SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE CDS FOR 2008-09
The items listed below are shaded in yellow throughout the spreadsheet's worksheets.
CHANGED ITEMS
C8C: Add a column so SAT essay and ACT essay gathered separately:
Indicate how your institution will use the SAT essay or ACT essay component: check all that apply.
SAT Essay ACT Essay
For admission
For placement
For advising
In place of an application essay
As a validity check on the application essay
No college policy as of now
Not using essay component
F1: Percentage of first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking students and degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled in Fall 2008 who fit the following categories.
F4: Add two housing check-offs: Wellness housing and theme housing.
CDS H15.  If your institution has recently implemented any major financial aid policy, program, or initiative to make your institution more affordable to incoming students such as replacing loans with grants, or waiving costs for families below a certain income level please provide details below
PERMANENTLY DELETED OR TEMPORARILY DISCONTINUED ITEMS
C20 Common Application Question removed.
E4-E8 The "Library Collections" section has been removed until a new Academic Libraries Survey is in the field.