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Student Accreditation Questions

For Students - General Questions

  1. Why did you choose to enroll at UW? Have your expectations been met?

  2. What do you think is special about a UW education?

  3. Would you recommend UW to other students?

  4. What do you like best about UW? What would you change if you could?

  5. Have you experienced any problems getting the courses you need in a timely manner?

  6. Describe your experiences with academic advising.

  7. Do you know where to go for help with the following? (a) academic support;

  8. (b) career planning; (c) personal counseling; (e) making a complaint; (f) technology support.

  9. Do you use any of the following: library, tutoring services, dining services, Student Health, Wellness Center, and the Health Promotions Center? If yes, what has been your experience?

  10. How is the relationship between students and faculty?

  11. What opportunities do you have to conduct research? Participate in community or service learning experiences? Internships? Interact with people and cultures different from your own? Gain real world experience related to your educational and career goals?

  12. If you have transferred in credits, what was the experience like for you?

 

For Students – Criterion-Based Question

Criterion 1 - Mission

  1. Do you know the UW mission statement? How would you describe it?

  2. Do you know where you would find the official mission statement?

  3. Do you support the mission of UW?

  4. Are you familiar with the core values of UW?

  5. Do you support the core values of UW?

  6. How does UW support students who meet the admissions criteria?

  7. How does UW support students who are underprepared or struggling?

  8. How do UW’s processes/activities reflect attention to human diversity?

  9. How does UW support the community at large?

  10. Are marketing materials accurate and up to date?

  11. Why did you choose to attend UW? Have your expectations been met? Would you make the same choice if you were given the opportunity again?

  12. What do you think is special about a UW education?

  13. What do you like best about UW?

  14. What would you change about UW if you could?

  15. Would you recommend UW to other students?

Criterion 2 – Integrity and Ethics

  1. Describe the campus climate at UW.

  2. Does UW have academic and financial requirements which are presented clearly and completely to students and the public?

  3. Do you understand the transfer guidelines? The academic requirements to complete your degree?

  4. Have you experienced any problems getting the courses you need in a timely manner?

  5. Describe your experiences with academic advising.

  6. Do you believe UW supports freedom of expression?

  7. Do you know where to go for help with the following?

    • Academic support

    • Career planning

    • Personal counseling

    • Making a complaint

    • Technology support

  8. Does UW have policies and procedures in place to address ethical conduct in research for both faculty and students?

Criterion 3 – Quality, Resources, and Support in Teaching and Learning

  1. Are you familiar with the university student learning outcomes?

  2. Do you support the university student learning outcomes?

  3. Are you supportive of the general education requirements at UW University?

  4. Do you know your departmental program student learning outcomes?

  5. Are the classes offered by your department taught by qualified faculty including adjuncts?

  6. Does UW provide sufficient technology support?

  7. What is your experience with the following university services?

    • UW Libraries

    • Tutoring

    • Dining and residence halls

    • Student Health Services

    • Recreational facilities including Half Acre

    • University Counseling Center

  8. What characterizes the relationship between students and faculty?

  9. What opportunities do you have to conduct research? Participate in community or service learning experiences? Interact with people and cultures different from your own?

  10. Are UW students provided with sufficient and relevant co-curricular experiences?

  11. Does UW have sufficient and appropriate classrooms to instruct students?

  12. Are facilities appropriately maintained at UW?

Criterion 4 – Evaluation and Improvement in Teaching and Learning

  1. Did you transfer credit to UW? If so, what was your experience with the process?

  2. Do you think UW is clear in its communication with students about topics such as financial aid, student conduct, costs, and graduation requirements? What improvements would you recommend?

  3. Are UW instructors appropriately qualified?

Criterion 5 – Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness

  1. Describe the role of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW).

  2. How are students given the opportunity to provide input into important initiatives?

  3. How are students given the opportunity to provide input into proposed tuition increases?

  4. Are academic programs relevant and current?

  5. Are the computer software systems and applications helpful in assisting students with registration? With advising? With knowledge of campus events?

 

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