Survey Preparation Timeline

Milestones for 2022–2023

This timeline is meant to help you prepare to administer the MISO Survey on your campus early in your spring semester. The MISO Survey Team will offer online workshops during the fall semester to share critical information and context about these milestones. Please do your best to stick to this schedule, as it will make you better prepared to take full advantage of the MISO Survey at your institution. If you have any questions about these milestones, please email the MISO Survey Operations Manager.

July 2022

Focus

  • Submit Information Sharing Agreement (ISA)

  • Assign Campus Survey Administrator (CSA)

Deliverables

August 2022

Focus

  • Register for online preparation workshop #1

  • Assemble survey steering team at your institution

  • Become familiar with Survey deliverables

  • Work on assessment plan

Deliverables

  • August 19: Register for online preparation workshop #1

  • August 25 at 1:00 PM Eastern: Online preparation workshop #1 (option 1)

  • August 30 at 2:00 PM Eastern: Online preparation workshop #1 (option 2)

September 2022

Focus

  • Prepare Institutional Review Board documentation (approval dates subject to local IRB timetable)

  • Decide which survey items to select

  • Decide on survey customizations

  • Determine which campus populations to survey

  • Provide information for campus messages

  • Register for online preparation workshop #2

Deliverables


October 2022

Focus

  • Complete Decision Spreadsheet (DS)

  • Complete Local Question Spreadsheet (LQS)

Deliverables

November 2022

Focus

  • Finish obtaining IRB approval or exemption

  • Review and approve survey instruments and messages

Deliverables

December 2022

Focus

  • Register for online preparation workshop #3

  • Spam preparations

  • Finish final review of survey instruments at the direction of the MISO Survey Operations Manager

Deliverables

  • December 2: Register for online preparation workshop #3

  • December 6 at 2:00 PM Eastern: Online preparation workshop #3 (option 1)

  • December 9 at 2:00 PM Eastern: Online preparation workshop #3 (option 1)

  • December 16: Complete spam preparations

  • December 16: Inform MISO if your institution has a DKIM record in place for their own instance of Qualtrics

January/February/March 2023

Focus

  • Email list preparation

  • Final preparations for Survey, full dress rehearsal, and finalizing Campus Announcement message from CIO/Librarian

  • Survey launch (fourth week of Spring semester)

  • Questions from survey respondents

  • Survey close (sixth week of Spring semester)

Deliverables

After the Survey

Focus

  • Review local results delivered to you through Box.com

  • Closely examine full MISO Survey Results

  • Analyze and interpret Survey results; share with campus community

  • Provide feedback about Survey