Privacy Statement

Participation in this study is voluntary. You may refuse to participate, refuse to answer any questions or withdraw at any time with no effect on your academic status. Completion of the survey indicates your consent to participate. There are no known risks to participating. Data collected will only be available to York administration and will be disposed of according to York’s policy for record retention.

Your answers will be kept confidential to the fullest extent possible by law and, once the data are returned to York by the organization running the study, all personal identifying information such as your name and email address will be removed before any analyses are done. York may, however, link your responses to your administrative records such as your faculty or course selection. Data will be stored securely in the Office of Institutional Planning & Analysis for seven years. After this period the data will be de-identified and archived in the Office of Institutional Planning & Analysis.

If you do not wish to participate in, or receive further notices about, this study, please go to the survey site and select the button marked "I do not wish to participate. If you need assistance with any of this, please email or call 1-800-676-0390 for assistance. You can also email the NSSE Institute at or call (812) 856-5824.

When you click on the survey link, you will connect directly to the University of Indiana site, which is independent of York University. When linking to the University of Indiana site, you leave the privacy protection of York University and your personal information will be subject to United States laws applicable to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) survey and the University of Indiana. For NSSE's privacy information, read NSSE's Privacy Notice.