Replant Day is coordinated by the Replant committee, part of the Student Government Association at Texas A&M University. It is a one day environment service project open to all Texas A&M students, providing them an avenue for environmental service by participating in a yearly tree planting event throughout the Bryan/College Station community. The attached report summarizes the results of the survey used to assess participants' experiences with Replant Day held on October 17, 2016.
Residence Life provides a variety of housing options for approximately 10,000 undergraduates, graduates, and members of the Corps of Cadets each year; 7,500 of these students live in traditional residence halls and apartments and 2,500 in the Corps of Cadets. Residence Life wanted to explore how living on-campus contributed to students’ experience at Texas A&M University. These results will be used by Residence Life to make improvements to the on-campus learning experience. Spring 2017 was the second year that Student Life Studies had assisted Residence Life with this assessment project.
Residence Life wanted to explore how living on-campus contributed to students’ experience at Texas A&M University. These results will be used by Residence Life to make improvements to the on-campus learning experience. This is the third time that Student Life Studies and Residence Life have worked together on this project.
Sex in the Dark is a workshop conducted by Health Promotion (HP) to increase the knowledge of students in regards to their sexual health. A survey was developed and distributed during the workshops intending to measure participants’ learning, as well as gauge participants’ overall impression of the program and perceptions of the facilitators of the program. This is the second year that Student Life Studies has worked with Health Promotion to assess the Sex in the Dark workshops; the following report summarizes the results of the surveys distributed during the 2018-2019 workshops.
Since 2005, Memorial Student Center (MSC) Committee for the Awareness of Mexican-American Culture (CAMAC) has featured the program Mi Casa Es Su Casa, an opportunity for students to interact with faculty as the latter prepare a home cooked meal in their residence. The program intends to provide a chance for participants to network with other students and gain a better understanding of opportunities that could open in the future. The MSC CAMAC leadership wanted to understand the students and hosts experiences with the program. This year dinners were held in mid-October, November, and February. The following report summarizes the results of both the student participants and the hosts' experiences with the program.
Since 2005, MSC CAMAC has featured the program Mi Casa Es Su Casa whose purpose is to develop
a support system for Hispanic students, especially freshmen and transfer students. It is an opportunity
for Hispanic students to interact with Hispanic professors as the latter prepare a home cooked meal in
their house. The 2016-2017 year dinners where hosted monthly from September through April, except
December, January and March. The MSC CAMAC leadership wanted to understand the student experiences with the program,
especially its effect on the participating students’ motivation to stay in college through graduation. A
survey was designed to collect this information and given to students after their participation in each
dinner; the assessment results are highlighted in the attached report.
Sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC), Student Research Week provides an forum for undergraduates and graduate students to present their research. This 5-day event includes opportunities for students to participate as presenters (both oral presentations and poster presentations), volunteers at the event and graduate students can also act as either content or laymen judges of the presentation. The following report summarizes assessment results measuring the experience of both participants and judges through surveys sent to each.
Student Assistance Services wanted to conduct a needs assessment with the students in the former foster and adopted Aggies program to better understand how to serve them and assist them in being successful at Texas A&M. This was the first time this assessment has been conducted.
Student Legal Services, as an office within the Offices of the Dean of Student Life, provides advise and counsel to student regarding their legal rights and responsibilities. Student Legal Services provides to its clients a customer satisfaction survey after services have been provided. The attached summary reports provides the results from the satisfaction surveys distributed from November 1, 2016 to March 8, 2017.
Student Life Studies administered an electronic survey with students in the spring 2017 semester. The survey focused on skills students gained through their college experience and what specific experiences are contributing to those skills.
Student Life Studies provides training and educational workshops on a variety of assessment topics for staff members in the Division of Student Affairs. In order to meet the needs of staff members, Student Life Studies conducts a survey every three years to understand staff members’ experiences and needs related to assessment. Student Life Studies uses this information to develop training programs and resources for the Division of Student Affairs. This is the fourth year Student Life Studies has conducted this survey; the previous surveys were completed in the summers of 2009, 2012, and 2015.
Student Life Studies wanted to assess the clients who utilized the department’s services to understand their satisfaction and how they use assessment results in making program improvements. Student Life Studies has conducted various forms of a client assessment since 2005.