Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE)

The Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) collects data about first-time, first-year students’ academic and co-curricular experiences in high school and their expectations for college. The BCSSE survey is administered every three years during the summer prior to their arrival.

Current and previous BCSSE survey instruments are located at http://bcsse.iub.edu/survey_instruments.cfm

TAKE THE SURVEY

Please click the link below to complete the survey:

Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement 

If you experience difficulty with the log-in process, please email help@bcsse.org for assistance. More information about the survey is available at the BCSSE website. You can also reach out through bcsse@indiana.edu or call 812-856-5824.
 
If you have any questions about this Mason project or the use of the results, please contact the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment at 703-993-8834 or oira@gmu.edu.

Published Reports

Mason participated in the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) in 2013 and 2008. The following reports provide insights on the profiles of the fall 2013 and fall 2008 freshman class. For a description of the survey, visit our Survey Instrument page.

Year of Publication Reports
2014 BCSSE 2013 Peer Comparison Report
BCSSE 2013 Self-Comparison Report
BCSSE 2013 college-level reports available upon request
2010 BCSSE 2008 and NSSE 2009 Combined Report
2009 BCSSE 2008 Self-Comparison Report (In Focus)
BCSSE 2008 Peer Comparison Report