Student Affairs Office of Research and Assessment

Important Links

The following links will provide you with a wealth of resources and information appropriate to assessment in higher education, and specifically, to assessment's application in Student Affairs.


Assessment Instruments

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University Learning Outcomes Assessment (UniLOA) - a nationally normed instrument measuring student growth, learning and development along the seven domains of Critical Thinking, Self-Awareness, Communication, Diversity, Citizenship, Membership/Leadership, and Relationships.



The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is designed to obtain, on an annual basis, information from scores of colleges and universities nationwide about student participation and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development.


Assessment Resources

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North Carolina State University's Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment


The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association accrediting agency


The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) was founded to implement several profession-wide initiatives, with emphasis on the development and promulgation of professional standards.



National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Knowledge Community


ACPA: College Student Educators International

College Student Educators International Commission for Assessment and Evaluation


Assessment Websites

Academic Affairs Assessment and Accreditation Website


NCA 2010

Indiana State University's 2010 North Central Association's Reaccreditation Website


An argument for the integrated use of all of higher education's resources

in the education and preparation of the whole student.