Assessment

We believe in continuous improvement and regularly engage in assessing the residential experience to determine if we are meeting your needs and providing an environment where you learn, grow and develop. Below are the major assessment initiatives we undertake and the results. If you have any questions or suggestions on future assessments, please contact Dr. Ron Binder (binder@pitt.edu). We welcome your input.

Summary of Assessment

The online surveys are administered at the end of the Spring semester. Results are used to enhance your residential experience here.

 

Residence Life surveys are given to students to gauge their opinion on specific topics: .


Annually Residence Life conducts focus groups to gauge opinions about what students think and how we can improve our services: 


Each Fall resident students are surveyed to determine if they know where to go with health and safety concerns: 


21st Birthday Duck Survey - When residential students turn 21 they are given a birthday card along with a birthday duck and talk with their RA about responsible drinking on their 21st birthday:


During the Fall 2011 training was held for VISA Mentors (upper-class students who mentor our international students). After the training, we administered a short survey to gauge the effectiveness of the program: 


 

At the conclusion of each semester those who go through the Judicial Process are surveyed. We use the results to make adjustments the judicial process. 


Annually the Greek community takes part in a Greek Retreat with student leaders. At the conclusion of the retreat a short survey is administered to determine what students enjoyed and what did they learn.