Residence Life is dedicated to ensuring quality research and assessment of the programs and services we provide to our residents.

The assessment team now provides assistance to all units, which can range from designing a quick opinion poll, to summarizing student residence hall/apartment experiences, to conducting advanced statistical analysis and producing professional research for presentation and publication. Regardless, evidence-based decision-making enables us to improve the on campus Aggie experience.

Explore the current assessment and research projects being pursued by the department or look at our on campus student demographics.

Assessment Efforts

Academic Support Initiatives Semester Breakdown

December 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Academic Support Initiatives are programs, professional staff, facilities, and learning environments that contribute to student learning and success on-campus. Our mission is to provide a wide array of programs and services to enhance the academic

Intentional Student Leadership On-Campus

October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

On-Campus student leaders participate in intentional leadership development and reflect on their experiences in their roles. Residence Life is pleased to have 7 groups of student leaders participating in the Aggies Commit: Reflections on Student Leadership assessment project coordinated by Student Life Studies.

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Graduate Hall Director Learning Assessment

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

During the 2015-2016 academic year, the Graduate Hall Directors (GHD) are asked to complete a learning assessment related to the role in May. This assessment, which is composted of 55 quantitative and 13 qualitative questions, was completed by 12 GHDs yielding a response rate of 86%. Overall, GHDs show gains in learning in communication, diversity, and integrative learning.

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Resident Advisor Learning Assessment

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

During the Spring of 2016, the Resident Advisor Learning Assessment was conducted in April. The assessment, which consisted of 40 quantitative and 19 qualitative questions was completed by 76 RAs, yielding a 47% response rate. RAs showed positive gains in communication and collaborative work in the assessment.

Research Projects

  • Hullabaloo Hall's Live Oak Lounge

Historical Academics and Student Success in Residential Life

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Residence Life hopes to initiate a project designed to better understand predictive factors associated with student retention and completion based on housing information from current and former on-campus residents.

  • Hullabloo Hall exterior

Post-Occupancy Evaluation Study of A New Residence Hall

July 9th, 2016|0 Comments

A research study which is a post-occupancy evaluation of a newly design residential hall for college/university students.Primary objectives of this ongoing study are to: (1) to identify the usage rate of the functional areas and the users' satisfaction about the building design, (2) to identify the good design features of the housing facilities and to identify the areas for improvement. This study is a partnership between Residence Life and Treanor Architects.

  • Hullabaloo Student Studying

Academics and Student Success in Residential Life

July 9th, 2016|0 Comments

A study, supported by the Division of Student Affairs College Completion Grant, is being conducted in two phases to better understand the impact residential life has on student success and academics. The population frame is undergraduate and graduate students who live on the Texas A&M University campus in either a residence hall or apartment complex maintained and operated by University officials.

  • Students using the fine arts room in Hullabaloo Hall

Long-term Effects of Participation in High Impact Practices

July 9th, 2016|0 Comments

This study is investigating alumni of high impact programs at Texas A&M University. This study includes a Living Learning Program, internship program, undergraduate research, and study abroad programs at Texas A&M University. More specifically, the researchers are after, what are the long term benefits of participation in high impact practices? Could benefits vary based on the type of high impact practice?

Student Demographics

Residence Life is dedicated to delivering the most accessible and meaningful on campus experiences to students. With that accountability comes transparency, which means being open to our stakeholders about what we are doing, and what we plan to do, to increase the number and quality of our contributions to the educational mission of Texas A&M University. Below are student demographic and other dashboards that give insight into the on-campus Aggie community.

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