2019-2020 Office of Veterans Affairs Assessment Plan

Assessment Year: 2019-2020
Division: Student Development
Unit: Office of Veterans Affairs
Unit Director: leaton
Completed by: leaton
Other Contributors:
Date Completed: 2019/11/15 13:50:00 US/Eastern

Unit Mission

The Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA) supports veterans and their families by promoting community awareness, providing academic program information, benefit and education counseling, referral to essential agencies, and certifying eligible students to receive education benefits under various state and federal programs. OVA plays a supporting role in the development and implementation of educational and transitional processes designed to position the college as a designated military friendly institution.

Assessment Plan

Outcome 1

Unit Goal

Collaborate with other institutions to create post-graduate opportunities for student veterans.

Unit Outcome

Set up days for grad school to table at York College and report any student who get accepted into graduate programs.

Divisional Goal

Assess the quality of programs, services, and activities to improve the student experience.

PMP Goal

Improve transition, advisement and orientation of transfer students to the college by designating a transfer advisor, engaging peer advisors and ensuring that transfer students are properly advised and registered

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Intentional Interactions - Participate in productive and creative interactions among various groups.

Measure

I will make an excel spreadsheet to collect data on: number of students we service What needs they are requesting Fulfilling/Accomadating their request Survey to see if services rendered were satisfactory.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

12% increase in student enrollment into graduate school.


Outcome 2

Unit Goal

Promote Office of Veterans Affairs(OVA) services and educational opportunities at York College.

Unit Outcome

Increase veterans' enrollment at York College.

Divisional Goal

Provide support services that assist students in achieving their personal and professional goals.

PMP Goal

Improve transition, advisement and orientation of transfer students to the college by designating a transfer advisor, engaging peer advisors and ensuring that transfer students are properly advised and registered

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Intentional Interactions - Participate in productive and creative interactions among various groups.

Measure

Provide student support services that will asssit students in achieving theri personal and professional goals and objectives.

Measure Type

Direct

Target

12% increase in student veteran enrollment.


Rationale for the Plan

The goal for the Office of Veterans Affairs is to increase student enrollment and engagement by offering services that will enhance their educational experience here at York College.

Data Collection and Evaluation

I will create a spreadsheet to track student engagement, attendance and participation. As well, I will have a survey for students to take to ensure that the services provided were sufficient.