Week Four Survey FAQ

Week Four Survey FAQ

Week Four Survey

In week four of the semester, first-year and transfer students are asked to take the Husker Student POWER survey, which consists of yes or no questions about academic, social, financial, and emotional well-being topics.

The survey takes about 60 seconds to complete and is distributed via personalized links through your email and Canvas accounts.

Why is UNL interested in this information?

Survey responses are used to help the university provide first-year and transfer students with resources and support from campus units. If a student indicates a concern, an instructor or staff member with expertise in the area follows up with resources and support.

What information is being captured?

General information on academic, social, financial, and emotional well-being topics.

How is it being captured?

Student information is captured through a survey in Canvas or an email link.

How will the information be used?

Unique student data will be kept, as always, confidential and will not be shared with outside entities. It is used solely by instructors or staff members with expertise to provide follow up support and resources to students. Campus units that use the data to provide outreach include the Center for Academic Success and Transition, University Housing and Residence Life, the Military and Veteran Success Center, Husker Hub, OASIS, Student Involvement, the Women’s Center, the LGBTQA+ Center, Big Red Resilience and Well-being, and the undergraduate academic colleges.