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Posted February 9, 2021

My Story, My Truth

Cal State East Bay launches assessment of belonging

Cal State East Bay will be conducting a survey of belonging for all students, faculty and staff from Feb. 9-March 5.
Garvin Tso

Cal State East Bay is hosting a survey of belonging Feb. 9-March 5 to assess how members of the university community feel about living, working and learning on campus. 

The idea to conduct a campus climate survey originated from interested students, faculty and staff who believed data from such a survey might be useful in planning for the university’s future.

Working under the guidance of the Office of Diversity, a Climate Survey Working Group selected Rankin & Associates Consulting to develop questions, conduct and report on the survey. Questions will focus on both qualitative and quantitative data and participants will be entered into a drawing to win a Fall 2021 parking pass, preferential parking spot (faculty and staff only) or $25 in ZipCar credit.

Rankin & Associates' research from more than 200 institutions has found that positive personal experiences with campus climate and positive perceptions of a campus generally correlate with successful outcomes. Outcomes include positive educational experiences for students, a sense of productivity and overall well-being for all. 

To take the survey and provide feedback on belonging at Cal State East Bay, visit the “My Story My Truth” website