Detailed Information for Institution Contacts

The success of the SED as the definitive census of U.S. research doctorate recipients relies on the support of graduate schools to facilitate its survey administration. In this section, you will find important data collection information needed for successful SED administration.

Click here to view the 2021 SED Job Aid that describes SED materials, key dates in the data collection cycle, instructions for submitting SED data, and best practices to ensure a high response rate.

(Click here to view the SED Job Aid in Spanish.)

Click here to view the 2020 SED Job Aid that describes SED materials, key dates in the data collection cycle, instructions for submitting SED data, and best practices to ensure a high response rate.

(Click here to view the SED Job Aid in Spanish.)