The SFCC Office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OPIE) routinely administers surveys to students and employees.  Conducting surveys is a useful way of gathering insight into what is important to our campus community and allows us to:

  • Measure engagement
  • Give the campus community a voice
  • Increase engagement
  • Direct organizational growth
  • Benchmark results



Survey Name Frequency Timing
IDEA Course Evaluations every semester at course conclusion
Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) every 4 years April
Community College Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (CCFSSE) every 4 years April
College Employee Satisfaction Survey (CESS) every year March
Graduation Survey every year May
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE) every 4 years September
Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) every 4 years March



Additionally, OPIE offers survey development and administration for special requests as approved.


For more information, please contact Julie Gallegos, Director of Planning and Quality, 505-428-1520,

SFCC & HEC Closed Due to Weather: Saturday, Feb. 23

Based on the road conditions and forecasts regarding weather in our area, SFCC and the Santa Fe Higher Education Center will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 23. No on or off campus classes or activities will be held, and no labs or other student services will be available. TAX-AIDE at the HEC will not be available.