Assessment Resources

Emphasis on assessing campus-based civic engagement efforts is growing. Building assessment into program development ensures ongoing quality improvement and helps institutions target resources for maximum effectiveness. Tracking results also allows campuses to communicate effectively about the impact of their programs on student learning and community life.

Finding effective and practical approaches to assessment can seem overwhelming, however. Assessment can include examining impact on institutions, communities, students, faculty, and partnerships. Where do you begin? What are the priorities? Following are resources to help get you started, including planning resources and tools for specific stakeholder groups.


Assessment Tools by Area



For Faculty

For Students

For Institutions

Planning and Development