2004 SONS Transfers: Results and Summary: Part 3

Housing

33. Which type of housing  are you currently living in?

702   (68.9%)    Select on-campus Housing here

 214    (21.0%)    Residence hall

 47    (4.6%)    Family housing

 39    (3.8%)    Co-operative housing

 4   (0.4%)    Theme housing

 8   (0.8%)    Fraternity/Sorority

 5   (0.5%)    International House

312   (30.6%)    Select off-campus Housing here

 275    (27.0%)    My own apartment

 152    (14.9%)    Share a house with friends

 122    (12.0%)    Share a house with family

 113    (11.1%)    A room in a house

 45    (4.4%)    My own house

34. Would you choose to live in a residence hall if there was a 2-year guarantee?

118  (12.1%)  Yes    599    (61.2%)  No    262   (26.8%)  Not sure

35. Would you choose to live in a residence hall dedicated to transfer students only?

292   (29.8%)  Yes    440   (44.9%)  No    249  (25.4%)  Not sure

36. Suppose you were to consider living in a residence hall, what type of programs would you like to see in a transfer-only residence hall? (Please select all that apply.)

634    (62.2%)  Academic support services

631    (61.9%)  Advising services

616    (60.5%)  Career planning

474    (46.5%)  Community service opportunities

458    (44.9%)  Faculty dinners

640    (62.8%)  Graduate and/or professional school planning

654    (64.2%)  Social events

677    (66.4%)  Upper division tutoring

37. If you currently live in a residence hall, how important have the following factors or programs been to you?

Very important

Somewhat important

Not too important

Not at all important

Transfer specific programs like faculty dinners, career planning events, socials etc

73    (22.5%)  

106    (32.6%)  

70    (21.5%)  

76    (23.4%)  

Getting the "Cal" experience

122    (37.3%)  

123    (37.6%)  

44    (13.5%)  

38    (11.6%)  

Affordability of my living space

181    (56.6%)  

94    (29.4%)  

27    (8.4%)  

18    (5.6%)  

Configuration of my living space (single room, double room, triple room)

173    (53.7%)  

102    (31.7%)  

30    (9.3%)  

17    (5.3%)  

Making friends

148    (46.0%)  

116    (36.0%)  

39    (12.1%)  

19    (5.9%)  

Proximity to campus

200    (62.5%)  

94    (29.4%)  

16    (5.0%)  

10    (3.1%)  

37a. Are there other programs/factors in the residence hall where you live that have been important to you?  Please describe below.

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38. Do you currently live in family Housing?

38    (4.0%)  Yes

10    (1.1%)  No, am on the waiting list

894    (94.9%)  No

39. If you currently live in family housing or are on the waiting list, how important are the following factors or programs to you?

Very important

Somewhat important

Not too important

Not at all important

Affordability

89    (75.4%)  

17    (14.4%)  

5   (4.2%)  

7   (5.9%)  

Supportive community of families

40    (36.7%)  

43    (39.4%)  

13    (11.9%)  

13    (11.9%)  

Close proximity to childcare and/or schools

44    (40.0%)  

25    (22.7%)  

16    (14.5%)  

25    (22.7%)  

Recreation Center

34    (30.6%)  

43    (38.7%)  

18    (16.2%)  

16    (14.4%)  

Computer Center

41    (36.6%)  

37    (33.0%)  

17    (15.2%)  

17    (15.2%)  

Family Resource Center

34    (30.9%)  

33    (30.0%)  

26    (23.6%)  

17    (15.5%)  

Family counseling center

28    (26.2%)  

29    (27.1%)  

30    (28.0%)  

20    (18.7%)  

39a. Are there other factors or programs that have been important to you?  Please describe below.

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40. If you currently live in family housing or are on the waiting list, which of the following types of programs, would you like to see added? (Please select all that apply.)

56    (5.5%)  Academic support services

55    (5.4%)  Advising services

59    (5.8%)  Career planning

36    (3.5%)  Community service opportunities

44    (4.3%)  Faculty dinners

60    (5.9%)  Graduate and/or professional school planning

43    (4.2%)  Social events

63    (6.2%)  Upper division tutoring

41. If you are living off-campus, how long is your commute to campus?

385    (51.1%)  Less than 20 minutes

163    (21.6%)  20-30 minutes

79    (10.5%)  About 45 minutes

60    (8.0%)  About one hour

66    (8.8%)  More than an hour

42. What is your typical mode of transportation to campus?(Please select all that apply.)

591    (58.0%)  Walk

119    (11.7%)  Ride a bicycle

295    (28.9%)  Ride the bus

186    (18.3%)  BART

23    (2.3%)  Carpool

64    (6.3%)  Drive with friends or family

148    (14.5%)  Drive alone

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