The Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS) provides leadership and coordination in data collection and analysis, institutional research, and assessment in support of University planning, the continuous improvement of educational programs, and the achievement of University mission and goals.

Recent Updates:

February, 2024

COACHE Faculty Satisfaction Survey Launches First Week of February: Georgetown’s faculty job satisfaction survey will launch with email invitations the first week of February to tenure-line and full-time NTL faculty; learn more here.

July, 2023

GU Survey Coordinating Group: AY23-24 Membership: As Georgetown begins the next academic year, the Survey Coordinating Group resumes review of new applications to survey the GU community. New and returning members of the SCG review and provide guidance for internal survey research plans of greater than 100 individuals. Read more to submit a survey request.

June, 2023

Faculty / Staff / AAP Cultural Climate Survey Results Shared: Reports and presentation slide decks have been shared internally and through discussion sessions with executive leadership/IDEAA and Survey Advisory Committees for both faculty and staff/AAPs. Summary faculty and staff/AAP reports are available with GU NetID.

May, 2023

New In-Person Standard Questionnaire Approved for SET

After the conclusion of more than two years of research and development toward an updated questionnaire for end-of-semester course evaluations, MCEF have approved a new survey to be implemented for in-person classes beginning fall 2023.

March, 2023

COFHE Enrolled Student Survey Now Live!

As a participant among the Consortium on Financing Higher Education (COFHE), Georgetown’s participation in the Enrolled Student Survey (ESS) provides a comparative perspective of the student community in relation to other higher education institutions. GU’s Survey Calendar provides survey dates for ESS and other evaluation windows.

January, 2023

Fall 2022 Student Voices Survey on Engagement & Wellbeing:

The Student Voices project, which had collected student responses to an omnibus survey composed of questions submitted by stakeholder offices across Georgetown, has been analyzed and reports shared. More information on methodology and delivery of results may be found on the OADS Intranet (contact us at to request access).

December, 2022

Historical Course Evaluation Archives Shared:

As Georgetown has migrated to the course evaluation platform, Blue, Box archives with historical reports from the previous evaluation platform have been distributed. Instructors who led classes prior to Summer 2022 may read how to access their secure personal folder here.

SET Update: New Questionnaire Approved for Course Evaluations

Update: Georgetown’s Approach to Reporting Race & Ethnicity

June 22, 2022

Provost’s Blog Post Featuring OADS: Read more in the post “Data Analysis for Georgetown’s Common Good” here.

June 1, 2022

New Course Evaluation Software Launches: A new course evaluation software, Blue, is now live and is supporting all Main Campus course evaluations; read more about the new platform and process here.

March 28, 2022

Campus Climate Survey “Spotlight” on Results by Race/Ethnicity: A new set of Cultural Climate Survey follow-up reports examine undergraduate and graduate/professional student responses by race and ethnicity; access the reports here.

March 17, 2022

2021 GU Qatar Cultural Climate Survey Results Released: In Spring 2021, GU-Q launched its first-ever cultural climate survey, inviting degree-seeking students to share their perspectives and experiences about different aspects of campus life. Results from the survey, as well as key findings and answers to frequently asked questions, can be found here

February 25, 2022

Fall 2021 Student Voices Survey on Engagement & Wellbeing: The first set of results are summarized in four confidential briefs focusing on advising & mentoring, awareness of campus resources, wellbeing & engagement, and experiences during the Fall 2021 semester. More results will be released later this spring. View the briefs in our OADS Intranet (contact us at to request access).

February 7, 2022

COACHE Faculty Satisfaction Survey Launches this Week: Georgetown’s faculty job satisfaction survey will launch with email invitations this week to tenure-line and full-time NTL faculty this week; learn more here.

February 7, 2022

2022 National College Health Assessment Launches Today: In partnership with the American College Health Association, Georgetown is surveying a sample of undergraduate and graduate students about health behaviors; learn more here.

January 31, 2022

Campus Climate Survey “Spotlight” on International Students: A new set of Cultural Climate Survey follow-up reports examine international undergraduate and graduate/professional student responses; view the reports here.

January 4, 2022

OADS Report on GUPD Field Stop Demographics: We recently produced our first report that summarizes GUPD field stops. Read more and access the Fall 2021 report here.

November 26, 2021

Planning for the 2022 COACHE Faculty Satisfaction Survey: The next COACHE survey will launch in February. We welcome your feedback as we plan for this important faculty survey. Read more here.

November 22, 2021

Campus Climate Survey “Spotlight” on Results by Gender Identity and for LGBTQA+ Students: A new set of Cultural Climate Survey follow-up reports examine undergraduate and graduate/professional student responses by gender identity and for students who identify as LGBTQA+; access the reports here.

November 19, 2021

New Report on Inclusive Pedagogy Released: Based on the results of the 2020 Cultural Climate Student Survey, this report by the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS), in collaboration with IDEAA and OADS, uses an inclusive pedagogy framework to align survey findings to practical advice for faculty about ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical practices into their classrooms, teaching, and relationships with students. OADS provided the survey data and statistical analysis for this project. Read the full report.

October 30, 2021

OADS Intranet Updated: New Fall 2021 enrollment reports have been added to our OADS Intranet, a password-protected site that provides additional statistics and reports for approved Georgetown University faculty and staff. Email us to request access.

August 6, 2021

New Georgetown Data Governance Website Launched: The new site,, is the virtual home of Georgetown’s data governance program, co-chaired by UIS and OADS. Visit for more information about the Data Governance Advisory Group and steps you can take to get involved.

July 21, 2021

Campus Climate Survey “Spotlight” on Students with Disabilities: A new set of Cultural Climate Survey follow-up reports examine undergraduate and graduate/professional student responses from students with disabilities; access the report here.

June 21, 2021

Campus Climate Survey “Spotlight” on SES: A new follow-up report to the Cultural Climate Survey examines undergraduate student responses by household income and parental education; access the report here.

June 11, 2021

Main Campus Faculty Statistics: Trends on key faculty metrics were compiled and presented to MCEF on June 11, 2021; access the report here (GU login required).

June 11, 2021

Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) Survey covers several topics, including research environment and institutional support; teaching load and student quality; nature and distribution of service responsibilities; facilities and work resources; personal and family policies; health and retirement benefits; interdisciplinary work and collaboration; mentoring; tenure and promotion opportunities, clarity and reasonableness; recruitment and retention, and institutional governance and leadership. 2020 survey responses from Main Campus faculty were presented to MCEF on June 11, 2021; access the report here (GU login required).

May 12, 2021

Read about our Academic Engagement “Pulse” Survey results: Running since the beginning of the remote instructional continuity period in March 2020, our Academic Engagement Project gathers feedback from students, faculty, TAs, and student-facing staff that is used to inform decision-making by Main Campus academic leadership and to get a better understanding of what learning looks like at GU. Read more in our results summary.

April 16, 2021

2020 Cultural Climate Survey results released: OADS has analyzed the survey results and prepared both a key findings document and a full, detailed report on both the undergraduate and graduate surveys; these materials, along with a set of frequently asked questions, are available on the Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action website.

February 22, 2021

MSB student wellness survey: Results from a survey collaboration with McDonough School of Business leads to the creation of a new well-being initiative. Read more here.


Data and Reports

OADS maintains a wide variety of data resources and statistical information to support strategic policy planning and decision-making.


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OADS Intranet

Certain data are only accessible to Georgetown staff and faculty with authenticated access; NetID login is required to access our Intranet (new window).