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Student Learning Outcomes: Student Services

 

The Student Services Division at Allan Hancock College has identified learning outcomes to support student programs and services. The assessment of those outcomes enables the college to understand its effectiveness and improve student services and support functions.

ADMISSIONS & RECORDS

  • SLO 1: More students will understand and use the waitlist process.
  • SLO 2: First time college students will submit their high school transcripts for evaluation.
  • SLO 3: First time transfer students will submit their external college transcripts for evaluation.

Cal-SOAP

  • SLO1: Tutors/Peer Advisors will enroll students in Cal-SOAP.
  • SLO2: Cal-SOAP will provide assistance with FAFSA completion at Santa Maria High School, Pioneer High School, and Righetti High School.

CalWORKs

  • SLO 1Students will be able to identify major CalWORKS program requirements and services.
  • SLO 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to complete the entire financial aid process.
  • SLO 3: Students will identify solutions to identified individual needs. 
  • SLO 4: Students will be able to apply time management skills in priority registration.

CAN/TRIO

  • SLO 1:  Student will be able to identify specific services and program requirements.
  • SLO 2:  Student exposure to university culture and admissions requirements help them choose their preferred transfer school(s).
  • SLO 3:  Student will identify a major and establish a Student Education Plan (SEP).
  • SLO 4:  Students will learn strategies to finance their education and apply for financial aid.
  • SLO 5:  Students will identify obstacles to their success and provide strategies and suggestions of necessary services/resources to remain in good academic standing.
  • SLO 6:  Students will establish a relationship with AHC/CAN-TRIO staff to develop self-efficacy skills to support college persistence and degree attainment.

career/job placement

  • SLO 1: Students will develop career ready skills, soft skills such as teamwork. networking, communication, etc.
  • SLO 2: Students will be able to identify a major/career to develop a Student Education Plan.
  • SLO 3: Students will be able to develop a resume.
  • SLO 4: Students will develop interviewing skills.

COUNSELING, Student Success & SUpport

  • SLO 1: Students are able to identify support services appropriate to their success.
  • SLO 2: Students are able to navigate online counseling resources.
  • SLO 3:  Students are able to identify barriers to their academic success and identify strategies and necessary services/resources.
  • SLO 4: Students are able to articulate short term and/or long term educational goal(s) and develop semester by semester plan.
  • SLO 5: Students are able to articulate short term educational goals.
  • SLO 6: Students are able to articulate long term educational goals.

EOPS/CARE

  • SLO 1:  Students will develop a semester by semester plan.
  • SLO 2: Students will assess barriers to their academic success and identify strategies and necessary resources/services to assist them in regaining good academic standing.
  • SLO 3:  Students will be able to identify financial practices for effective money management.
  • SLO 4:  Students will be able to complete priority registration.
  • SLO 5:  Students will be able to meet deadlines and requirements as contracted in EOPS.
  • SLO 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to complete FAFSA online and financial aid process.
  • SLO 7:  Students will complete the financial aid process.

FINANCIAL AID

  • SLO 1: Students will be able to complete the financial aid application independently.
  • SLO 2: As a result of students getting front desk assistance with their FAFSA/Dream Act, students will independently complete the FAFSA or the Dream Act application.
  • SLO 3: As a result of students completing their financial aid task requirements, students selected will become familiar with the file verification completion process.

LEARNING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LAP)

  • SLO 1: Request and use a disability related accommodation in a timely manner.
  • SLO 2: Identify accommodations that are related to his or her disability.
  • SLO 3: Use the learning strategies recommended by his or her disability specialist.
  • SLO 4: Use adaptive computer technology when related to his or her disability.

LIBRARY SERVICES

  • SLO 1: Navigate a physical or virtual library to find a variety of resources to answer information needs.
  • SLO 2: Use the research process to efficiently locate and use the most appropriate source of information for a problem or question.
  • SLO 3: Evaluate the quality of information sources for bias, currency, authority, accuracy, and coverage.
  • SLO 4: Use information ethically by citing sources, not representing work attributable to others as their own, and requesting permission for use of copyrighted materials.

NONCREDIT student success & support

  • SLO 1: Student will be able to write two Academic and/or Student Support Services.                                                                                                                                                                        
  • SLO 2: Student will be able to decode Community Education publication (Spectrum and on-line Class Search).                  
  • SLO 3: Student will learn how to locate, log in and utilize the myHancock student portal.                                                                                                                                                            
  • SLO 4: Student will be able to articulate a short term and/or long term goal(s) to develop their Student Education Plan (SEP and/or Sem. Plan).                                                                                                                                                                      

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

  • SLO 1: ASBG and Student Clubs will organize and participate in civic and community causes, i.e., Bulldog Bow-WOW, Diversity Day, Cinco de Mayo, Christmas toy and food drive, blood drive.
  • SLO 2: ASBG and Student Club member will be able to identify resources and procedures needed to organize an event.
  • SLO 3: Demonstrate effective communication skills through various mediums across campus events, committees and departments.

student HEALTH SERVICES

  • SLO 1: Students accessing health services will score a minimum of 80% in retention rates.
  • SLO 2: Students accessing health services will score a minimum of 70% in success rates.
  • SLO 3: Students will demonstrate knowledge of their diagnosis and treatment plan after each visit. 
  • SLO 4: Students will identify increased knowledge concerning their reason for visiting a counselor. 
  • SLO 5: Students will report a positive impact on academic success after a visit to Student Health Services.

TESTING CeNter

  • SLO 1: Staff and students will identify the proctoring services the Testing Center offers.

TUTORIAL services

  • SLO 1: Students will successfully complete the courses in which they receive tutorial services.
  • SLO 2: Students will be able to identify their own learning styles.
  • SLO 3: Students will be able to identify and articulate their content related questions.
  • SLO 4: Students will be able to break down the subject matter into manageable steps to arrive at solutions.
  • SLO 5: Students will be able to apply study skills techniques for reading textbooks and other course materials.
  • SLO 6: Students will be able to utilize at least one notetaking method appropriate for their learning style.
  • SLO 7: Students will be able to prioritize their study time.
  • SLO 8: Students will be able to determine how much time is needed to be successful in a specific course.
  • SLO 9: Students will be able to make and use a time management schedule.

UNIVERSITY TRANSFER CENTER (UTC)

  • SLO 1:Students will be able to identify transfer goal to develop a comprehensive Student Educational Plan (SEP).
  • SLO 2: Students will learn the step by step process to navigating www.assist.org.
  • SLO 3: Students who attend a university road trip will identify at least three positive impacts from attending the trip.
  • SLO 4:  Students will identify appropriate general education pattern for their transfer goal.
  • SLO 5: Students who attend an application workshop will submit their university application by the designated deadline.
  • SLO 6: Students will know the transfer application timeline.