Assessment and Reporting

As a Division, we undertake assessment to evaluate and improve our programs, resources and services—it’s in our strategic plan.

Interested in using assessment to improve your Student Affairs practice? You're in the right place!

Goal five of the SMU Student Affairs strategic plan is to strengthen data-informed decision-making by implementing intentional assessment and responsible fiscal stewardship. Browse the contents of the Definitive Online Space for SMU Student Affairs Assessment by clicking the button below to learn more about the data- and assessment-driven mission in the Division of Student Affairs.

In particular, use the Definitive Online Space to access to Assessment & Reporting:

  • Basics, including information, timelines and guidance to understand, plan for and fulfill your yearly assessment and annual reporting requirements
  • Training, including links to register for in-person and online assessment training within the Division
  • Resources, including a learning library and links to Division- and University-level strategic planning documents 


Need assessment support?

Contact Director for Student Affairs Assessment and Analytics, Dr. Kim Nelson Pryor, at, or submit a request on the Staff Resources and Support webpage.