  (12.2%)   Excellent
Professional and graduate school advising for undergrads [115 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  908  (41.3%)   Definitely needed → 
  662  (30.1%)   Might have needed →
  404  (18.4%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  223  (10.2%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[550 missing]     (Click here to choose)
  1246  (70.7%)   Never used it ↓ 
  259  (14.7%)   Used it once → 
  138  (7.8%)   Used it twice → 
  119  (6.8%)   Used it 3 times or more →
[1582 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  124  (17.0%)   Poor 
  227  (31.1%)   Fair 
  295  (40.4%)   Good 
  84  (11.5%)   Excellent

24e. Tang Center

 NeedUsageQuality
Health services [89 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1276  (57.4%)   Definitely needed → 
  474  (21.3%)   Might have needed → 
  459  (20.6%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  14  (0.6%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[359 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  515  (26.4%)   Never used it ↓ 
  614  (31.4%)   Used it rarely → 
  562  (28.8%)   Used it occasionally → 
  262  (13.4%)   Used it often →
[785 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  230  (15.1%)   Poor 
  472  (30.9%)   Fair 
  608  (39.8%)   Good 
  217  (14.2%)   Excellent
Counseling & Psychological Services [105 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  455  (20.6%)   Definitely needed → 
  505  (22.9%)   Might have needed → 
  1187  (53.8%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  60  (2.7%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[798 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1173  (77.5%)   Never used it ↓ 
  191  (12.6%)   Used it rarely → 
  94  (6.2%)   Used it occasionally → 
  56  (3.7%)   Used it often →
[1701 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  100  (16.4%)   Poor 
  218  (35.7%)   Fair 
  212  (34.7%)   Good 
  81  (13.3%)   Excellent

25. Here are some more programs and services. Please use the same rating process as above.

25a. Research Services

 NeedUsageQuality
Library Research Advisory Service [123 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  677  (30.9%)   Definitely needed → 
  632  (28.9%)   Might have needed → 
  447  (20.4%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  433  (19.8%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[724 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  708  (44.6%)   Never used it ↓ 
  477  (30.0%)   Used it rarely → 
  300  (18.9%)   Used it occasionally → 
  103  (6.5%)   Used it often →
[1334 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  43  (4.4%)   Poor 
  202  (20.7%)   Fair 
  507  (51.8%)   Good 
  226  (23.1%)   Excellent
Other library services [136 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  934  (42.9%)   Definitely needed → 
  622  (28.6%)   Might have needed → 
  401  (18.4%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  219  (10.1%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[619 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  459  (27.1%)   Never used it ↓ 
  444  (26.2%)   Used it rarely → 
  476  (28.1%)   Used it occasionally → 
  314  (18.5%)   Used it often →
[1072 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  29  (2.3%)   Poor 
  238  (19.2%)   Fair 
  705  (56.9%)   Good 
  268  (21.6%)   Excellent

25b. Research Opportunities

 NeedUsageQuality
URAP (Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program) [125 missing]     (Click here to choose)
  693  (31.7%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  527  (24.1%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  356  (16.3%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  611  (27.9%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[764 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1162  (75.1%)   Never applied ↓ 
  209  (13.5%)   Applied but not selected ↓ 
  19  (1.2%)   Selected but didn't use it ↓ 
  158  (10.2%)   Used it →
[1809 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  55  (10.9%)   Poor 
  156  (31.0%)   Fair 
  206  (41.0%)   Good 
  86  (17.1%)   Excellent
Other undergraduate research opportunities [141 missing]     (Click here to choose)
  801  (36.9%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  521  (24.0%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  398  (18.3%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  451  (20.8%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[735 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1193  (75.6%)   Never applied ↓ 
  125  (7.9%)   Applied but not selected ↓ 
  24  (1.5%)   Selected but didn't use it ↓ 
  235  (14.9%)   Used it →
[1773 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  44  (8.2%)   Poor 
  146  (27.1%)   Fair 
  227  (42.1%)   Good 
  122  (22.6%)   Excellent

If you participated in other research programs, please list them here:

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25c. Off-Campus & Study Abroad Programs

 NeedUsageQuality
UC Berkeley Washington Center (UCDC) [165 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  216  (10.1%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  345  (16.1%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  877  (40.8%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  709  (33.0%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1212 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1054  (95.8%)   Never applied ↓ 
  17  (1.5%)   Applied but not selected ↓ 
  8  (0.7%)   Selected but didn't use it ↓ 
  21  (1.9%)   Used it →
[2029 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  24  (8.5%)   Poor 
  110  (38.9%)   Fair 
  113  (39.9%)   Good 
  36  (12.7%)   Excellent
University of California Center in Sacramento (UCCS) [175 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  123  (5.8%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  228  (10.7%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  919  (43.0%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  867  (40.6%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1356 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  936  (97.9%)   Never applied ↓ 
  11  (1.2%)   Applied but not selected ↓ 
  7  (0.7%)   Selected but didn't use it ↓ 
  2  (0.2%)   Used it →
[2049 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  33  (12.5%)   Poor 
  114  (43.3%)   Fair 
  94  (35.7%)   Good 
  22  (8.4%)   Excellent
University of California Education Abroad Program (EAP) [156 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  830  (38.5%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  705  (32.7%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  473  (21.9%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  148  (6.9%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[638 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1402  (83.8%)   Never applied ↓ 
  25  (1.5%)   Applied but not selected ↓ 
  42  (2.5%)   Selected but didn't use it ↓ 
  205  (12.2%)   Used it →
[1826 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  34  (7.0%)   Poor 
  137  (28.2%)   Fair 
  179  (36.8%)   Good 
  136  (28.0%)   Excellent
Study abroad program affiliated with another college [172 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  408  (19.1%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  590  (27.6%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  827  (38.6%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  315  (14.7%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[977 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1234  (92.4%)   Never applied ↓ 
  12  (0.9%)   Applied but not selected ↓ 
  9  (0.7%)   Selected but didn't use it ↓ 
  80  (6.0%)   Used it →
[1975 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  24  (7.1%)   Poor 
  118  (35.0%)   Fair 
  133  (39.5%)   Good 
  62  (18.4%)   Excellent

25d. Financial Services

 NeedUsageQuality
Financial Aid Office [129 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1166  (53.4%)   Definitely needed → 
  374  (17.1%)   Might have needed → 
  615  (28.2%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  28  (1.3%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[573 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  537  (30.9%)   Never used it ↓ 
  362  (20.8%)   Used it rarely → 
  465  (26.7%)   Used it occasionally → 
  375  (21.6%)   Used it often →
[1049 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  133  (10.5%)   Poor 
  394  (31.2%)   Fair 
  531  (42.0%)   Good 
  205  (16.2%)   Excellent
Emergency loan program [139 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  325  (15.0%)   Definitely needed → 
  340  (15.6%)   Might have needed → 
  1231  (56.6%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  277  (12.7%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1109 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1014  (84.3%)   Never used it ↓ 
  96  (8.0%)   Used it rarely → 
  52  (4.3%)   Used it occasionally → 
  41  (3.4%)   Used it often →
[1889 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  44  (10.4%)   Poor 
  115  (27.2%)   Fair 
  163  (38.5%)   Good 
  101  (23.9%)   Excellent

25e. Other student services

 NeedUsageQuality
SLC (Student Learning Center) [136 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  761  (35.0%)   Definitely needed → 
  711  (32.7%)   Might have needed → 
  556  (25.6%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  148  (6.8%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[645 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  572  (34.3%)   Never used it ↓ 
  405  (24.3%)   Used it rarely → 
  386  (23.2%)   Used it occasionally → 
  304  (18.2%)   Used it often →
[1152 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  71  (6.1%)   Poor 
  287  (24.7%)   Fair 
  558  (48.1%)   Good 
  244  (21.0%)   Excellent
Office of Student Life [149 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  299  (13.8%)   Definitely needed → 
  383  (17.7%)   Might have needed → 
  778  (36.0%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  703  (32.5%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1169 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  773  (67.6%)   Never used it ↓ 
  191  (16.7%)   Used it rarely → 
  123  (10.8%)   Used it occasionally → 
  56  (4.9%)   Used it often →
[1802 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  51  (10.0%)   Poor 
  193  (37.8%)   Fair 
  221  (43.3%)   Good 
  45  (8.8%)   Excellent
Gender and Equity Resource Center [182 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  143  (6.7%)   Definitely needed → 
  179  (8.4%)   Might have needed → 
  1225  (57.5%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  583  (27.4%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1370 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  823  (87.4%)   Never used it ↓ 
  56  (5.9%)   Used it rarely → 
  34  (3.6%)   Used it occasionally → 
  29  (3.1%)   Used it often →
[2001 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  37  (11.9%)   Poor 
  108  (34.7%)   Fair 
  116  (37.3%)   Good 
  50  (16.1%)   Excellent
LGBT: Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender student services [157 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  118  (5.5%)   Definitely needed → 
  90  (4.2%)   Might have needed → 
  1670  (77.5%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  276  (12.8%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1391 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  857  (93.2%)   Never used it ↓ 
  28  (3.0%)   Used it rarely → 
  23  (2.5%)   Used it occasionally → 
  12  (1.3%)   Used it often →
[2037 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  34  (12.4%)   Poor 
  114  (41.6%)   Fair 
  93  (33.9%)   Good 
  33  (12.0%)   Excellent
DSP (Disabled Student Program) [158 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  180  (8.4%)   Definitely needed → 
  83  (3.9%)   Might have needed → 
  1698  (78.8%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  193  (9.0%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1380 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  841  (90.2%)   Never used it ↓ 
  28  (3.0%)   Used it rarely → 
  28  (3.0%)   Used it occasionally → 
  35  (3.8%)   Used it often →
[2004 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  44  (14.3%)   Poor 
  116  (37.7%)   Fair 
  106  (34.4%)   Good 
  42  (13.6%)   Excellent
Student Life Advising Services (SLAS/EOP) [154 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  186  (8.6%)   Definitely needed → 
  226  (10.5%)   Might have needed → 
  1072  (49.7%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  674  (31.2%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1341 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  830  (85.5%)   Never used it ↓ 
  61  (6.3%)   Used it rarely → 
  46  (4.7%)   Used it occasionally → 
  34  (3.5%)   Used it often →
[1982 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  38  (11.5%)   Poor 
  122  (37.0%)   Fair 
  115  (34.8%)   Good 
  55  (16.7%)   Excellent
Transfer student services [156 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  215  (10.0%)   Definitely needed → 
  215  (10.0%)   Might have needed → 
  1556  (72.2%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  170  (7.9%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1292 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  828  (81.2%)   Never used it ↓ 
  99  (9.7%)   Used it rarely → 
  58  (5.7%)   Used it occasionally → 
  35  (3.4%)   Used it often →
[1942 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  37  (10.0%)   Poor 
  123  (33.2%)   Fair 
  147  (39.7%)   Good 
  63  (17.0%)   Excellent
Reentry student services [167 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  142  (6.6%)   Definitely needed → 
  127  (5.9%)   Might have needed → 
  1644  (76.6%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  232  (10.8%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1397 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  829  (90.6%)   Never used it ↓ 
  44  (4.8%)   Used it rarely → 
  23  (2.5%)   Used it occasionally → 
  19  (2.1%)   Used it often →
[2017 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  36  (12.2%)   Poor 
  121  (41.0%)   Fair 
  97  (32.9%)   Good 
  41  (13.9%)   Excellent
International Student Services [162 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  170  (7.9%)   Definitely needed → 
  62  (2.9%)   Might have needed → 
  1729  (80.4%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  189  (8.8%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1411 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  794  (88.1%)   Never used it ↓ 
  37  (4.1%)   Used it rarely → 
  53  (5.9%)   Used it occasionally → 
  17  (1.9%)   Used it often →
[2011 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  33  (11.0%)   Poor 
  119  (39.5%)   Fair 
  115  (38.2%)   Good 
  34  (11.3%)   Excellent
Multicultural Center and Offices of African American Student Development, Chicano-Latino Academic Student Development, or Asian Pacific American Student Development [160 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  181  (8.4%)   Definitely needed → 
  190  (8.8%)   Might have needed → 
  1374  (63.8%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  407  (18.9%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[1361 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  809  (85.1%)   Never used it ↓ 
  57  (6.0%)   Used it rarely → 
  49  (5.2%)   Used it occasionally → 
  36  (3.8%)   Used it often →
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  41  (12.7%)   Poor 
  114  (35.2%)   Fair 
  125  (38.6%)   Good 
  44  (13.6%)   Excellent
CalSO [141 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1069  (49.2%)   Definitely wanted to use → 
  605  (27.9%)   Possibly wanted to use → 
  404  (18.6%)   Never wanted to use ↓ 
  93  (4.3%)   Don't know what this is ↓
[454 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  301  (16.2%)   Did not attend ↓ 
  1557  (83.8%)   Attended →
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  151  (9.3%)   Poor 
  411  (25.4%)   Fair 
  751  (46.4%)   Good 
  307  (19.0%)   Excellent

26. Do you have any children or are you the caretaker or guardian of any children?

2138  (95.9%)   No [go to 27]
92  (4.1%)   Yes

26a. If yes, we'd like to know about your experiences with the following services:

 NeedUsageUsage
Child care services [2245 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  15  (22.4%)   Definitely needed → 
  9  (13.4%)   Might have needed → 
  37  (55.2%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  6  (9.0%)   Don't know what this is ↓
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  34  (85.0%)   Never used it ↓ 
  1  (2.5%)   Used it rarely → 
  5  (12.5%)   Used it often →
[2289 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  18  (78.3%)   Did not attend ↓ 
  5  (21.7%)   Attended →
Student parent services [2247 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  24  (36.9%)   Definitely needed → 
  7  (10.8%)   Might have needed → 
  29  (44.6%)   Didn't need ↓ 
  5  (7.7%)   Don't know what this is ↓
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  28  (62.2%)   Never used it ↓ 
  6  (13.3%)   Used it rarely → 
  5  (11.1%)   Used it occasionally → 
  6  (13.3%)   Used it often →
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  15  (57.7%)   Did not attend ↓ 
  11  (42.3%)   Attended →

27. Please choose from this list the most important program or service for you personally that you wanted or needed to use but did not use. [122 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  22  (1.0%)   Perimeter shuttle 
  18  (0.8%)   AC Transit Class Pass 
  60  (2.7%)   Night escort service 
  52  (2.4%)   Night safety shuttles 
  122  (5.6%)   Recreational facilities 
  80  (3.7%)   Cal Intramural sports 
  22  (1.0%)   Intercollegiate athletic events 
  64  (2.9%)   Berkeley Art Museum 
  71  (3.2%)   Pacific Film Archive 
  96  (4.4%)   Cal Performances 
  69  (3.2%)   Cal Theater (Zellerbach Playhouse, Durham Studio Theater) 
  89  (4.1%)   Career Center employment services 
  152  (6.9%)   Career Center professional and graduate school advising for undergrads 
  85  (3.9%)   Tang Center Health services 
  82  (3.7%)   Tang Center psychological counseling services 
  13  (0.6%)   Online library resources 
  40  (1.8%)   Library Research Advisory Service 
  268  (12.2%)   URAP (Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program) 
  92  (4.2%)   Other undergraduate research opportunities 
  35  (1.6%)   Financial aid office 
  7  (0.3%)   Emergency loan program 
  49  (2.2%)   UC Berkeley Washington Center (UCDC) 
  2  (0.1%)   University of California Center in Sacramento (UCCS) 
  311  (14.2%)   University of California Education Abroad Program (EAP) 
  28  (1.3%)   Study abroad program affiliated with another college 
  90  (4.1%)   SLC (Student Learning Center) 
  25  (1.1%)   Office of Student Life 
  4  (0.2%)   Gender and Equity Resource Center 
  12  (0.5%)   LGBT: Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender student services 
  14  (0.6%)   DSP (Disabled Student Program) 
  16  (0.7%)   Student Life Advising Services (SLAS/EOP) 
  28  (1.3%)   Transfer student services 
  5  (0.2%)   Reentry student services 
  5  (0.2%)   International Student Services 
  14  (0.6%)   Multicultural Center 
  6  (0.3%)   Office of African American Student Development 
  10  (0.5%)   Office of Chicano-Latino Academic Student Development 
  7  (0.3%)   Office of Asian Pacific American Student Development 
  14  (0.6%)   CalSO 
  4  (0.2%)   Child care services 
  6  (0.3%)   Student parent services

27a. Why didn't you use this service? (choose all that apply)

1188  (51.4%)   No time 50  (2.2%)   Concerns about confidentiality
282  (12.2%)   Too expensive 159  (6.9%)   Never heard of it
226  (9.8%)   Inconvenient hours 500  (21.6%)   Did not know what it offered
172  (7.4%)   Inconvenient location 604  (26.1%)   Did not know how to access it
94  (4.1%)   Poor reputation of the service 357  (15.4%)   Other (write-in below) other (please specify) [Open-ended text field]

28. Please describe any services or programs that you have needed that, as far as you know, are not available for undergraduates at Berkeley.

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29. Regardless of your personal needs, do you have a specific recommendation for how the university could improve a particular student service or program? Please tell us which service and how.

[Open-ended textarea field]

Counseling & Advising

30. If you have a question about an academic matter, whom do you typically turn to for advice?

  other (please specify)
1st [128 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  394  (18.0%)   Cal staff advisors 
  47  (2.2%)   Peer advisors 
  3  (0.1%)   Tang counseling center 
  1053  (48.2%)   Friends 
  123  (5.6%)   Parents 
  182  (8.3%)   Professors 
  205  (9.4%)   GSIs 
  59  (2.7%)   No one 
  118  (5.4%)   Other (write in)
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  403  (19.1%)   Cal staff advisors 
  156  (7.4%)   Peer advisors 
  3  (0.1%)   Tang counseling center 
  444  (21.1%)   Friends 
  195  (9.2%)   Parents 
  302  (14.3%)   Professors 
  427  (20.2%)   GSIs 
  115  (5.5%)   No one 
  64  (3.0%)   Other (write in)
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31. If you have a question about a personal matter, whom do you typically turn to for advice?

  other (please specify)
1st [125 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  10  (0.5%)   Cal staff advisors 
  12  (0.5%)   Peer advisors 
  3  (0.1%)   Tang counseling center 
  1498  (68.5%)   Friends 
  460  (21.0%)   Parents 
  5  (0.2%)   Professors 
  3  (0.1%)   GSIs 
  124  (5.7%)   No one 
  72  (3.3%)   Other (write in)
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2nd [265 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  22  (1.1%)   Cal staff advisors 
  27  (1.3%)   Peer advisors 
  43  (2.1%)   Tang counseling center 
  540  (26.4%)   Friends 
  993  (48.5%)   Parents 
  16  (0.8%)   Professors 
  8  (0.4%)   GSIs 
  297  (14.5%)   No one 
  101  (4.9%)   Other (write in)
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32. If you have a question about the availability of a student service at Cal, where do you go to for information?

  other (please specify)
1st [157 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  230  (10.7%)   Cal staff advisors 
  59  (2.7%)   Peer advisors 
  4  (0.2%)   Tang counseling center 
  782  (36.3%)   Friends 
  5  (0.2%)   Parents 
  16  (0.7%)   Professors 
  19  (0.9%)   GSIs 
  894  (41.5%)   Berkeley website 
  73  (3.4%)   No one 
  73  (3.4%)   Other (write in)
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  320  (16.4%)   Cal staff advisors 
  135  (6.9%)   Peer advisors 
  3  (0.2%)   Tang counseling center 
  562  (28.8%)   Friends 
  10  (0.5%)   Parents 
  53  (2.7%)   Professors 
  85  (4.4%)   GSIs 
  487  (25.0%)   Berkeley website 
  238  (12.2%)   No one 
  56  (2.9%)   Other (write in)
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33. How important is it for you as an undergraduate to have an advisor or advisors who you can go to for advice on personal matters such as relationships, life plans, etc.? [107 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  644  (29.2%)   Not important 
  652  (29.6%)   Somewhat important 
  364  (16.5%)   Important 
  271  (12.3%)   Very important 
  274  (12.4%)   Essential

34. To what extent have you had an advisor or advisors at Cal who go out of their way to demonstrate concern for you as a "whole person"? [118 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  948  (43.2%)   Never 
  523  (23.8%)   Rarely 
  394  (18.0%)   Occasionally 
  162  (7.4%)   Somewhat often 
  109  (5.0%)   Often 
  58  (2.6%)   Very Often

35. If you ever have an emotional or stress-related issue that significantly affected your well-being or academic performance, how likely would it be that you would use the Counseling & Psychological Services at the Tang Center? [115 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  189  (8.6%)   Very likely 
  421  (19.2%)   Likely 
  573  (26.1%)   Unlikely 
  748  (34.0%)   Very unlikely 
  266  (12.1%)   I really have no idea

35a. Which of the following, if any, could be reasons why you might not use the Counseling & Psychological Services at the Tang Center (check all that apply)

1063  (46.0%)   Lack of time 210  (9.1%)   Worried my parents would find out
368  (15.9%)   Inconvenient location 222  (9.6%)   Worried my friends would find out
364  (15.7%)   Inconvenient hours 672  (29.1%)   Concerns about quality
650  (28.1%)   Cost 391  (16.9%)   Shame
453  (19.6%)   Stigma 347  (15.0%)   Would prefer to use counseling services elsewhere
638  (27.6%)   Embarrassment 354  (15.3%)   Other (write-in below) other (please specify) [Open-ended text field]

36. Do you personally know undergraduates at Cal for whom it might be a good thing to use the Counseling & Psychological Services at Cal because they seem to be depressed, are under a great amount of stress, or are otherwise experiencing emotional difficulties?

672  (30.6%)   Yes, most definitely
490  (22.3%)   Yes, I think so
524  (23.9%)   I'm not sure
509  (23.2%)   I don't think so

37. If there is someone you know at Cal who is not using the Counseling & Psychological Services but probably should, what do you think is the main reason he or she has for not using these services?

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38. What kind of "message" or approach do you think the campus should use to encourage undergraduates to be more likely to seek counseling when there is a need for it?

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Needs & Priorities

39. Based on your PERSONAL needs and priorities, what kinds of programs and services should the university increase funding for? Please select your top three choices.

  other (please specify)
First choice [137 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  488  (22.4%)   Academic advising 
  395  (18.2%)   Academic support (tutoring, etc.) 
  144  (6.6%)   Recreational programs and facililties 
  135  (6.2%)   Health & psychological services 
  150  (6.9%)   Career counseling 
  214  (9.8%)   Employment opportunities 
  180  (8.3%)   Housing and dining services 
  116  (5.3%)   Facilities upkeep & maintenance 
  173  (8.0%)   Support for student activities & groups 
  180  (8.3%)   Other (write-in)
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Second choice [150 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  361  (16.7%)   Academic advising 
  353  (16.3%)   Academic support (tutoring, etc.) 
  163  (7.5%)   Recreational programs and facililties 
  175  (8.1%)   Health & psychological services 
  273  (12.6%)   Career counseling 
  253  (11.7%)   Employment opportunities 
  192  (8.9%)   Housing and dining services 
  132  (6.1%)   Facilities upkeep & maintenance 
  193  (8.9%)   Support for student activities & groups 
  67  (3.1%)   Other (write-in)
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Third choice [184 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  249  (11.7%)   Academic advising 
  183  (8.6%)   Academic support (tutoring, etc.) 
  224  (10.5%)   Recreational programs and facililties 
  163  (7.7%)   Health & psychological services 
  309  (14.5%)   Career counseling 
  282  (13.3%)   Employment opportunities 
  176  (8.3%)   Housing and dining services 
  231  (10.9%)   Facilities upkeep & maintenance 
  239  (11.2%)   Support for student activities & groups 
  72  (3.4%)   Other (write-in)
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40. Separate from your own personal needs, and thinking about what is important to provide for students at a university like Berkeley, what kinds of programs and services should the university increase funding for? Please select your top three choices.

  other (please specify)
First choice [157 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  583  (27.1%)   Academic advising 
  458  (21.3%)   Academic support (tutoring, etc.) 
  66  (3.1%)   Recreational programs and facililties 
  246  (11.4%)   Health & psychological services 
  142  (6.6%)   Career counseling 
  132  (6.1%)   Employment opportunities 
  150  (7.0%)   Housing and dining services 
  141  (6.5%)   Facilities upkeep & maintenance 
  137  (6.4%)   Support for student activities & groups 
  100  (4.6%)   Other (write-in)
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Second choice [173 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  315  (14.7%)   Academic advising 
  425  (19.9%)   Academic support (tutoring, etc.) 
  116  (5.4%)   Recreational programs and facililties 
  279  (13.0%)   Health & psychological services 
  276  (12.9%)   Career counseling 
  205  (9.6%)   Employment opportunities 
  173  (8.1%)   Housing and dining services 
  141  (6.6%)   Facilities upkeep & maintenance 
  173  (8.1%)   Support for student activities & groups 
  36  (1.7%)   Other (write-in)
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Third choice [189 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  220  (10.4%)   Academic advising 
  248  (11.7%)   Academic support (tutoring, etc.) 
  113  (5.3%)   Recreational programs and facililties 
  254  (12.0%)   Health & psychological services 
  306  (14.4%)   Career counseling 
  231  (10.9%)   Employment opportunities 
  210  (9.9%)   Housing and dining services 
  211  (9.9%)   Facilities upkeep & maintenance 
  290  (13.7%)   Support for student activities & groups 
  40  (1.9%)   Other (write-in)
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41. What kinds of customer services are important to you in evaluating the quality of services offered by the Tang Center?

 Not importantOf little importanceSomewhat importantImportantVery importantEssential
Extended hours 171  (7.9%) 184  (8.5%) 402  (18.6%) 593  (27.4%) 486  (22.5%) 328  (15.2%)
Ability to reach appointment office by phone 103  (4.8%) 67  (3.1%) 232  (10.7%) 652  (30.1%) 625  (28.8%) 488  (22.5%)
Timely return of phone calls 93  (4.3%) 51  (2.4%) 212  (9.8%) 674  (31.2%) 659  (30.6%) 468  (21.7%)
Timely availability of appointments 80  (3.7%) 25  (1.2%) 126  (5.9%) 541  (25.1%) 728  (33.8%) 652  (30.3%)
Friendliness of administrative staff 81  (3.8%) 47  (2.2%) 212  (9.8%) 581  (26.9%) 630  (29.2%) 606  (28.1%)
Caliber of health providers 72  (3.3%) 25  (1.2%) 95  (4.4%) 353  (16.3%) 580  (26.8%) 1037  (48.0%)
Manner of health providers 73  (3.4%) 32  (1.5%) 147  (6.8%) 459  (21.3%) 698  (32.4%) 745  (34.6%)
Availability of advice nurse 90  (4.2%) 77  (3.6%) 280  (13.0%) 593  (27.5%) 608  (28.2%) 509  (23.6%)
Web services 102  (4.7%) 135  (6.3%) 404  (18.8%) 604  (28.1%) 507  (23.6%) 400  (18.6%)

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Part 3: Wild Card Module

Learning Strategies

24. In your experience, how often do your classes at Cal encourage the following learning strategies?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Group discussion 26  (1.1%) 179  (7.9%) 586  (25.8%) 585  (25.7%) 626  (27.5%) 272  (12.0%)
Memorization of material 26  (1.1%) 172  (7.6%) 424  (18.7%) 601  (26.4%) 614  (27.0%) 436  (19.2%)
Analysis of basic arguments and theories 15  (0.7%) 79  (3.5%) 271  (12.0%) 527  (23.3%) 833  (36.8%) 537  (23.7%)
Synthesizing material from simple to more complex interpretations 22  (1.0%) 85  (3.8%) 283  (12.5%) 533  (23.5%) 801  (35.4%) 540  (23.9%)
Making judgments about the value of material (methods, ideas, arguments) 33  (1.5%) 168  (7.4%) 426  (18.8%) 614  (27.1%) 719  (31.8%) 303  (13.4%)
Applying theories to practical problems, new situations, or your life 54  (2.4%) 256  (11.3%) 471  (20.8%) 570  (25.2%) 609  (26.9%) 302  (13.4%)

25. Thinking back, how often do you think your high school classes encouraged these learning strategies?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Group discussion 55  (2.4%) 284  (12.5%) 467  (20.6%) 538  (23.8%) 581  (25.7%) 339  (15.0%)
Memorization of material 14  (0.6%) 62  (2.7%) 198  (8.8%) 399  (17.7%) 783  (34.7%) 803  (35.5%)
Analysis of basic arguments and theories 57  (2.5%) 287  (12.8%) 578  (25.8%) 678  (30.3%) 492  (22.0%) 147  (6.6%)
Synthesizing material from simple to more complex interpretations 67  (3.0%) 364  (16.2%) 680  (30.2%) 628  (27.9%) 377  (16.8%) 134  (6.0%)
Making judgments about the value of material (methods, ideas, arguments) 105  (4.7%) 468  (20.8%) 696  (30.9%) 535  (23.7%) 317  (14.1%) 132  (5.9%)
Applying theories to practical problems, new situations, or your life 103  (4.6%) 461  (20.5%) 662  (29.4%) 568  (25.2%) 327  (14.5%) 133  (5.9%)

Your Minor

26. Have you completed or are you thinking about completing the requirements for a Minor in addition to your Major or Majors? [88 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  118  (5.3%)   Yes, I have completed the requirements for a Minor 
  422  (18.9%)   Yes, I plan to complete the requirements for a Minor 
  1211  (54.1%)   No, I do not plan to have a Minor [GO TO QUESTION #] 
  486  (21.7%)   I do not know yet

26a. If you have completed or plan to complete a Minor, what is it? (If you have or will have more than one Minor, please select the one you chose first) [1723 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  54  (9.0%)   Education 
  1  (0.2%)   *********************************** 
  3  (0.5%)   COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 
  4  (0.7%)   *********************************** 
  11  (1.8%)   Bioengineering 
  4  (0.7%)   Civil and Environmental Engineering/Structural Engineering 
  10  (1.7%)   Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
  5  (0.8%)   Industrial Engineering and Operations Research 
  2  (0.3%)   Materials Science Engineering 
  5  (0.8%)   Mechanical Engineering 
  4  (0.7%)   Nuclear Engineering 
  2  (0.3%)   *********************************** 
  18  (3.0%)   Architecture city and regional planning 
  4  (0.7%)   Ecological design 
  2  (0.3%)   Environmental design in developing countries 
  2  (0.3%)   Landscape architecture 
  2  (0.3%)   Social and cultural factors in environmental design 
  2  (0.3%)   COLLEGE OF LETTERS & SCIENCE 
  2  (0.3%)   *********************************** 
  13  (2.2%)   African American Studies 
  15  (2.5%)   Anthropology 
  17  (2.8%)   Art History 
  8  (1.3%)   Art Practice 
  5  (0.8%)   Asian Studies 
  2  (0.3%)   Astrophysics 
  2  (0.3%)   Celtic Studies 
  6  (1.0%)   Classics 
  15  (2.5%)   Creative Writing (UGIS) 
  6  (1.0%)   Dance and Performance Studies 
  1  (0.2%)   Demography 
  1  (0.2%)   Dutch Studies 
  1  (0.2%)   Earth and Planetary Science 
  35  (5.8%)   English 
  12  (2.0%)   Ethnic Studies 
  16  (2.7%)   French 
  7  (1.2%)   German 
  11  (1.8%)   Italian Studies 
  2  (0.3%)   Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (UGIS) 
  7  (1.2%)   Linguistics 
  21  (3.5%)   Mathematics 
  3  (0.5%)   Middle Eastern Studies 
  32  (5.3%)   Music 
  7  (1.2%)   Near Eastern Studies 
  6  (1.0%)   Peace and Conflict Studies 
  5  (0.8%)   Philosophy 
  13  (2.2%)   Physics 
  6  (1.0%)   Political Economy of Industrial Societies 
  20  (3.3%)   Public Policy 
  5  (0.8%)   Religious Studies (UGIS) 
  6  (1.0%)   Rhetoric 
  2  (0.3%)   Scandinavian 
  5  (0.8%)   Slavic Languages and Literatures 
  4  (0.7%)   South and Southeast Asian Studies 
  40  (6.6%)   Spanish and Portuguese 
  2  (0.3%)   Statistics 
  14  (2.3%)   Theater and Performance Studies 
  8  (1.3%)   Women's Studies 
  1  (0.2%)   COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES 
  5  (0.8%)   Conservation and Resource Studies 
  2  (0.3%)   Environmental Economics and Policy 
  5  (0.8%)   Forestry 
  5  (0.8%)   Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology 
  66  (11.0%)   OTHER (NOT ON LIST ABOVE)

Other (please specify) [Open-ended text field]

27. If you have completed or started to complete your requirements for a minor, please rate your satisfaction with your experience thus far with the department in which you are doing your minor.

 Very dissatisfiedDissatisfiedSomewhat dissatisfiedSomewhat satisfiedSatisfiedVery satisfied
Advising by faculty on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.) 21  (3.8%) 52  (9.3%) 89  (15.9%) 179  (32.0%) 148  (26.4%) 71  (12.7%)
Advising by faculty on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.) 23  (4.1%) 46  (8.3%) 112  (20.2%) 187  (33.7%) 135  (24.3%) 52  (9.4%)
Advising by staff on academic matters (courses, requirements, etc.) 23  (4.2%) 49  (8.9%) 93  (16.8%) 182  (32.9%) 154  (27.8%) 52  (9.4%)
Advising by staff on other matters (careers, life plans, etc.) 25  (4.5%) 54  (9.8%) 109  (19.7%) 193  (35.0%) 132  (23.9%) 39  (7.1%)
Accessibility of faculty outside of class 18  (3.2%) 33  (5.9%) 71  (12.7%) 160  (28.6%) 186  (33.3%) 91  (16.3%)
Availability of courses needed for graduation 24  (4.3%) 37  (6.6%) 92  (16.5%) 160  (28.6%) 175  (31.3%) 71  (12.7%)
Access to small classes 19  (3.4%) 38  (6.8%) 83  (14.9%) 162  (29.1%) 146  (26.2%) 109  (19.6%)
Opportunities for research experience 22  (4.0%) 51  (9.4%) 116  (21.3%) 212  (39.0%) 104  (19.1%) 39  (7.2%)
Quality of faculty instruction 11  (2.0%) 24  (4.3%) 51  (9.1%) 131  (23.5%) 195  (34.9%) 146  (26.2%)
Quality of teaching by TA's 14  (2.6%) 26  (4.8%) 47  (8.6%) 166  (30.3%) 178  (32.5%) 116  (21.2%)

28. How important a part of your undergraduate education is your Minor or anticipated Minor? [1512 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  184  (22.6%)   Not that important 
  226  (27.8%)   Somewhat important 
  214  (26.3%)   Important 
  189  (23.2%)   Very important
 

Campus Climate

29. 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 110  (4.9%) 180  (8.0%) 361  (16.1%) 657  (29.3%) 725  (32.3%) 212  (9.4%)
Students are respected here regardless of their race 60  (2.7%) 97  (4.3%) 225  (10.0%) 558  (24.9%) 881  (39.3%) 422  (18.8%)
Students are respected here regardless of their ethnicity 58  (2.6%) 85  (3.8%) 226  (10.1%) 541  (24.1%) 907  (40.4%) 428  (19.1%)
Students are respected here regardless of their gender 28  (1.2%) 47  (2.1%) 143  (6.4%) 481  (21.4%) 1026  (45.7%) 520  (23.2%)
Students are respected here regardless of their religious beliefs 49  (2.2%) 87  (3.9%) 226  (10.1%) 579  (25.9%) 916  (40.9%) 381  (17.0%)
Students are respected here regardless of their sexual orientation 32  (1.4%) 56  (2.5%) 173  (7.7%) 590  (26.4%) 971  (43.4%) 416  (18.6%)
Berkeley values the different experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of its students 39  (1.7%) 74  (3.3%) 140  (6.3%) 488  (21.8%) 914  (40.9%) 580  (26.0%)
Sometimes there is too much emphasis on "diversity" at Berkeley 230  (10.3%) 292  (13.0%) 413  (18.4%) 505  (22.5%) 405  (18.1%) 398  (17.7%)

Ethics & Academic Dishonesty

30. Cal students have different views about what they consider right and wrong. What are your personal views on the following statements about student behavior?

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Copying and pasting material from the Internet directly without attribution is wrong 77  (3.4%) 52  (2.3%) 68  (3.0%) 202  (8.9%) 681  (30.1%) 1184  (52.3%)
It is okay to download copyrighted material (music, movies) without paying 117  (5.2%) 263  (11.6%) 413  (18.3%) 661  (29.3%) 547  (24.2%) 258  (11.4%)
It is okay to install unlicensed software on your personal computer 118  (5.2%) 288  (12.8%) 518  (23.0%) 637  (28.3%) 475  (21.1%) 214  (9.5%)
It is wrong to use solution sets from previous semesters to complete an assignment 138  (6.1%) 292  (12.9%) 508  (22.5%) 515  (22.8%) 482  (21.4%) 322  (14.3%)
Professors should not monitor attendance because skipping class is the student's choice 63  (2.8%) 130  (5.7%) 306  (13.5%) 536  (23.7%) 729  (32.2%) 497  (22.0%)
It is appropriate for an instructor to check students' work for plagiarism using software 42  (1.9%) 81  (3.6%) 207  (9.2%) 531  (23.5%) 830  (36.8%) 567  (25.1%)
It is okay to purchase completed answers or essays and hand them in as your own 1632  (72.0%) 417  (18.4%) 100  (4.4%) 50  (2.2%) 21  (0.9%) 46  (2.0%)

31. Sometimes students use dishonest means in their academic life, such as turning in work that is not their own or copying answers during a test. What proportion of the student body at Cal would you guess engages in the following activities at least once while at Cal?

 <10%10%-20%25%-35%40%-60%65-75%>75%
Copy and paste material directly from the Internet without attribution 461  (20.6%) 604  (26.9%) 558  (24.9%) 348  (15.5%) 154  (6.9%) 117  (5.2%)
Download copyrighted material (music, movies) without paying 46  (2.0%) 53  (2.4%) 77  (3.4%) 232  (10.3%) 454  (20.2%) 1384  (61.6%)
Install unlicensed software on their personal computers 68  (3.0%) 145  (6.5%) 266  (11.9%) 513  (22.9%) 526  (23.5%) 722  (32.2%)
Use solution sets from past semesters to complete assignments 165  (7.4%) 379  (16.9%) 564  (25.2%) 598  (26.7%) 302  (13.5%) 228  (10.2%)
Actively seek to prevent other students from doing well 861  (38.5%) 602  (26.9%) 367  (16.4%) 227  (10.2%) 103  (4.6%) 74  (3.3%)
Cheat in lower division courses at Cal 432  (19.3%) 585  (26.1%) 601  (26.9%) 373  (16.7%) 151  (6.7%) 96  (4.3%)
Cheat in upper division courses at Cal 655  (29.3%) 684  (30.6%) 486  (21.7%) 272  (12.2%) 76  (3.4%) 62  (2.8%)
Turn in answer sets or essays that are not their own work 679  (30.4%) 678  (30.3%) 477  (21.3%) 266  (11.9%) 78  (3.5%) 59  (2.6%)

32. Now, thinking back to high school, what proportion of the student body at that last high school you attended do you think engaged in the following activities?

 <10%10%-20%25%-35%40%-60%65-75%>75%
Copied and pasted material directly from the Internet without attribution 289  (12.9%) 339  (15.1%) 521  (23.3%) 478  (21.3%) 319  (14.2%) 293  (13.1%)
Cheated in some way in school 112  (5.0%) 176  (7.9%) 355  (15.8%) 528  (23.6%) 412  (18.4%) 658  (29.4%)
Actively sought to prevent other students from doing well 1371  (61.2%) 435  (19.4%) 224  (10.0%) 123  (5.5%) 43  (1.9%) 46  (2.1%)
Turned in answer sets or essays that are not their own work 356  (15.9%) 447  (19.9%) 523  (23.3%) 411  (18.3%) 280  (12.5%) 224  (10.0%)

33. Thinking back over your time at Cal, describe the worst instance of academic dishonesty that you have heard about or experienced.

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34. What are your personal thoughts about academic dishonesty at Cal? Is it a big problem? Does it affect you?

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Campus News

35. Please indicate how often you use the following sources for campus news:

 NeverLess than once a weekOnce a weekSeveral times a weekEvery day
Daily Cal 317  (14.1%) 591  (26.2%) 383  (17.0%) 652  (28.9%) 310  (13.8%)
UC Berkeley NewsCenter (newscenter.berkeley.edu) 1655  (73.7%) 385  (17.1%) 122  (5.4%) 70  (3.1%) 15  (0.7%)
The Berkeleyan newspaper 1641  (73.8%) 458  (20.6%) 102  (4.6%) 15  (0.7%) 8  (0.4%)
UC Berkeley online campuswide calendar (www.berkeley.edu/calendar) 1187  (53.0%) 761  (34.0%) 209  (9.3%) 64  (2.9%) 18  (0.8%)
UC Berkeley home page (www.berkeley.edu) 276  (12.3%) 607  (27.0%) 530  (23.6%) 631  (28.1%) 202  (9.0%)
Other UCB websites (departments, student affairs) 368  (16.3%) 618  (27.4%) 500  (22.2%) 609  (27.0%) 158  (7.0%)

36. How often do you read these UC Berkeley NewsCenter online features?

 NeverRarelySometimesOftenAlways
Stories about new research 1368  (61.0%) 413  (18.4%) 329  (14.7%) 110  (4.9%) 24  (1.1%)
Articles about visiting speakers 1312  (58.5%) 457  (20.4%) 344  (15.4%) 106  (4.7%) 22  (1.0%)
Profiles of students 1478  (66.3%) 420  (18.8%) 250  (11.2%) 64  (2.9%) 18  (0.8%)
Point of View (students share their Spring Break plans, religious views, etc.) 1488  (66.5%) 385  (17.2%) 250  (11.2%) 92  (4.1%) 24  (1.1%)
Q&As with faculty on current events 1457  (65.1%) 404  (18.0%) 273  (12.2%) 88  (3.9%) 17  (0.8%)
Articles related to your field of study 1224  (54.7%) 319  (14.3%) 408  (18.2%) 215  (9.6%) 71  (3.2%)

37. How often do you use the following to find out about events on campus?

 NeverRarelySometimesOftenAlways
DailyCal 583  (25.8%) 547  (24.2%) 585  (25.9%) 365  (16.2%) 177  (7.8%)
Campus Critic's Choice calendar (www.berkeley.edu/calendar/) 1490  (66.3%) 392  (17.5%) 246  (11.0%) 88  (3.9%) 30  (1.3%)
Department calendars 879  (39.1%) 492  (21.9%) 578  (25.7%) 250  (11.1%) 49  (2.2%)
Flyers 245  (10.9%) 326  (14.5%) 790  (35.0%) 729  (32.3%) 166  (7.4%)
E-mails from student groups 296  (13.1%) 358  (15.9%) 681  (30.2%) 674  (29.9%) 245  (10.9%)

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

38. Where have you heard or learned about the Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive? (Check all that apply)

 Art MuseumFilm Archive
Have NOT heard about 306  (13.2%) 402  (17.3%)
Walked by 1809  (77.8%) 1647  (70.8%)
Daily Californian 635  (27.3%) 589  (25.3%)
Word of mouth 1250  (53.8%) 1129  (48.6%)
e-mail notice 406  (17.5%) 384  (16.5%)
Web Site 356  (15.3%) 352  (15.1%)
Banner 721  (31.0%) 594  (25.5%)
Flyer 790  (34.0%) 736  (31.7%)
Campus shuttle ads 214  (9.2%) 171  (7.4%)
Class assignment 361  (15.5%) 271  (11.7%)
Look (Berkeley Art Museum Magazine) 205  (8.8%) 127  (5.5%)
Pacific Film Archive Film Notes 176  (7.6%) 321  (13.8%)
Newspaper 281  (12.1%) 250  (10.8%)
Radio 62  (2.7%) 64  (2.8%)
Television 30  (1.3%) 33  (1.4%)
Other 262  (11.3%) 249  (10.7%)

39. Since enrolling at Cal, have you visited the Berkeley Art Museum galleries?

915  (40.6%)   Yes [Go to 40]
1340  (59.4%)   No

39a. If NO, do you know where the Berkeley Art Museum is located? [729 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  1186  (74.3%)   Yes [Go directly to 44] 
  273  (17.1%)   No [Go directly to 44] 
  137  (8.6%)   Not sure [Go directly to 44]

40. How many times have you visited the Berkeley Art Museum galleries this academic year?

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41. How satisfying have you found your visits to the Berkeley Art Museum galleries? [1399 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  38  (4.1%)   Not satisfying at all 
  185  (20.0%)   Only somewhat satisfying 
  252  (27.2%)   Mostly satisfying 
  314  (33.9%)   Satisfying 
  137  (14.8%)   Very satisfying

42. When you visit the Berkeley Art Museum, has it been? (Check all that apply)

364  (15.7%)   Alone
587  (25.2%)   With friends
89  (3.8%)   On a "date"
246  (10.6%)   For a class assignment
96  (4.1%)   Other

42a. If for a class, please specify the class(es)

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43. When you visit the Berkeley Art Museum, has it usually been primarily to:

510  (54.7%)   Visit the entire museum
422  (45.3%)   See a specific exhibit

44. Since enrolling at Cal, have you visited the Pacific Film Archive?

531  (23.7%)   Yes [go to 45]
1713  (76.3%)   No

44a. If NO, do you know where the Pacific Film Archive is located? [640 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  1142  (67.8%)   Yes [Go directly to 49] 
  400  (23.8%)   No [Go directly to 49 
  142  (8.4%)   Not sure [Go directly to 49]

45. How many times have you visited the Pacific Film Archive this academic year?

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46. How satisfying have you found your visits to the Pacific Film Archive? [1799 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  17  (3.2%)   Not satisfying at all 
  62  (11.8%)   Only somewhat satisfying 
  140  (26.6%)   Mostly satisfying 
  163  (31.0%)   Satisfying 
  144  (27.4%)   Very satisfying

47. When you visit the Pacific Film Archive, has it been? (Check all that apply)

146  (6.3%)   Alone
344  (14.8%)   With friends
57  (2.5%)   On a "date"
118  (5.1%)   For a class assignment
38  (1.6%)   Other

47a. If for a class, please specify the class(es)

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48. When you visit the Pacific Film Archive, has it usually been primarily: [1799 missing]     (Click here to choose)

  119  (22.6%)   Educational 
  205  (39.0%)   For entertainment 
  202  (38.4%)   Both

49. A recent national poll asked the question below. How would you answer this question:

Which statement most reflects your views on the origin of human beings?

1224  (55.5%)   We evolved from less advanced life forms over millions of years, and God did not directly guide this process.
691  (31.3%)   We evolved from less advanced life forms over millions of years, but God guided this process.
290  (13.2%)   God created us in our present form.

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