1. Welcome!

Consent Information:

The Counseling Center at Minnesota State University Mankato would like to invite you to participate in a research project for students who are also parents.

We invite you to take a short survey as a part of this research. This research uses a survey to identify the counseling needs of parents who are also students. This survey is confidential and will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. The website, www.surveymonkey.com, which is used for this survey, employs multiple layers of security to make sure data remains private. However, whenever using the internet there is always a risk of compromising privacy. Your participation is voluntary and anonymous. There is no connection to your participation in this survey and your relationship with Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Submission of the completed survey will be interpreted as your informed consent to participate and that you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age. Your input is greatly appreciated!

If you have any questions about the research, please contact Kate Fitzkappes via email at Katherine.fitzkappes@mnsu.edu or Dr. Kari Much at kari.much@mnsu.edu. If you have questions about the treatment of human subjects, contact Dr. Anne Blackhurst, IRB Administrator, at anne.blackhurst@mnsu.edu. If you would like more information about the specific privacy and anonymity risks posed by online surveys, please contact the Minnesota State University, Mankato Information and Technology Services Help Desk (507-389-6654) and ask to speak to the Information Security Manager.