Loyola University Maryland

The Office of Academic Affairs

Assessment of Student Learning

Assessment is a reflective and ongoing process, the primary purpose of which is the improvement of student learning. This is accomplished by using student learning assessment results to improve program structure, course content, and pedagogy.

The Committee on the Assessment of Student Learning (CASL), a standing committee of the Academic Senate, supports ongoing assessment initiatives at Loyola.

Assessment Practices and Tools

Learning Outcomes

CASL Plans and Reports

Annual Assessment Reports in Watermark

In 2021, all academic program assessment reports will be completed in a new reporting system. Faculty members with Watermark Planning & Self-Study accounts can log in through this link. Any faculty members or department chairs who wish to have support in using Watermark Planning & Self-Study can book an appointment with Tracey Frey, Program Director for Academic Assessment and Effectiveness, by booking here.

If Tracey is unavailable and you need technical support, Watermark provides phone and email support. Be sure to identify the product as Planning & Self-Study when you contact Watermark.

Watermark phone support: 1-800-311-5656 (M-Th 8am-9pm; Fri 8am-7pm [Eastern]) or

24/7 support by email at support@watermarkinsights.com