Student Involvement Outcomes

A student involved in the activities, programs and services of the Associated Students, CSUF, Inc. develops and demonstrates achievement in the following:

Responsibility and Accountability

  • Makes appropriate decisions regarding his/her own behavior
  • Recognizes and accepts consequences of actions
  • Meets agreed upon expectations
  • Follow through on commitments
  • Accepts responsibility for personal errors
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own learning

Independence and Interdependence

  • Determines appropriately when to act alone and when to work or consult with others
  • Demonstrates ability to initiate action and effectively engage others to enhance outcomes
  • Works with minimum supervision whether it be alone or within a group
  • Adapts behavior as appropriate in response to team or organization needs

Goal Orientation

  • Manages energy and behavior to accomplish specific outcomes
  • Possesses and maintains sufficient motivation to achieve goals
  • Understands how to use his/her talents and skills to contribute to the betterment of society
  • Demonstrates effective planning and purposeful behavior
  • Does not allow distractions to prevent timely completion of tasks
  • Pushes self, when needed, to accomplish goals


  • Maintains and projects optimistic perspective
  • Expects the best from self and others
  • Assesses and articulates accurately (when appropriate) personal strengths and weaknesses
  • Shows interest in learning about others and their accomplishments
  • Demonstrates ability to help others adapt to new situations


  • Recovers from disappointment or bad experience and continues to work successfully
  • Learns from a bad experience and recovers
  • Works through disappointments (i.e., what caused them, what can be done to avoid them next time, and what can be done to repair them now)

Appreciation of Differences

  • Works effectively with others, despite differences; can respectfully discuss differences with others
  • Recognizes advantages of moving outside existing "comfort zone"
  • Seeks out others with different backgrounds and/or perspectives to improve decision making
  • Appreciates the importance of diversity and conveys this value to others
  • Understands and respects the values and beliefs of others

Tolerance of Ambiguity

  • Demonstrates intellectual and emotional ability to perform in complicated environments and the absence of standard operating procedures
  • Can work under conditions of uncertainty
Adopted from Student Success Outcomes, University of Minnesota, Office of Student Affairs and Learning Reconsidered: A Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience, NASPA and ACPA

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