University Assessment Committee

The purpose of the University Assessment Committee is to support the process of continual self-evaluation and improvement across all academic and administrative units at The University of Southern Mississippi. The committee's primary responsibility is to ensure that the institution complies with the Principles of Accreditation for Quality Enhancement published by the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools with regards to assessment as stated in Comprehensive Standard 3.3.1:

3.3.1. The institution identifies expected outcomes, assesses the extent to which it achieves these outcomes, and provides evidence of improvement based on analysis of the results in each of the following areas: (Institutional Effectiveness) educational programs, to include student learning outcomes administrative support services educational support services research within its educational mission, if appropriate community/public service within its educational mission, if appropriate


Membership 2016-2017


Annual Committee Report

UAC Policy Regarding Academic Programs Participation
in the University-Wide Assessment Process

Assessment Showcase

Meeting Time and Location


UAC Member Resources

2015-2016 UAC Reviewer Rubric - Academic Certificate

2015-2016 UAC Reviewer Rubric - Academic Program

Instructions for UAC Review - 1st Phase 

Instructions for UAC Review - 2nd Phase  

Reviewer Training