Academic Assessment

The Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs (OUAA) supports academic assessment at UAA at an institutional level. It partners with the Academic Assessment Committee (AAC) on assessment activities by providing information and resources, professional development opportunities, and support for workshops and seminars. In addition, OUAA provides funding to colleges for academic assessment, archives academic assessment plans and other assessment documents, administers the Annual Academic Assessment Survey, and creates annual academic assessment reports.

Academic Assessment Committee

Academic Assessment Plan Archive

Academic Assessment Reports


Annual Academic Assessment Survey

The Annual Academic Assessment Survey gathers general information about a program's assessment activities and enables UAA to report on the status of assessment activities for institutional, accreditation, and BOR needs and purposes. 

AY14 Annual Academic Assessment Survey
  • Open April 1- June 15
  • Required for all academic programs
  • Only the designated person for each program should complete the survey
  • Results will be available in fall 2014



Share Your Academic Assessment Stories!


Have you discovered innovative ways to collect, analyze, or report on your academic assessment data? Have you used your academic assessment results to make improvements to your program? Do you know of another program doing a great job on integrating assessment into their program improvement processes? If so, please share your academic assessment stories with us using the form below to be featured on our website or in our annual reports. 


2014 UAA Academic Assessment Seminar

September 12, 2014
Library 307
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This year's Academic Assessment Seminar includes a luncheon keynote from guest speaker Dr. Susan Hatfield, Senior Scholar at the Higher Learning Commission and Professor of Communication Studies at Winona State University, a session on general education assessment, and a UAA best practices showcase.

Special Guest Speaker for 2nd Annual Academic Assessment Seminar Announced

We are delighted to announce Dr. Susan Hatfield, Senior Scholar at the Higher Learning Commission and Professor of Communication Studies at Winona State University, as the guest speaker for the 2nd Annual Academic Assessment Seminar on September 12, 2014. Dr. Hatfield has served as Winona State University's Assessment Coordinator for 14 years, has presented at numerous national and international conferences on assessment and student learning, and has worked with many two-year, four-year, and professional schools on developing assessment plans and interpreting assessment data. Read Dr. Hatfield's complete resume and bio here

Please join us at the Annual Academic Assessment Seminar on Friday, September 12, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Library 307.