Emergency aid is a powerful tool campuses can use to promote student retention and success. Institutions should design their emergency aid program to meet the needs of its student population, there are fundamental principles that every campus should consider when administering emergency aid to maximize its effectiveness.
The purpose of this rubric is to help campuses further understand and self-assess how well their emergency aid efforts adhere to these principles. The rubric leverages and codifies the research used to develop the Landscape Analysis of Emergency Aid Programs, which presents the 10 components of a robust emergency aid program. The emergency aid rubric is not meant to be a comprehensive program evaluation for an institution’s emergency aid program, but rather a mechanism for campus leaders to have thoughtful conversations about the current strengths of their efforts and to surface areas that may require additional attention.
The rubric is designed to be used as a continuous improvement tool to help campus leaders better envision what more they can do to build a comprehensive emergency aid program.
After exploring the rubric below, please contact us with any questions! Let us know what you learned applying the tool or how you scored yourselves on the various elements. Send us a question or comment directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to download a version for print.Download