Co-Curricular Participation Levels of First-Year students (Fall 2010 vs. Fall 2009)

 

OVERVIEW: Fall 2010 first-year students spent more time studying than the Fall 2009 cohort, and were slightly more engaged off-campus (more likely to do volunteer work in the community).

Fall 2010 first-year students were less engaged on campus (Devil's Den, athletic events, entertainment events, club participation, Learning Center support, visiting a professor, etc.)

 

33-53. During the Fall semester, in which of the following on-campus or CCSU-sponsored activities did you participate? 

This lists activities first-year students were least likely to do (at least once).

BOLD INDICATES DECREASED INVOVLEMENT IN 2010;

ITALICS INDICATE INCREASED INVOLVEMENT

Percent  never attended

(2009)

Percent: only 1-3 times per semester (2009)

Percent  never attended

(2010)

Percent: only 1-3 times per semester (2010)

33.  Attended a talk/lecture (outside of class)

43%

45%

50%

40%

34.  Attended entertainment events on campus (e.g., movies, concerts, comedians)

29%

46%

35%

45%

35.  Hung out in the Student Center

27%

30%

26%

30%

36.  Went to Breakers game room

57%

 

57%

 

37.  Attended CCSU athletic events

39%

34%

42%

33%

38.  Attended and/or participated in recreational or intramural activities?

53%

 

56%

28%

39.  Attended a residence hall sponsored event

48%

31%

54%

29%

40.  Attended a theatrical, musical or artistic performance (on campus or on a campus-related trip)

64%

 

64%

27%

41.  Attended Thursday night events in the Devils' Den

53%

 

64%

 

42.  Attended other on-campus events (e.g., career fair, health fair, majors fair)?

42%

47%

41%

47%

43.  Did volunteer work in the community

62%

 

57%

 

44.  Visited a professor during his/her office hours?

29%

48%

35%

45%

 

Yes (2009)

Yes (2010)

 

 

45.  Did you join/belong to a club or on-campus organization?

47%

42%

 

 

46.  Did you create/form a new on-campus club?

7%

7%

 

 

47.  Did you participate in student government (vote or run for office)?

11%

11%

 

 

48.  Played intercollegiate (NCAA) sports?

11%

15%

 

 

49.  Participated in intramural sports?

25%

22%

 

 

50.  Participated in other recreation or fitness activities at CCSU?

47%

45%

 

 

51.  Visited the club fair (during 2nd week of classes)?

54%

50%

 

 

52.  Went on a “field trip” off-campus with a class?

18%

22%

 

 

53.  Visited the Learning Center or other center for help or support

38%

   33%

 

 

 

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