College of San Mateo [CSM] has received support from the California Community College Chancellor's Office "Fund for Student Success," to study its campus climate. Research conducted at CSM has assessed the effectiveness of the delivery of Collegewide services and programs in order to optimize student academic success. In support of these goals, research has gathered data on current, former, and prospective students. A variety of research methodologies were employed, including phone interviews, self-administered survey questionnaire, focus groups interviews, and random intercept interviews. In addition, statistical queries of the CSM student database were performed in order to gather information in support of CSM's "Student Equity Plan."
The data and information presented on this web site is intended to support College-wide planning efforts and foster effective institutional change in order to meet our student's diverse needs. If you have questions about the research presented here or would like additional information, please call John Sewart at 650.574.6196 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org