Survey Participation

Participate in CUPA-HR Surveys

CUPA-HR collects data on salaries for administrators, faculty, professionals and staff, as well as on healthcare and other benefits. Plan now to participate by providing your institution's data!

We collect data for the following surveys:

  • Administrators in Higher Education Survey
  • Faculty in Higher Education Survey
  • Professionals in Higher Education Survey
  • Staff in Higher Education Survey
  • Benefits in Higher Education Survey

Data collection for the 2018-2019 surveys will begin November 1, 2018.

New to CUPA-HR Surveys?

3 Reasons to Participate
  1. CUPA-HR is the source for the most reliable and comprehensive higher ed salary and benefits data available. Join the more than 1,300 institutions that contribute annually to this important data resource. Learn more.
  2. At the heart of every great strategy is the data to back it up. When you participate, the data you pull for reports in DataOnDemand includes  your institution's data as well.
  3. When you participate, you save! We offer deep discounts (up to 60% off) on reports and DataOnDemand to our participants. See individual Results and DataOnDemand for pricing information.
Data Anonymity Statement

Our Data Anonymity Statement provides an overview of the safeguards we have in place to ensure that our data is anonymous at both the employee and institutional levels.

Complete an Interest Form

If your institution is new to CUPA-HR surveys, please complete our interest form. If you are already a survey data provider and want to let us know you'll be participating in this year's collection, please follow the instructions further down the page.

Participation Details

Update Your Institution's Survey Data Providers

Survey providers are those individuals who authorized to complete surveys on behalf of your institution. If you have an update, please complete our Survey Data Provider Change Form.

Log in to Confirm Your Participation/Provide Data - November 1

Data collection will open on November 1. At that time, you can follow these steps to confirm your participation or upload your data.

1. Log in to Surveys Online, Our Data Collection Platform

After you’ve logged in:

  1. Select the Surveys tab
  2. Click the Surveys menu
  3. Click “Go” next to the survey for which you’ll provide data
  4. If you’ve not already done so, check the box for “My institution will complete this survey”
  5. Begin to collect and input your data using the Survey Participation Integrated Template (link provided above and also available in the Downloads section of Surveys Online).

2. Let Us Know That You Plan to Provide Data for the Survey

When you let us know that you plan to provide data – step 4 above – we can send you instructions and reminders as we approach the deadline and alert you to any changes.

3. Collect and Input Your Data

4. Check your survey completed when finished

Have Questions?

Ask Research. We are happy to assist in any way we can. Please send your question or request using our Ask Research form.

Ask Other Participants. You can ask questions of other survey participants in the Survey Participant and DataOnDemand (DOD) User Group in CUPA-HR's online community. This forum is open to CUPA-HR member and nonmember institutions, although a CUPA-HR website account is required to log in. (Tip: Subscribe to the forum to enable sending and receiving messages via e-mail.)

Do You Have A New Position Suggestion?

New Position Suggestion. Fill out this form to suggest a new position for benchmarking in the CUPA-HR Administrators, Professionals, or Staff Surveys.