CONGRATULATIONS ON STARTING YOUR GRADUATE EDUCATION!
The purpose of this welcome survey is to query how things are going regarding your newly initiated graduate experience at Idaho State University. The survey asks for information and opinions regarding: (a) demographic information, (b) Graduate School service and support, (c) Department/Program service, support and satisfaction, and (d) Idaho State University overall student/school-life experience satisfaction. Your responses will be kept strictly confidential and will help us in our continuing efforts to improve graduate education. Thank you in advance for responding to this survey.
Informed Consent: This survey queries Idaho State University graduate student perceptions and opinions regarding their graduate experience. Participation is voluntary and will not impact your relationship with Idaho State University in any way. This survey has been exempted by the Idaho State University Human Subjects Committee and involves negligible risk. Participation will take approximately 15 minutes. All responses will be considered and treated as confidential. In no case will individually identifying response information be revealed, nor will it be disclosed to others without your written permission, except (a) if necessary to protect our rights or welfare (for example, if you are injured), or (b) if required by law. There is no direct benefit associated with participation, but the information gathered will be used to evaluate the graduate experience at Idaho State University. You may withdraw your consent at any time and discontinue participation without penalty. You are not waiving any legal claims, rights or remedies because of your participation. If you have any questions regarding your rights as a research participant, you may contact the Human Subjects Committee office at 282- 3811 or by writing to the Human Subjects Committee at Idaho State University, 921 So. 8th Ave, Stop 8056, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209-8056, or the Graduate School, 921 So. 8th Ave, Stop 8075, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209-8075, X3140.
“I have read (or someone has read to me) the information provided above. I have been given an opportunity to ask questions, and all of my questions have been answered to my satisfaction. I am 18 years of age or older, understand the statements above and freely consent to participate in the study. By continuing with the survey I give my consent to participate.”