University Resources

Center for Educational Innovation (CEI)
CEI provides a number of resources in support of the University's teaching mission, including assessment of student learning.    

Graduate Assessment
Information about the assessment process for graduate programs.

Institution and Program Specialized Accreditation
Contains information about the University's accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), as well as details regarding specific programs that are accredited by their own specialized accrediting body or national professional organization.

Liberal Education
The University of Minnesota and its faculty are committed to providing an education that invites students to investigate the world from new perspectives, learn new ways of thinking, and grow as an active citizen and lifelong learner.  This site includes details and requirements about the University's liberal education curriculum.

Orientation & Transition Experiences (OTE) Assessments
Orientation & Transition Experiences offers high-quality, dynamic experiences that cultivate community and empower students to champion their own development and leverage campus resources.  

Student Affairs Assessment
Through ongoing assessment efforts, the Office of Student Affairs has discovered that students benefit from engagement and active participation in numerous ways.  See the impacts assessment has had from multiple offices/programs within student affairs.  

Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Survey
The SERU survey gathers information about student engagement in activities that have been empirically shown to influence student learning and positive educational outcomes, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Writing-Enriched Curriculum (WEC) Model
The WEC model offers a faculty-driven approach to supporting effective and relevant writing and writing instruction within an undergraduate curriculum.