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Student learning takes many forms

Office of Assessment

Our goal is to guide assessment at Santa Clara University with a focus on the improvement of student learning.

The Office of Assessment:
  • Collaborates with faculty, staff, students, and administrators to develop meaningful assessment of student learning
  • Assists programs in all stages of the assessment process
  • Helps develop manageable and meaningful assessment processes
  • Communicates evidence of student learning and development

What is Assessment?

“Assessment is the systematic collection, review, and use of information about educational programs undertaken for the purpose of improving student learning and development.” - Palomba and Banta, 1999