Undergraduate Family Social Support Scale

Undergraduate Family Social Support Scale
Nadel (2014)
My Closest Family Member . . .
1. asks me how my friends are doing
2. offers advice whenever I need it
3. supports me in all the things I do
4. finds ways to make me feel better
5. asks me if I have enough money
6. asks me if I have a lot of assignments due
7. asks me about my plans after graduation
8. is willing to help me with school assignments
9. asks me if I am eating healthy
10. is always there for me when I need them
11. and I can talk about anything
12. asks me if I have enough money to pay my bills
13. gives me money for personal items
14. asks me if I am keeping up with my assignments
15. asks me how my classes are going
16. gives me advice about my relationships at school
17. calls/texts me on a regular basis
18. tells me about how things are going back home
19. asks me how I am handling stress
20. asks me about my academic goals
21. asks me about my grades
22. asks me how my relationship with my friends are
23. buys me groceries
24. asks me if I like my classes
25. supports my decision to attend college
26. treats me as an adult
27. gives me financial support when I need it
28. tells me that they love me
29. helps me pay for my school textbooks
30. asks me if I like my professors
31. buys me new clothes when I need them
32. asks me about what is going on in my life
33. helps me pay for my school expenses
34. asks me about my plans this weekend
35. talks with me about my future plans
36. pays for my school supplies
37. sends me messages to cheer me up
38. asks me if I am communicating with people at home
39. puts money in my bank account
40. asks me if I have been taking care of myself
41. asks me if I am dating anyone
42. asks me about any upcoming tests
43. is someone who I always look to for advice
44. tells me I am smart when I’m struggling with classes
45. asks me if my classes interests me
46. asks me for my opinion on different issues
47. gives me money so I can go out with my friends
48. asks me about my future exams
49. asks me what events I am going/have gone to
50. helps me pay for transportation
51. offers a shoulder for me to cry on
1=Completely Disagree‚ 2=Disagree‚ 3=Somewhat Disagree‚ 4=Somewhat Agree‚ 5=Agree‚ 6= Completely Agree
Personal Issues: Relationships (1‚ 22‚ 41)‚ Respect (11‚ 26‚ 46)‚ Gives Advice (2‚ 16‚ 43)‚ Communication (17‚ 18‚ 38)‚ Support (3‚ 10‚ 51)‚ Love/Care (4‚ 28‚ 37)‚ Inquires about life outside of school (32‚ 34‚ 49)‚ Physical/Mental Health (9‚ 19‚ 40); Financial Issues: School Expenses (29‚ 33‚ 36)‚ Gas/Groceries/Bills (12‚ 23‚ 50)‚ Need for Money (5‚ 27‚ 39)‚ Personal Items (13‚ 31‚ 47); Academic Issues: Inquiry about Progress (15‚ 21‚ 42)‚ Shows Support (8‚ 25‚ 44)‚ Class Satisfaction (24‚ 30‚45)‚ Workload (6‚ 14‚ 48)‚ Future Goals (7‚ 20‚ 35).

Nadel‚ Sarah. (2014). Developing a Social Support Measurement Instrument: A Methodological Approach to Measuring Undergraduate Perceptions of Social Support. Ohio State University. ma‎ster of Arts Thesis