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BCSSE Updates and Data Uses

A live webinar on BCSSE 2017 provided information about a new survey question on expectations for academic help-seeking and about changes to the BCSSE Advising Report. It also included data use examples using results from BCSSE and NSSE’s First-Year Experiences Topical Module.

Click HERE to view the recording or to download the PowerPoint presentation.

BCSSE in Action

We use BCSSE data in our predictive analytics and to inform our support personnel about the students they serve. By knowing which BCSSE variables are significant predictors of first-year persistence, we can identify students for early intervention.

Michelle Bombaugh, PhD, Assistant Director, Office of Academic Advocacy, University of South Florida

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percent of entering first-year students have no close friends attending the same institution.

Source: BCSSE 2017