Purpose of Study

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The UCLA Asian American Studies department is currently reviewing its undergraduate curriculum. The overall purpose of the project is to assess the Asian American studies program and understand students' perspective regarding the undergraduate program in an effort to better serve student needs.

This survey is open to all individuals who have completed an Asian American Studies undergraduate major or minor or comparable program such as Pacific Islander Studies, Asian Studies, or Ethnic Studies with an Asian American concentration.

Payment for participation

If you complete the survey, you will be eligible for a raffle for a UCLA Store gift card. There are multiple drawings available for one gift card valued at $50 and four at $25.


If you volunteer to participate in this study, we would ask you to complete the online survey. This survey should take about fifteen minutes to complete.

Potential risks and discomforts

There could be some survey items that you are uncomfortable answering or to which you would simply prefer not to respond. You have the right to skip any questions and/or withdraw from the survey at any point in time. Your participation in this study is voluntary. Your decision regarding whether or not to complete this questionnaire will not affect your association with UCLA.


All data that is collected will be placed on a secured computer that is not connected to the internet and housed within the Urban Planning department. Additionally, the data will be placed on a password protected external hard drive, which will be a locked office in the Urban Planning department. Only the researchers on this project will have access to the data file.

Any information that is obtained in connection with this study and that can be identified with you will remain confidential and will be disclosed only with your permission or as required by law. The information you provide will be combined with responses from other seniors and reported only in the form of summary statistics and group totals. Your name, student ID, and any identifying attributes will NOT be connected to your responses in any reports or publications.

Participation and withdrawal

You may decide not to complete the questionnaire for any reason at any time without consequence of any kind. Your participation in the interview indicates your consent to participate in the study.

Identification of investigators

Please direct any questions regarding the survey to project assistants Emily Le (emilyle@ucla.edu) and Sheila Nem (slanem23@ucla.edu).

The assessment project is supervised by Dr. Paul Ong

School of Public Affairs/Urban Planning,
5287 Public Affairs, Bldg., Box 951656,
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1656
310-614-2458, pmong@ucla.edu

Rights of research subjects

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 in this research study. If you wish to ask questions about your rights as a research participant or if you wish to voice any problems or concerns you may have about the study to someone other than the researchers, please call the Office of Human Research Protection Program at (310) 825-7122 or write to Office of Human Research Protection Program, UCLA, 11000 Kinross Avenue, Suite 102, Box 951694, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1694.

Please forward this survey to other Asian American Studies alumni