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 experience and pursuits of on-campus Aggies. The initiatives include study spaces, faculty engagement and involvement, academic achievement events, and interventions that
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.
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.
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.
Texas A&M University participated in the 2010 National Study of Living Learning Programs funded by a grant from Student Life Studies.