IU Bloomington Campus Climate Survey Results

IU Bloomington 2019 results

Approximately half of the student population on the IU Bloomington campus (19,939) was invited in spring 2019 to complete a climate survey on sexual misconduct, assault, and related issues.

Survey results confirm the vital importance of IU’s continuing commitment to combatting these serious issues, which affect a significant number of students—both before and while they are attending college.

Key findings

82%think sexual misconduct is a problem on campus

92%think sexual misconduct is a problem throughout society

89%feel safe on campus

78%feel safe in the area surrounding campus

74% of participants feel they can do something about sexual misconduct

81%feel the university would take a report of sexual misconduct seriously

72%feel the university would protect someone making a report from retaliation

72%feel the university would ensure due process and a fair investigation

Of these assaults, 28% occurred on campus (residence hall, outside, or other on-campus building), 10% occured at a fraternity or sorority facility, and 55% occurred off campus (residence, off-campus outside, bar, club or restaurant). This data is for assaults with completed penetration only and does not include information about assaults with attempted penetration.

Results and data

While the data is not a complete representation of the experiences of all undergraduate and graduate students at IU Bloomington, it is important to our understanding of experiences and perceptions on campus. 

Complete data and a summary of key findings will be provided in the full campus climate survey report, which will be released in early 2020.