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Assessment Overview


Welcome to the homepage for assessment in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of New Mexico. Below, you may find important deadlines for the year as well as templates to help you with reporting. If you are interested in available reporting templates and rubrics or in learning more about assessment, please go to the Resources page.

If you have any questions, please contact the current Special Assistant to the Dean for Assessment, Todd Ruecker, at

Plans and Reports

Assessment Plans: accepted at any time

Note: These should include Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and be posted on your website once approved.  Links to templates may be found below.

General Education Reports Due: Friday, September 30, 2016

Note: GenEd reports should cover the 2015-2016 academic year.  Everyone should plan to submit a report this September; after this round, we should be moving to a 3-year rotation.

Degree Program Reports Due: Friday, December 2, 2016

Note: Program reports should cover the 2015-2016 academic year.  These reports should be submitted every year.

Submit reports by emailing attachments to


Fall 2016

Introduction to Assessment at UNM: October 17 1:00-1:50 in Ortega 335

Developing Assessment Measures: October 17 2:00-2:30 in Ortega 335

Spring 2017

Developing Assessment Measures: Monday, March 20 2:30-4:00 in A&S Dean's Conference Room (just north of the Dean's Office in Ortega)

Writing Better Student Learning Outcomes: Friday, April 7 1:00-2:30 in Ortega 335

Templates and Rubrics

If you are looking for templates and rubrics, please visit the Resources page.