Contacted for a web survey?

If you were contacted by the UWSC to complete a web survey we greatly appreciate you taking the time to help with this important research.  Below you will find a chronological list of our web surveys. Please locate the survey you were invited to and within the project description you will find a link to that survey where you can then enter the pass code you received in your letter or email. If you have any difficulties finding the survey you were invited to or entering your pass code, please email for assistance.

  • Wisconsin Farmers Retirement Study

    Researchers at UW-La Crosse and UW-Madison are conducting the Wisconsin Farmer Retirement Study to learn more about how Wisconsin farmers are planning for the continuation of their farm and retirement or semi-retirement, as well as their interactions with the Social Security Administration.

  • Madison Area Lakes Water Quality Study

    The Madison Area Lakes Water Quality Study aims to understand Dane County residents’ use of the Madison area lakes and their attitudes towards water quality. The study is being conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Participants were randomly selected from all addresses in Dane County.

  • City of Madison Parks and Open Space Plan Resident Study

    The Madison Parks Division is updating the Park and Open Space Plan (POSP) for 2025-2030. This study seeks to learn about your thoughts about what you love most about Madison’s parks and open spaces, and what you would like to change. The purpose of the POSP is to serve as a long-range planning guide for decisions made by City Boards and Commissions, City agencies and staff. It is a tool used to guide decisions for a variety of park and open space issues such as city policies, park purchases, facility development, and park funding. The POSP is also required for Madison Parks to be eligible for Federal and State grants.

  • WisconSays

    WisconSays is an online panel of adults from all over the state of Wisconsin who were scientifically selected to answer questions about their attitudes, experiences, and thoughts about important issues facing Wisconsin and the United States. In appreciation of their time and effort, WisconSays members receive points for completing surveys. These points are redeemed for electronic gift cards or cash. By participating in surveys, WisconSays members help researchers and others gain a better understanding of lives of Wisconsinites, including what they think about and what they care about.

  • Wisconsin Food Pantries

    This study seeks to learn about the way food pantries in Wisconsin operate, their ability to meet the needs of pantry visitors, and their experiences with and impressions of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

  • The National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD)

    The National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) is a federally-mandated evaluation of the use of independent living services by foster youth in Wisconsin and a measure of the state's performance in preparing youth for their transition from foster care to independent living.

  • Wisconsin’s Dental Hygienist Workforce Survey

    The goal of this survey is to assess the current capacity of the state’s dental hygienist workforce. The results of this survey will be used to inform the development of programs that seek to improve the capacity of the dental hygienist workforce throughout the state, so the oral health needs of Wisconsinites are met.

  • Longitudinal Study of Generations (LSOG)

    The Longitudinal Study of Generations is contacting previous participants and inviting the fifth generation of participating families into the study. For over 50 years the Longitudinal Study of Generations has been exploring how families transmit culture, values, and beliefs across multiple generations. Researchers are interested in how interfamily relationships affect values, beliefs, health, and well-being over time. The University of Wisconsin Survey Center is honored to administer this important study.

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