SENSE 2021 - Start Here

Thank you for your interest in administering SENSE 2021!

Registration for the fall 2021 administration of SENSE is open December 1, 2020–April 30, 2021.

Administered during the fall academic term, SENSE asks students to reflect on their earliest experiences with the college. Its original and enduring purpose is to help colleges discover why some entering students persist and succeed and others do not.

SENSE can be administered as a paper-and-pencil or online survey. See the FAQs linked at the bottom of this page or contact for more information about the online survey option.

The following resources will help get you started.


The 2021 survey will include additional items on ...