Degree Program Assessment Overview

Any Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program requires an assessment plan and a report. Reports are due yearly, emailed as attachments to  More details are provided below.

Deadline for Academic Year 2022-2023 program dataThursday December 15, 2022

  • What do departments have to do?  Departments need to have an assessment plan on file for every degree program and submit assessment report(s) annually. Please attend a workshop or email if you do not know if your program has a plan. Plans should be updated at least every 5 years.
  • What do I submit? A separate assessment report is due for each program every year in December. Click here for the .pdf template. Click here for the MS Word template. 
  • When do I submit?  Deadline is Thursday December 15, 2022 for all programs.
  • How do I submit? Click here for a 4 minute video overview of how to submit assessment plans and reports.
  • Where do I submit? Email your department’s program reports as attachments to
  • Where do I get help?  Workshops on program assessment are available in the Fall semester.  See below for dates and times.  You may also email for help.

 Visit the Office of Assessment UNM Academic Degree Definition page for additional info.