Office of Institutional Research

Survey Information & Resources

Survey Registration, Design, and Administration

Keep in mind that CMC students, alumni, faculty and staff receive multiple requests to participate in survey research. In an effort to provide oversight of research conducted by and with CMC constituents the college has enacted the CMC Survey Policy. This policy must be adhered to by anyone conducting survey research.

CMC Survey Policy


Links to On-Line Survey Resources



Further Readings


  • Dillman, D.A. Mail and Telephone Surveys: The Total Design Method New York: Wiley. (1978).
  • Dillman, Don A., Robert D. Tortora, and Dennis Bowker. 1998. Principles for the Construction of Web Questionnaires. Technical Report 98-50 of the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.
  • Dillman, Don A., Jolene D. Smyth and Leah Melani Christian. 2009. Internet, Mail and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailored Design Method, 3rd edition. John Wiley: Hoboken, NJ
  • Suskie, L.A. Questionnaire Survey Research: What Works? (1996) Assn. for Institutional Research; 2nd edition.