The Student Affairs Assessment Process


An image of the Student affairs cyclical assessment process

Student learning assessment is a cyclical process:

1. Identify/ Revisit Program Goals/ Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

  • Determine what students should and be able to do because of a program or service. 

2. Design Programs and Services to meet these goals and SLOs.

  • These are your offices' resources, events (both active and passive)

3. Identify the best assessment method.


4. Implement the Programs and Services.

5. Collect and Analyze the Data

6. Tell your story! 

  • This includes outcomes and any changes you plan to implement