Huskie First Survey

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    Birthdate
    How often do you agree with the following statements about your high school?
    I have felt a sense of belonging at my high school.
    I have felt a sense of belonging at my high school.
    I have felt like a member of my high school community.
    I have felt like a member of my high school community.
    I have felt comfortable at my high school.
    I have felt comfortable at my high school.
    I am glad I have attended this high school.
    I am glad I have attended this high school.
    My high school has been supportive of me.
    My high school has been supportive of me.
    How true are the following statements?
    Sometimes I worry that I will not belong at NIU
    Sometimes I worry that I will not belong at NIU
    I am anxious about fitting in at NIU.
    I am anxious about fitting in at NIU.
    I feel confident that I will feel like I belong at NIU.
    I feel confident that I will feel like I belong at NIU.
    If I run into difficulties in school I work harder to overcome them.
    If I run into difficulties in school I work harder to overcome them.
    If my educational opportunities become worse, I will try harder.
    If my educational opportunities become worse, I will try harder.
    I work hard to be successful in school.
    I work hard to be successful in school.
    How confident are you that you could complete the following tasks?
    Research a term paper
    Research a term paper
    Write course papers
    Write course papers
    Do well on your exams
    Do well on your exams
    Take good class notes
    Take good class notes
    Keep up to date with your school work
    Keep up to date with your school work
    Manage time effectively
    Manage time effectively
    Understand your textbooks
    Understand your textbooks
    To what extent do you agree with the following statements?
    I am worried that my college classes at NIU will be too hard.
    I am worried that my college classes at NIU will be too hard.
    I feel prepared to do well in my college classes at NIU.
    I feel prepared to do well in my college classes at NIU.
    I am concerned that I am not ready for NIU class work.
    I am concerned that I am not ready for NIU class work.
    I am anxious that I will not be successful in my classes at NIU.
    I am anxious that I will not be successful in my classes at NIU.
    I would feel like a failure if I needed help in school.
    I would feel like a failure if I needed help in school.
    I would not want anyone to find out that I needed help in school.
    I would not want anyone to find out that I needed help in school.
    Getting help with school work would be an admission that I'm just not smart enough to do the work on my own.
    Getting help with school work would be an admission that I'm just not smart enough to do the work on my own.
    Even if my school work was too hard to do on my own, I wouldn't ask for help.
    Even if my school work was too hard to do on my own, I wouldn't ask for help.
    I would rather do poorly on an assignment I couldn't finish than ask for help.
    I would rather do poorly on an assignment I couldn't finish than ask for help.
    The time I devote to my family keeps me from participating in school responsibilities and activities.
    The time I devote to my family keeps me from participating in school responsibilities and activities.
    The time I spend on family responsibilities often interferes with my school responsibilties.
    The time I spend on family responsibilities often interferes with my school responsibilties.
    The amount of time my family takes makes it difficult to fulfill student responsibilities.
    The amount of time my family takes makes it difficult to fulfill student responsibilities.
    Due to all the pressures at home, sometimes when I arrive at school I am too stressed to do the things I want to do.
    Due to all the pressures at home, sometimes when I arrive at school I am too stressed to do the things I want to do.
    Due to stress at home, I am often preoccupied with family matters at school.
    Due to stress at home, I am often preoccupied with family matters at school.
    Because I am often stressed from family responsibilities, I have a hard time concentrating on my school work.
    Because I am often stressed from family responsibilities, I have a hard time concentrating on my school work.
    The time I spend on work responsibilities often interferes with my school responsibilities.
    The time I spend on work responsibilities often interferes with my school responsibilities.
    My job interferes with my responsibilities at school, such as getting to school and finishing homework on time.
    My job interferes with my responsibilities at school, such as getting to school and finishing homework on time.
    The amount of time my job takes up makes it difficult to fulfill school responsibilities.
    The amount of time my job takes up makes it difficult to fulfill school responsibilities.
     
    NIU has a Disability Resource Center (DRC) that assists students with disabilities. Students who have had a 504/IEP plan or Letter of Accommodation from another school are also eligible for disability accommodations at NIU. Would you be interested in receiving information about accommodations and support services provided at NIU?
    NIU has a Disability Resource Center (DRC) that assists students with disabilities. Students who have had a 504/IEP plan or Letter of Accommodation from another school are also eligible for disability accommodations at NIU. Would you be interested in receiving information about accommodations and support services provided at NIU?
    NIU has several cultural resource centers that provide programs and events that support and engage students, faculty and staff on topics related to their professional, cultural and social interest. These centers are often a “home away from home" for man students. The centers are spaces where you can celebrate and honor traditions and connect with students and faculty in a warm and intellectually engaging and inviting environment. Would you like to receive additional information about these resource centers?
    NIU has several cultural resource centers that provide programs and events that support and engage students, faculty and staff on topics related to their professional, cultural and social interest. These centers are often a “home away from home" for man students. The centers are spaces where you can celebrate and honor traditions and connect with students and faculty in a warm and intellectually engaging and inviting environment. Would you like to receive additional information about these resource centers?
    At NIU we believe it is important for students to be engaged in student organizations and experiences that complement your classroom experiences. Would you like to receive information on ways you can get involved outside the classroom?
    At NIU we believe it is important for students to be engaged in student organizations and experiences that complement your classroom experiences. Would you like to receive information on ways you can get involved outside the classroom?
    First year students are encouraged to consider enrolling in a first-year seminar course, which allows students to connect with other first-year students and learn about the resources available. Courses are set up to encourage students to enroll in sections with student with common academic interest. Are you interested in receiving additional information about the NIU UNIV 101: University Experience course?
    First year students are encouraged to consider enrolling in a first-year seminar course, which allows students to connect with other first-year students and learn about the resources available. Courses are set up to encourage students to enroll in sections with student with common academic interest. Are you interested in receiving additional information about the NIU UNIV 101: University Experience course?
    Many first year students benefit from connecting with an upper class or faculty mentor to help with the transition to the university. Are you interested in receiving information about NIU mentor programs?
    Many first year students benefit from connecting with an upper class or faculty mentor to help with the transition to the university. Are you interested in receiving information about NIU mentor programs?
    NIU is committed to ensuring that students have access to support for pregnancy and childcare, food and housing, and mental health. Would you like to receive information from the Center for Student Assistance regarding any of the aforementioned services?
    NIU is committed to ensuring that students have access to support for pregnancy and childcare, food and housing, and mental health. Would you like to receive information from the Center for Student Assistance regarding any of the aforementioned services?