Legitimate Campus Surveys

We've listed the legitimate, active campus surveys here to help you distinguish phishing from real surveys:

  • UC Santa Barbara New Student Survey
    • A survey of the incoming class of Fall 2021 administered by Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment. New freshmen and transfer students are invited to participate.
      Personalized email invitations come from gauchosurveys@bap.ucsb.edu, with the subject line “UC Santa Barbara New Survey.”  
  • UCSB Alumni Directory Verification (not a survey, but information verification for the campus alumni directory)
  • Information Request for 1095 IRS Reporting 
    • From UC SHIP information request for Academic Health Plans (AHPs)
  • UC Health values your input! ¡UC Health valora su opinión!
    • The purpose of this survey is to collect represented and non-represented employees' opinions about UC health benefits and health care use. 
  • Discovery Benefits Information (not a survey, but enrollment confirmation)
  • SA Peer Education Network Divisional Training Interest Form
    • 5 question survey from Student Affairs Announcements emailed to SA ALL listserv
  • UCSB First Destination Survey
    • Two-to-four minute survey from UCSB Career Services via Handshake
  • "Share your opinion on the UC Flu Vaccine requirement"
    • A survey was sent out via email with this subject line from an outside market research firm, Consumer Evaluation & Insights
    • This survey is not UC affiliated and UC cannot make any assurances regarding the use, privacy, or security of any information provided.
  • SIS&T Annual Survey; 2020 User-Satisfaction Survey
    • This survey will be sent to users on the SAALL listserv during the first week of September.
  • Campus Active Directory Survey