AAU Campus Climate Survey

As part of a consortium of 33 colleges and universities organized by the Association of American Universities (AAU), Iowa State University conducted The Campus Climate Survey was a web survey that launched on March 1, 2019. The Campus Climate Survey is a revised version of the survey administered in 2015. Content development for the 2015 survey and refinement for the 2019 survey were joint collaborations between Westat and the AAU Survey Design Team (SDT). 


Iowa State released its data from the Association of American Universities (AAU) Campus Climate Survey. Twenty-six AAU members, including Iowa State, and one non-AAU university participated in the survey. The survey focuses on sexual assault, sexual misconduct and sexual harassment. In a three-week period in April 2015, more than 5,200 Iowa State students completed the web-based survey.