Center for Survey Research

Penn State Harrisburg, Center for Survey Research

The Penn State Poll: An Omnibus Poll of Pennsylvania


The Penn State Poll is fielded twice per year: once in the spring and once in the fall.  See below for details about the spring 2018 Poll schedule.


Spring 2018 Penn State Poll Schedule*

Deadline to indicate interest: January 22

Finalized questions: by February 2

Determine reporting needs: by February 7

CSR sends letter of agreement to sponsor: by February 7

Sponsor returns signed letter of agreement: by February 21

IRB application approved (if applicable): by February 21

Data collection period: February/March/April

Methods report and dataset to sponsor: by May 16

Additional reporting/deliverables: TBD

*CSR reserves the right to adjust the schedule as necessary.