2020 Fall Pulse Survey #1

Survey Codebook

N = 15,244


INSTRUCT_HELP Factors that would help with remote instruction (check all that apply)
CLASS_TECHPROB Frequency of technical problems by professor in on-line classes
ATTEND_INPERSON Likelihood of participating in in-person classes if offered
AVAILABILITY_1 Availability of instructors, advisors, staff during business hours
AVAILABILITY_2 Availability of instructors, advisors, staff outside business hours
COVID_INFO Helpful resources to get UC Berkeley information about COVID-19 updates and changes (check all that apply)
MHLTH1 Depression 1 of 2
MHLTH2 Depression 2 of 2
MHLTH3 Anxiety 1 of 2
MHLTH4 Anxiety 2 of 2
MHEALTH_SERVICES_1 Mental health services: Scheduled one-on-one appointment with a counselor
MHEALTH_SERVICES_2 Mental health services: Group counseling by video
MHEALTH_SERVICES_3 Mental health services: Drop-in urgent counseling by phone
MHEALTH_SERVICES_4 Mental health services: Informal, brief online consultation with a counselor
MHEALTH_SERVICES_5 Mental health services: Hotline emergency mental health resources
MHEALTH_SERVICES_6 Mental health services: Online resources available through University Health Services
MHEALTH_SERVICES_7 Mental health services: Community resources outside of UC Berkeley

Instruction



INSTRUCT_HELP
Which of the following would improve your experience with remote instruction as a student?
(Check all that apply)
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
Up-to-date laptop 27.9
1,200
28.4
2,959
28.2
4,159
Wi-Fi hotspot 32.6
1,401
39.8
4,155
37.7
5,556
Webcamera 15.6
671
13.5
1,406
14.1
2,077
External microphone 14.6
628
13.9
1,445
14.1
2,073
Noise-cancelling headphones 37.0
1,592
42.1
4,387
40.6
5,979
Drawing tablet 33.8
1,452
43.9
4,576
40.9
6,028
Private, quiet space for class and/or studying 42.4
1,825
51.8
5,402
49.1
7,227
Easier way to contact professor/GSI 15.8
679
34.2
3,567
28.8
4,246
Easier way to contact advisors or departmental staff 13.4
576
30.1
3,139
25.2
3,715
Recordings of classes 32.3
1,388
52.2
5,450
46.4
6,838
I am not taking any courses by remote instruction 10.6
454
.3
27
3.3
481

CLASS_TECHPROB
How often has an instructor had technical problems or issues during your classes?
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: Every week 27.0
1,083
30.5
3,268
29.5
4,351
2: A few times a month 25.5
1,024
28.2
3,022
27.5
4,046
3: Infrequently 39.3
1,580
36.6
3,919
37.3
5,499
4: Never 8.2
331
4.7
503
5.7
834
(Seen but unanswered) -
12
-
21
-
33
(Not seen/Off path) -
454
-
27
-
481
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

ATTEND_INPERSON
In the event that one or more of your classes were to offer an in-person option at some point during the Fall term, how likely is it that you would participate by attending in-person?
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I definitely would 23.9
963
21.0
2,248
21.8
3,211
2: I probably would 21.1
848
21.5
2,302
21.4
3,150
3: I probably would not 26.5
1,065
27.7
2,963
27.3
4,028
4: I definitely would not 28.5
1,147
29.9
3,203
29.5
4,350
(Seen but unanswered) -
7
-
17
-
24
(Not seen/Off path) -
454
-
27
-
481
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

AVAILABILITY_1
Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements:
Instructors, academic advisors, and departmental staff are available when I need them during regular working hours (Pacific Time)
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: Agree strongly 61.4
2,459
52.1
5,212
54.8
7,671
2: Agree somewhat 33.5
1,342
41.9
4,191
39.5
5,533
3: Disagree somewhat 4.1
165
4.8
476
4.6
641
4: Disagree strongly 1.0
40
1.2
121
1.1
161
5: Don't know/Not applicable -
406
-
578
-
984
(Seen but unanswered) -
72
-
182
-
254
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

AVAILABILITY_2
Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements:
Instructors, academic advisors, and departmental staff are available when I need them outside of regular working hours (Pacific Time)
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: Agree strongly 28.4
904
17.9
1,524
20.8
2,428
2: Agree somewhat 48.2
1,536
50.9
4,330
50.2
5,866
3: Disagree somewhat 17.9
570
23.7
2,018
22.1
2,588
4: Disagree strongly 5.5
174
7.4
631
6.9
805
5: Don't know/Not applicable -
1,195
-
1,977
-
3,172
(Seen but unanswered) -
105
-
280
-
385
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244


Health and Well-being



COVID_INFO_1
Which of the following do you find helpful to get UC Berkeley information about COVID-19 updates and changes?
(Check all that apply)
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
COVID-19 Resources and Support website at coronavirus.berkeley.edu 28.5
1,253
28.2
2,987
28.3
4,240
Response & Recovery emails (message from leadership, weekly COVID-19 dashboard, recovery updates) 68.2
3,002
67.1
7,102
67.4
10,104
Campus Conversations (webinars with campus leadership) 10.0
438
8.6
914
9.0
1,352
Other Cal students 33.1
1,455
46.8
4,955
42.8
6,410
Social media 26.8
1,181
50.1
5,304
43.3
6,485
UC Berkeley professors or instructors 40.0
1,761
42.0
4,449
41.4
6,210
Daily Cal 11.3
497
14.4
1,523
13.5
2,020
None of the above 5.6
248
4.2
443
4.6
691

MHLTH1
Over the last 7 days, how often have you been bothered by having little interest or pleasure in doing things?
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
0: Not at all 30.9
1,379
24.0
2,564
26.0
3,943
1: Several days 43.1
1,925
41.6
4,453
42.1
6,378
2: More than half the days 14.2
634
16.0
1,708
15.4
2,342
3: Nearly every day 11.7
524
18.4
1,972
16.5
2,496
(Seen but unanswered) -
22
-
63
-
85
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHLTH2
Over the last 7 days, how often have you been bothered by feeling down, depressed, or hopeless?
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
0: Not at all 33.8
1,506
31.6
3,376
32.2
4,882
1: Several days 43.3
1,931
40.2
4,304
41.1
6,235
2: More than half the days 12.1
542
13.5
1,443
13.1
1,985
3: Nearly every day 10.8
482
14.7
1,573
13.6
2,055
(Seen but unanswered) -
23
-
64
-
87
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHLTH3
Over the last 7 days, how often have you been bothered by feeling nervous, anxious, or on edge?
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
0: Not at all 20.5
912
20.4
2,175
20.4
3,087
1: Several days 45.0
2,002
40.4
4,314
41.8
6,316
2: More than half the days 17.6
782
18.2
1,937
18.0
2,719
3: Nearly every day 17.0
755
21.0
2,243
19.8
2,998
(Seen but unanswered) -
33
-
91
-
124
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHLTH4
Over the last 7 days, how often have you been bothered by not being able to stop or control worrying?
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
0: Not at all 37.3
1,659
33.3
3,553
34.5
5,212
1: Several days 38.2
1,699
35.1
3,742
36.0
5,441
2: More than half the days 13.3
591
14.7
1,573
14.3
2,164
3: Nearly every day 11.3
502
16.9
1,798
15.2
2,300
(Seen but unanswered) -
33
-
94
-
127
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHEALTH_SERVICES_1
Which of the following mental health services have you used or would you consider using in the future?
- Scheduled one-on-one appointment with a counselor - either video visit or by phone
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I have used or currently use 24.4
1,073
14.2
1,503
17.2
2,576
2: I would consider using this service if I needed it 43.0
1,892
46.6
4,929
45.5
6,821
3: I don't know enough about this service to say 13.6
600
17.8
1,878
16.5
2,478
4: I have no need for this service 19.1
840
21.4
2,265
20.7
3,105
(Seen but unanswered) -
79
-
185
-
264
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHEALTH_SERVICES_2
Which of the following mental health services have you used or would you consider using in the future?
- Group counseling by video
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I have used or currently use 2.1
93
1.8
186
1.9
279
2: I would consider using this service if I needed it 20.8
904
21.6
2,260
21.4
3,164
3: I don't know enough about this service to say 31.4
1,362
34.4
3,598
33.5
4,960
4: I have no need for this service 45.6
1,978
42.2
4,417
43.2
6,395
(Seen but unanswered) -
147
-
299
-
446
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHEALTH_SERVICES_3
Which of the following mental health services have you used or would you consider using in the future?
- Drop-in urgent counseling by phone
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I have used or currently use 2.3
99
2.9
301
2.7
400
2: I would consider using this service if I needed it 37.0
1,600
37.9
3,960
37.6
5,560
3: I don't know enough about this service to say 21.2
919
24.7
2,583
23.7
3,502
4: I have no need for this service 39.5
1,712
34.5
3,603
36.0
5,315
(Seen but unanswered) -
154
-
313
-
467
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHEALTH_SERVICES_4
Which of the following mental health services have you used or would you consider using in the future?
- Informal, brief online consultation with a counselor
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I have used or currently use 4.7
203
4.5
472
4.6
675
2: I would consider using this service if I needed it 45.9
1,992
47.2
4,941
46.8
6,933
3: I don't know enough about this service to say 20.1
874
21.7
2,276
21.3
3,150
4: I have no need for this service 29.3
1,273
26.6
2,782
27.4
4,055
(Seen but unanswered) -
142
-
289
-
431
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHEALTH_SERVICES_5
Which of the following mental health services have you used or would you consider using in the future?
- Hotline emergency mental health resources
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I have used or currently use 1.0
45
2.0
206
1.7
251
2: I would consider using this service if I needed it 32.6
1,414
36.5
3,824
35.4
5,238
3: I don't know enough about this service to say 19.8
856
21.4
2,236
20.9
3,092
4: I have no need for this service 46.6
2,017
40.2
4,204
42.0
6,221
(Seen but unanswered) -
152
-
290
-
442
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHEALTH_SERVICES_6
Which of the following mental health services have you used or would you consider using in the future?
- Online resources (articles, assessments, videos, self-help tools) available through University Health Services
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I have used or currently use 6.8
297
6.0
635
6.3
932
2: I would consider using this service if I needed it 38.6
1,680
42.7
4,492
41.5
6,172
3: I don't know enough about this service to say 23.1
1,007
23.1
2,423
23.1
3,430
4: I have no need for this service 31.4
1,367
28.2
2,961
29.1
4,328
(Seen but unanswered) -
133
-
249
-
382
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244

MHEALTH_SERVICES_7
Which of the following mental health services have you used or would you consider using in the future?
- Community resources outside of UC Berkeley
TYPE
Graduate
Undergrad
ROW
TOTAL
1: I have used or currently use 14.0
607
9.5
999
10.8
1,606
2: I would consider using this service if I needed it 33.4
1,454
34.9
3,668
34.5
5,122
3: I don't know enough about this service to say 27.0
1,173
29.3
3,084
28.6
4,257
4: I have no need for this service 25.7
1,116
26.2
2,758
26.1
3,874
(Seen but unanswered) -
134
-
251
-
385
COL TOTAL 100.0
4,484
100.0
10,760
100.0
15,244