Project Timeline

One Miami: Campus Climate Survey One Miami: Campus Climate Survey

The development of a comprehensive, externally implemented climate survey such as the one Miami has undertaken typically takes an average of two years. However, this initiative will involve a more aggressive timeline, with survey development and implementation in 2017 and results in Spring of 2018. The project comprises four primary phases:

Spring 2017—Focus groups are conducted. Participants will receive letters of invitation.

Spring/Summer 2017—Survey is developed.

Fall 2017—Input is sought from all students, faculty, and staff.

Sept. 26–Nov. 3—Survey is live.

Nov. 27—110 Winners in the random drawing for gift cards were notified. Winners included:

75 Undergraduates
5 Graduate students
11 Faculty
17 Unclassified staff
2 Classified staff

Spring 2018—Survey results are reported.

March - Draft report due 

Early May - Community Forums with results are scheduled:

Thursday, May 3
3-4:30 p.m.- 152 Shideler, Oxford campus

Friday, May 4
9-10:30 a.m. - 1000 FSB, Oxford campus
1-2:30 p.m. - Seminar Room #3, Wilks Conference Center, Hamilton campus  (This forum will be available via live stream for the Middletown and VOALC locations.)

Late Summer 2018 - Printed copies of full reports distributed to King LibraryB.E.S.T. Library and the Miller Center for Student Disability Services in Oxford, at the libraries on the regional campuses and at Voice of America Learning Center.

Fall 2018 - Climate Survey Task Force appointed to plan improvements to the university climate based on the survey results.

Winter 2019Climate Survey Task Force holds open forums to collect input on recommended action steps.

Spring 2019 - Climate Survey Task Force presents final report on recommended action steps.