Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Course instruction will continue through remote/Internet interaction for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Graduation ceremonies have been postponed until further notice. Powers & Kirchner Child Development Center (SWTJC Daycare) and the Matthews Student Center Cafeteria on the Uvalde Campus will also be closed until further notice.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is the assessment, planning and analysis of data for Southwest Texas Junior College. The Office of Institutional Effectiveness processes are utilized in order to support and evaluate the effectiveness of the college in accomplishing its mission of providing accessible, affordable, high-quality education that prepares students to successfully transfer to senior colleges and universities; enter the job market; pursue their professional and personal goals; and contribute to the economic growth of the region.

Contact Information

2401 Garner Field Road - Richarz Building
Uvalde, TX 78801
Fax: (830) 591-7354

R Zimmerman
Dr. Renee Zimmerman
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
(830) 591-7326
C LaRue
Carol LaRue
Assessment Coordinator
(830) 591-7324
M Gonzales
Marcos Gonzales
Research Associate
(830) 591-7319
G Cruz
Gloria Cruz
Research Associate I
(830) 591-7221


Helpful Links:

Core Assessment Rubric
SWTJC Glossary
Code of Ethics for Institutional Research
Institutional Information Manager (WhippleWare)
SWTJC Quick Facts
SWTJC Student Profile
THECB On-Line Institutional Resumes

Assessment, Planning, and Research

Assessments & Review



Research & Reports

Annual Developmental Education Report (DevED 2013)

Quick Facts is an annual publication from the Office of Planning & Research which gives a brief overview of SWTJC, programs offered, demographic information, and financial information.

Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE Fall 2016)

Graduate Success Report (October 2013)

Headcount by Semester 
Headcount, FTE, SCH & CHR

Trellis - Student Financial Wellness Survey

     Up Front Newsletter December 2018 – Trellis Student Financial Wellness Survey
     Student Financial Wellness Survey – Preview Report for Texas Pathways Institute Participants

End of Year Board Report - 2018 - 2019 Institutional Effectiveness Performance Measures

Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE)