This database contains information about dozens of assessment
instruments related to the first year of college. For each
instrument, our database includes a summary (what the instrument
does), pricing information, and contact information for the relevant
The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and
Students in Transition offers this resource for reference only. The
Center does not endorse any specific assessment instrument (whether
included in this database or not). However, we encourage assessment
as a valuable process for improvement and/or validation of
To search our first-year assessment instrument
database, enter your search criteria in the fields below.
The "general search" searches the entire database for all records
that match your search criteria. For example, a general search for
"learning" will find all instruments with the word "learning"
anywhere in the instrument's name or description. You may limit your
search by entering a specific instrument or assessment type. To view
ALL records in our database, please leave all the fields empty and
click the search button.
For more resources related to first-year
seminars, please visit http://www.sc.edu/fye/resources/assessment/index.html
you have any questions about the first-year assessment instrument
database (or if you would like to add/update your instrument),
please contact Rico R. Reed(firstname.lastname@example.org).
**This database is an update to a similar
listing of first-year instruments previously made available by the
Policy Center on the First Year of College. The National Resource
Center would especially like to thank Randy Swing for developing the
typology of assessment instruments and for initiating this database.
Randy serves as Co-Director of the Policy Center on the First Year
of College and a Fellow of the National Resource Center for The
First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.