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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:

Office of Assessment and Institutional Research

1555 Poydras Street
Suite 914
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504-247-1231

Assessment Resources


Resources for Unit Assessment Plans

The following resources are designed to assist you with developing department/program mission statements; learning outcomes and goals; and identifying assessment methods to measure those outcomes.

Mission Statement Primer

Learning Outcomes

Assessment Plan FAQs

Academic Program Assessment Plan Template

Administrative Unit Assessment Plan Template

Assessment Plan Rubric


Assessment Periodicals

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education

Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice

Assessment Update

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability

Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness (JAIE)

Journal of Student Affairs Inquiry

Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation (PARE)

Research & Practice in Assessment


Organizations & Initiatives

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)

Association for Institutional Research (AIR)

National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)

New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN)

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)

Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL) 

Virginia Assessment Group (VAG)



Assessment Related Conferences & Meetings

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)
Charlotte, NC
October 8-11, 2016

Assessment Institute in Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN
October 16-18, 2016

Library Assessment Conference
Arlington, VA
October 31 - November 2, 2016

Virginia Assessment Group (VAG)
Richmond, VA  
November 16-18, 2016

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Atlanta, GA
December 3-6, 2016

AAC&U General Education and Assessment Conference
Phoenix, AZ
February 23-25, 2017

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
San Antonio, TX
April 27-May 1, 2017

National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
San Antonio, TX
April 26-30, 2017

Annual Student Affairs Research Symposium
Division of Student Affairs, University of Michigan

Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Annual Forum
Washington, DC
May 29-June 2, 2017

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)
Louisville, KY
June 12-14, 2017

NASPA Assessment and Persistence Conference


Assessment Resources

AAC&U Assessment Resources

Assessment Commons: Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment


Classroom Assessment Techniques

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) Brown Bag discuss with CELT


Assessment Newsletter

Assessment Matters  Volume 1, Issue 1  Winter 2012


1555 Poydras Street, Suite 914, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-247-1231