Office of Assessment

Guidelines and Templates

Documents, templates, examples, and other additional useful information about the program assessment process, 7-year external review, classroom assessment techniques and more are presented in this page.


7-Year USM Program Reporting Cycle Updated September 2015

Compliance Assist

How to Access and Navigate in Compliance Assist (PDF) How to Enter Information in Compliance Assist (PDF)

Student Learning Assessment

Phase-in Schedule (PDF) Glossary (PDF)
Program Assessment Plan Template (DOCX) Core Course Assessment Plan Template (DOCX)
Program Outcome Results Template (DOCX) Core Course Outcome Results Template (DOCX)
Assessment Day Rubric - Programs (PDF) Assessment Day Rubric - Core Courses(PDF)
Outcomes and Goals of the University Core (PDF) Tables Used to Summarize Information (DOCX)
Best Practices AY 2012-2013 (PDF) Best Practices AY 2013 - 2014 (PDF)

7-Year Program Review

7 Year Program Review Requirements for Programs Due 2016  (DOCX) Updated September 2015
7-Year Program Review Requirements for Programs Due 2017 (DOCX) Updated September 2015

Institutional Effectiveness

TU Unit Reporting 2015(DOCX)  Tables Used to Summarize Information (DOCX)
Unit Assessment Plan Template (DOCX) Unit Outcome Results Template (DOCX)
Glossary (PDF)  

Other Assessment Tools

Assessment Tools Online & Print Resources

Direct and Indirect Measures/

Evidence of Student Learning (PDF)


Office of Assessment
Administration Building, Room 311-C

Phone: 410-704-2557
Fax: 410-704-6091



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