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:

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.

NEW! Course Evaluation Software BLUE Launching in Summer 2022

Update: Georgetown’s Approach to Reporting Race & Ethnicity

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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Learn more about requesting data, conducting surveys at Georgetown, and collaborating with us on strategic analytics projects.


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).