Assessment Guides & Resources

University Guides to Assessment

HU Guide to Academic Program Student Learning Outcomes Assessment (under revision May 2017 – please check back soon!)
HU Guide to Administrative and Academic and Student Support Unit Assessment (under revision May 2017 – please check back soon!)

Assessment Reporting Structure and Deadlines

Undergraduate Academic Programs
Undergraduate academic programs report the results of program-level student learning outcomes assessment and use of results for program improvement for the most recently completed academic year annually to the Vice President for Academic Affairs by June 15.

Graduate Academic Programs
Graduate academic programs report the results of program-level student learning outcomes assessment and use of results for program improvement for the most recently completed academic year annually to the Vice President for Academic Affairs by September 15.

Academic and Student Support Units & Administrative Units
Academic and Student support units  and administrative units report the results of unit-level assessment and use of results for unit improvement for the most recently completed academic year annually to their respective area Vice President by June 1.

At Hollins, departments and offices in the Finance and Administration, Institutional Advancement, and Enrollment and Marketing areas are classified as administrative units.  Departments and offices in the Student Affairs and Academic Affairs areas are classified as academic and student support units.

University faculty members, staff, and administrators are encouraged to  contact Katie Read, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, for help with planning, executing, and reporting on their assessments.