Academic Assessment



Assessment at CSUN


Contact Us

Sierra Hall 440
Telephone: (818) 677-6712
Fax: (818) 677-5935

Bonnie Paller, Director, Office of Academic Assessment and Program Review
Anu Thakur, Coordinator, Academic Assessment
Eli Bartle, Coordinator, Program Review
Shally Dhiman, Administrative Assistant
Roxi Diaz, Graduate Assistant, Office of Academic Assessment and Program Review

Academic Assessment

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Please note, the Office of Academic Asssessment has moved to the CIELO suite, SH 440. The telophone number has changed to x6712


The purpose of assessment is to facilitate the highest quality educational experience for our students through the systematic collection and interpretation of student competencies at graduation, at defining points through the curricula (general education and major) and at entrance.


Special thanks to VISCOM for producing the video and Dr. Vandergon,
Dr. Whitman, and Dr. D'Alessio for participating.

Academic Assessment Liaison Committee (AALC)

The AALC is comprised of faculty representatives from across the University who meet monthly during the regular semester to discuss assessment problems and process. Read about the AALC's charge and download a current list of committee members. Also, read about the responsibilites of College Assessment Leaders.


Download the Spring 2014 Meeting schedule as a document

newDownload the AALC Fall 2014 Meeting Schedule as a document


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