Gettysburg College Withdrawal Questionnaire

Please take 5-10 minutes to complete the questionnaire. All responses are strictly confidential.

Full Name:


College ID#:



1. Please tell us the primary reason that led you to withdraw from Gettysburg College:



2. Do you intend to transfer to another college?
Yes No Not sure

Have you applied to other colleges?
Yes No

Were you admitted?
Yes No N/A

Write the name of the college you will be attending:


If not sure, list the college(s) you are considering:


3. To what extent was the information provided to you (prior to your enrollment) descriptive of the College as you have experienced so far?
A. Not descriptive B. Somewhat descriptive C. Mostly descriptive D. Completely descriptive

If you selected “A. Not descriptive”, please explain the difference:

4. Please indicate your satisfaction/dissatisfaction with certain aspects of the College. Also indicate to what extent these factors contributed to your decision to withdraw from the College.

Satisfaction                  |                       A factor for withdrawal?


Prestige of the College: Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Pursue an academic      --------------N/A-------------- | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
major/program not
offered at Gettysburg:


Challenge level of the      --------------N/A-------------- | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
coursework -- too high:


Challenge level of the      --------------N/A-------------- | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
coursework -- too low :

Overall intellectual         Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
atmosphere:


Availability of courses:   Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Faculty advising:           Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Quality of teaching:       Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Availability of                Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
professors:


Academic support          Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
services: (e. g.,
academic advising office,
registrar’s office)

Academic facilities:        Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Desire to take a            --------------N/A-------------- | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
break from studies:


Personal substance        --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
abuse:


Experienced stress,        --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
anxiety, or depression:


Family obligations/        --------------N/A-------------- | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
Needed at home:


Residence                    Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
accommodations:


Racial, sexual or            --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
other harassment:


Social opportunities       Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
of interest to me:


Seek others with            --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
compatible interests:


Extra-curricular              Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
opportunities:
(e. g., clubs)

Leadership                    Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
opportunities:


Alcohol use on campus: Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Drug use on campus:    Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Cultural diversity of       Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
the student body:


Respect & acceptance    Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
shown by students
towards one another:

Respect & acceptance    Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
shown by faculty/staff
towards students:


Greek life environment: Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Financial aid:                Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Cost of attending this     --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
college:


Family financial              --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
circumstances:


Debt concern:                --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Want metropolitan area: --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor


Want to attend a college --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
closer to home:


Want to attend a larger   --------------N/A--------------| High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
institution:


Other:                          Satisfied Dissatisfied | High Factor Moderate Factor Low Factor Not a Factor
Please specify:


5. Please elaborate on the factor(s) you indicated on Question 4, and provide any additional comments: