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Assessment and Matriculation Committee

(Formerly known as the Student Success and Support Program Advisory Committee (SSSPAC))


  1. Review and make recommendations regarding the following as they relate to assessment, placement, orientation, counseling/advising, and follow-up:
    1. All matriculation components
    2. Student Equity and Achievement Program
    3. Revision and update of the College’s Student Equity Plan
  2. Review and update all reports to and from the Chancellor’s Office regarding all assessment and matriculation issues.
  3. Ensure implementation of assessment and matriculation policies and plans, and develop effective assessment practices in compliance with state policy and guidelines.
  4. Provide parameters and guidelines for assessment and placement, continually evaluate and refine current assessment processes to lead to accurate placement for students, and study alternatives to existing assessment practices in consultation with appropriate departments.
  5. Recommend to the offices of Research & Institutional Effectiveness (RIE) and Information Technology (IT) what information and data should be collected, stored, and analyzed for assessment and matriculation purposes.
  6. Support guided pathways efforts related to assessment and matriculation.