UNM Los Alamos

Academic Assessment

Academic Assessment

Academic Assessment


  • CARC meetings 2nd Tuesday of the Month


  • At faculty orientation, Department Chairs will share assessment results with their faculty members
  • Archive: Submit orientation agendas to your One Drive folder


  • Assessment Coordinator submits Academic Program and General Education Assessment Reports and CARC State of Assessment Report to Dean for Maturity Rubric scoring
  • Mentoring Sessions for General Education instructors


  • UNM/HED GE Core course assessments for Fall due to DC


  • Dean submits State of Assessment Report to main campus
  • At faculty orientation, Department Chairs will share assessment results with their faculty members
  • Archive: Submit orientation agendas to your One Drive folder


  • Mentoring Session for General Education instructors


  • UNM/HED GE Core course assessments for Spring due to DC
  • Workshop: General Education and Academic Program Reports
  • DCs complete UNM/HED GE Core Course Reports
  • DCs complete Program Assessment Reports
  • CARC Review of Program Assessment Reports using Maturity Rubric
  • Program Assessment Report entered onto One Drive

Meetings & Workshops

  • DC Monthly Assessment Meeting: Every 1st Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m.
  • CARC Monthly Meeting: Every 1st Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m.
  • WORKSHOP: Academic Program Assessment: May 20, 2016/ May 19, 2017, 8:45–3:00 Room 628 “General Education Reports & Academic Program Assessment Annual Report”

Mentoring Sessions

Around Week 10 of each semester, all General Education instructors will receive an email invitation to course assessment mentoring sessions.

Mentoring Sessions for Adjunct and Core Faculty (by appointment):

  • Fall semester: Week 13–Week 16 (November–December)
  • Spring Semester: Week 13–Week 16 (April–May)

Contact: mickeyl@unm.edu

NM Higher Ed Assessment & Retention Conference

This annual regional conference has grown to include presenters and attendees from all over the country and beyond. It includes internationally well-known keynote speakers as well as pre- and post-conference workshops. Faculty and staff who are involved in assessment-related practices, activities, projects, and initiatives are encouraged to attend and submit proposals to present at the annual NM HEAR Conference. For more information about the NM HEAR Conference, please visit the website. UNM Assessment Connections Retreat The purpose of the Assessment Connections Retreat is to promote a culture of assessment by facilitating discussions and providing a structured and supportive environment for the UNM community to share and collaborate on assessment-related practices, activities, projects, and/or initiatives.

For more information about UNM's Assessment Connections Retreat, please contact the UNM Office of Assessment at (505) 277-4130 or email assess@unm.edu.

General Education Assessment

Submit your reports to your department Chair or by emailing attachments to mickeyl@unm.edu

Fall semester course assessment due to Department Chair: December

Spring semester course assessment due to Department Chair: May

General Education Course Assessment Reports due from Area: June 1

Template for UNM/HED General Education Core Assessment Report

Please note that our New Mexico Higher Education Outcomes Assessmentt Reports are available upon request.

NOTE: Visit the General Ed Core Course Transfer page at the NM Higher Education Department website for additional information.


Templates for Academic Assessment

Academic Program Assessment Report (APAR) v. 2017

Degree Program Core Course Assessment Report Template_2016

Academic Degree Program Assessment Plans

AA Pre-Business_v4-2017

AA Art Studio_v2017

AAS Public Safety_v1-2018

AAS General Studies_v4-2017

AAS Liberal Arts_v4-2017

AAS Applied Technologies_v2017

AAS Business_v4-2017

AAS Environmental Technology_v12-2017

AAS Fire Science_v4-2017

AAS Information Technology_v4-2017

AAS Robotics_v2017

APAP_AAS Office Communications_v9-2017

AS Computer Science_v4-2017

AS Elementary Education_v8-2018

AS EMS_v4-2017

AS Environmental Science_v2017

AS Pre-Engineering_v2017

AS Pre-Professional Health_v12-2018

AS Science_v12-2018

Cert Accounting_v4-2017

Cert Applied Technologies-ElectroMechanical_v2017

Cert Art Studio_v2017

Cert Business_v4-2017

Cert Solar Tech_v2017