Georgetown Law Student Survey
In addition to the faculty and staff engagement survey, in the spring of 2023, all students are were invited to participate in a survey about their Georgetown Law experience.
Student Survey FAQs
What is the Georgetown Law Student Survey?
This survey was created by T. H. Easter’s survey design experts. In order to ensure that the survey focuses on topics important to Georgetown Law students, they conducted diagnostic focus groups with members of Georgetown’s recognized diversity and cultural student organizations. The input they received from participants has informed the questions on the survey. The Georgetown Law Student Survey is specific to the Law Center campus, and it is one part of a layered approach to gather insights that will be vital to the efficacy and integrity of our DEI strategic planning effort.
Who is invited to complete the survey?
All full-time and part-time students in every program are invited and encouraged to complete the survey to provide a clear picture of the student experience at Georgetown Law, especially with regard to inclusion and diversity.
How is the survey administered?
This confidential survey will be administered online via email link. As all interactions regarding the survey will be managed by T. H. Easter Consulting, we trust that we can count on your candid feedback to provide an accurate assessment of the state of inclusion and diversity here at Georgetown Law. We have provided your Georgetown email to T. H. Easter Consulting to use exclusively for implementation. You should expect the survey link with a unique embedded survey response code directly from T. H. Easter Consulting. The survey can be completed via computer, tablet, or smartphone. Please check your Georgetown email account for the link.
The survey will begin on March 22, 2023, and remain open through April 10, 2023.
Why is Georgetown Law administering this survey?
Georgetown Law, in conjunction with our consultants, T. H. Easter Consulting, is administering the survey to provide insights into the lives, experiences, and perspectives of our students seen through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the community. The feedback offered will provide the foundation upon which our DEI strategic plan will be built.
Why should I take the survey?
Our goal at Georgetown Law is to foster a sense of collegiality, care, and an ability to participate as full members of the community, where all are afforded opportunities to learn and grow as individuals. Through your candid feedback, the survey results will provide evidence-based data as to how and where Georgetown Law may be falling short in meeting the needs of every member of our community. These insights will be vital to the efficacy and integrity of our DEI strategic planning effort.
If I have a question or difficulty completing the survey, who should I contact?
Please contact T.H. Easter Consulting at GeorgetownLawSurvey@theasterconsulting.com.
Will the survey be accessible to those with visual and other disabilities?
T. H. Easter Consulting is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for the widest possible audience. All T. H. Easter Consulting surveys are Section 508 compliant and fully conformant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG2). Our accessible surveys are designed so that people with varying hearing, moving, sight, and cognitive abilities can complete them.
Were students involved in the development and planning of this survey?
Yes. In order to ensure that the survey focuses on topics important to Georgetown Law students, T.H. Easter Consulting conducted diagnostic focus groups with members of Georgetown’s recognized diversity and cultural student organizations. The input they received from participants has informed the survey questions.
How were the demographic categories and other terms selected in the survey?
Demographic categories include gender identity, race/ethnicity, generation, sexual orientation, full-time or part-time status, year/program, membership in a recognized diversity and cultural student organization or affinity group, and disability status. These categories are standard for the student surveys T. H. Easter Consulting administers to students at other universities.
Who analyzes the data?
The data are analyzed and the results are reported by T. H. Easter Consulting’s data experts.
Is the survey confidential? Who will have the data? Could my data be identified?
Georgetown Law is committed to maintaining each respondent’s confidentiality. Without confidentiality, this kind of survey will not provide the candid responses that make it valuable. Protecting the confidentiality of responders is one of the reasons we have hired T. H. Easter Consulting, a third-party provider, to administer the survey. As mentioned, survey codes are used to provide access to the survey database and to generate email reminders when submissions are late. The data, which cannot be identified by individual respondents, will reside with T. H. Easter Consulting.
Will the results of the survey be publicly available?
Yes, anonymized results will be shared with the community. The shared results will broadly identify major trends, challenges, and opportunities arising from the data, as well as resulting goals, strategies, and proposed actions. All data will be aggregated and provided around thematic patterns that emerge to avoid compromising confidentiality.