Assessment Resources

Welcome to the Office of Academic Assessment

Providing information, guidance and support to facilitate assessment that is meaningful, useful, and efficient with the ultimate goal of continuous improvement of student learning.

Our office assists units across campus in their asseessment of student learning.  From developing learning outcomes, to designing assessment plans and developing assessment tools, to discussing and making use of their data, our office is here to provide information and support.

Mission and Goals

Assessment Strategic Plan


It's been submitted! UW-Whitewater has been preparing for our upcoming reaccreditation visit from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), scheduled for October 4-7, 2015. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators from units across campus discussed the criteria for accreditation and submitted information for our assurance argument. The assurance argument was submitted to HLC on Sept. 1!

To learn more about the HLC reaccreditation process and the criteria for accreditation, click here to go to the HLC website.

Click here to view the final Assurance Argument for the HLC 2015 Visit.


Dr. Joan Littlefield Cook

Director of Academic Assessment
Direct Line: 262-472-1530
Main Office: 262-472-1806
Location: Heide 450E 

Current Events

2014-2015 SOAS Results

Results and reports are now available for the 2014-2015 Common Items from the Senior Outcomes Assessment Survey (SOAS). Please view these results here. Additional results for individual program questions and text responses should be sent to program coordinators by the end of July 2015 if applicable. 

Audit & Review Self Study App

The Audit & Review Self Study Application is now available for use. Academic Assessment and iCIT teamed up to develop this application to increase the ease and efficiency of submitting, maintaining, and viewing self-study reports. Please check it out on our A&R Webpage.