Outcomes Assessment

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness supports the University’s commitment to institutional effectiveness and continuous improvement.  This commitment is demonstrated by the university’s outcomes assessment processes of its educational programs, academic support services, and administrative operations.   Specifically the university strives through its outcomes assessment processes to be in compliance with SACSCOC Comprehensive Standard 8.2 as defined by The Principles of Accreditation:

The institution identifies expected outcomes, assesses the extent to which it achieves these outcomes, and provides evidence of seeking improvement based on analysis of the results in the areas below:

8.2.a.  student learning outcomes for each of its educational programs
8.2.b.  student learning outcomes for collegiate-level general education competencies of its undergraduate degree programs
8.2.c.  academic and student services that support student success

Academic Units – Student Learning Outcome (SLO) Reports

    Academic Units – Curriculum Mapping Templates

    Academic Units – Curriculum Mapping Training Modules


    Administrative and Academic/Student Support Services – Outcomes Assessment Reports (OAR)


    visit the UofL Research & Innovation website to learn more about assessment metrics

    Community Engagement

    visit the Office of Community Engagement's website to learn more about outcomes assessment



    For additional tools, references, and articles see the Resources page.