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Your Assessment Toolkit

Take advantage of the many assessment resources available to Student Affairs staff.

Diagram showing the phases of the circular assessment cycle

Assessment is considered a 5-step cycle in Student Affairs. Each part of the cycle takes time and effort and we've provided some resources to help you with this process.

For more information on assessment, consider reading up on the basics, understanding the cycle, and learning about the tools available to you.

Assessment Basics

For a big picture overview of what exactly assessment is, check out some of the information below.

Student Affairs Assessment has compiled resources to help you in your assessment. Visit the links below to understand more about the cycle:

For information on the Baseline, Planning, and Tableau tools, visit their respective pages:

Campus Labs Baseline and Planning

Baseline is the online platform for conducting surveys and creating rubrics. Baseline also provides assessment advice, training webinars, and other resources to help you design assessment projects for your program or department.

Planning (formerly known as Compliance Assist) is an online planning tool to record assessment project details and results, and share them with other staff members.

Request an account online through the Baseline and Planning Account Request form. Please allow for up to a week to process your account. You will receive an email confirmation confirming your account creation.

Sign in on the UC San Diego Baseline login page using your username and password.

Qualtrics Survey Software

Qualtrics is UC San Diego's campus-wide survey system, that can handle everything from simple questionnaires to detailed research projects. You can design surveys with intuitive drag-and-drop tools, powerful logic, 100+ question types, and pre-built templates.

Sign in on the UC San Diego Qualtrics login page using your username and password.

Learn More

Contact Student Affairs Assessment & Evaluation:

University Center 112
9500 Gilman Drive #0015
La Jolla, CA 92093-0015