Northwestern University Student Internal Communications/Publicity Survey

Below are a few questions regarding internal communications and publicity for campus events at Northwestern University. Your responses will remain anonymous and will help Northwestern University in its efforts to communicate effectively with students. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts.
1. In general, how would you describe the amount of information that you receive from the University, on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being not enough and 5 being too much?
2. If you feel you do not receive enough information from Northwestern, what types of information would you like more of? (Check all that apply.)
3. How often do you read the following publications, web sites or sources of information?
Always (5 times/week)Frequently (3-4 times/week)Sometimes (1-2 times/week)Rarely (1-2 times/month)Never
Daily Northwestern - Print Edition (student newspaper)
Daily Northwestern - Online Edition (student newspaper web site)
North by Northwestern (student news and commentary web site)
WNUR (Northwestern radio station)
4. How often do you read the Observer (biweekly University newspaper)?
Always (biweekly)Frequently (1-2 times/month)Sometimes (1 time/month)Rarely (less than 1 time/month)Never
Print edition
Online version
5. How often do you read NewsWire (weekly University e-newsletter)?
6. How often do you watch Northwestern News Network (student newscast)?
7. How often do you check your e-mail?
8. How many listservs put out by Northwestern academic departments, student organizations, clubs, etc., do you currently subscribe to?
9. How often do you look at the Northwestern University Web pages or search the University Web pages to find specific information?
10. What do you look at on the University's Web pages (Check all that apply.)
11. What are the three sources of information where you get most of your information about Northwestern University? (Please rank your three top choices 1, 2 and 3. Enter "Not in my top 3" for all other items)
1st Choice2nd Choice3rd ChoiceNot in my top 3
Word of mouth from friends
E-mails from the University
Daily Northwestern
Flyers/chalked messages on sidewalks
North by Northwestern web site
One-on-one conversations with faculty
Media outside Northwestern
Information from Community Advisor/Student Advisor
Northwestern University web site
Observer
College/school web site
NewsWire
12. How often do you attend major events on campus that are open to both Northwestern community members and the general public, such as music concerts, theater performances, athletic events, etc.?
13. How often do you attend events sponsored by student organizations?
14. What are your top three methods of finding out about events on campus? (Please rank your three top choices 1, 2 and 3. Enter "Not in my top 3" for all other items)
1st Choice2nd Choice3rd ChoiceNot in my top 3
Daily Northwestern
E-mail invitation
Facebook calendar
Facebook invitation
Flyers taped on sidewalks
Listserv invitation
Media outside Northwestern
NewsWire
North by Northwestern web site
Northwestern University web site
NULink online student calendar
Observer
Plan-It Purple online calendar
Posters on bulletin boards/walls
School calendar, such as Esqwire or Kellogg Calendar
Word of mouth from friends
15. How often do you look for campus events using the following methods?
DailyFrequently (4-5 times/week)Sometimes (1-3 times/week)Rarely (1-3 times/month)Never
Facebook events calendar
Flyers taped to campus sidewalks
NULink (Northwestern's online student event calendar)
School-based calendars (such as Esqwire or the Kellogg Calendar)
@u.northwestern.edu calendar (calendars that are available to students within the @u.northwestern.edu service)
Plan-It Purple (Northwestern's online event calendar)
16. Do you currently receive an e-mail newsletter from your college/school?
17. If you receive an e-mail newsletter, how often do you read it?
18. Do you currently receive a printed magazine or newsletter from your college/school?
19. If you receive a printed magazine or newsletter from your college/school, how often do you read it?
20. Do you use text messaging on your cell phone or PDA?
21. Do you use instant messaging on your computer?
22. What type of student are you?
23. Do you attend Northwestern:
24. Where do you live?
25. On which campus do you take most of your courses?
26. In the space provided below, please feel free to give us any comments or concerns that you may have regarding Northwestern’s communications with you.
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