Assessment Calendar | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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College Wide Assessment Calendar

Assessment at NWACC is an ongoing yearly cycle, with review of a specific area on a three year cycle. Assessment is coordinated to capture the learning that happens inside and outside the classroom. Assessment is a continual, ongoing process at NWACC.

Each year, faculty and staff complete specific assessments, as the following table shows. All programs, offices and co-curricular activities maintain a yearly assessment plan. This is the year they are reporting out but are required to do yearly assessments (executive summaries). 

  Course Outcomes

Program/discipline level outcomes

Co-Curricular Outcomes

Administrative Outcomes

College core outcomes
(faculty & staff)


Gen Ed Outcomes
Course Level

Business computer Info Communications and Arts

Enrollment and Advising
International Office

Office of Accreditation/Assessment
Office of Institutional Research

Ties with Ends Statement as determined Cabinet/Board.

How does your course assessment tie in with the College’s strategic goals?

Gen Ed Outcomes
Course Level 

Science and Math
Health Professions 

Financial Aid
Disability Office
Veterans Office 


Information Technology
Human Resources


Gen Ed Outcomes
Course Level

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Student Conduct
Student Life Activities
Student Conduct
Service Learning 

Police Department
VP’s Offices 


*Data gathered in Fall

*Assessment report turned into the Office of Accreditation/Assessment in spring