Planning & Assessment

UMD planning and assessment processes promote effective design, implementation, evaluation, and improvement toward the achievement of various academic goals.

Enrollment Management

UMD Enrollment Management (EM) is committed to creating a culture of engaged partnerships system-wide that enhance the experiences of prospective and currently enrolled students, support student development and engagement, and lead to timely graduation.

Assessment of Student Learning

UMD's system for student learning assessment provides a structure for curricular and co-curricular program assessment comprised of student data from educational experiences to improve student learning within the programs. Program assessment report data are also aggregated to inform institution and college/unit decisions. 

Strategic Development for Academic Programs

Strategic development is integrative and ongoing planning, implementation, and evaluation/monitoring process established for UMD's academic programs. UMD users can access the planning tools and resources available online.

Program Review

UMD's academic program review procedures utilize self- and external peer-evaluation for continuous program improvement to promote excellence and to facilitate strategic development and integrated planning decisions.

Space Management

Space is a substantial asset and must be managed effectively to meet UMD’s mission. The Academic Space office is responsible for accurate coding of campus space usage and oversees space assignments within the division of Academic Affairs. 

Office of Institutional Research

OIR provides institutional information to support decision-making, planning, and assessment at a variety of organizational levels and to fulfill reporting requirements for external audiences.