Institutional Effectiveness Data Work Order Request Form
Cognos Report requests should be submitted to Institutional Effectiveness via this work order request form. Requests will be fulfilled by IE or immediately routed to the appropriate SHSU department. Requestors will be notified of the status of requests.
SHSU employees are welcome to review the Data Cookbook for information about existing reports and variables.
Please read the information below carefully before submitting a work order. Due to increases in the volume of data requests, please allow a minimum of ten business days for the completion of your request. Please provide an explanation of urgency if your request will require expediting. Please include as much information as possible in the text boxes below, including relevant cohort descriptors such as student classification, student level (undergraduate/graduate), student type (first time freshman, first time transfer, etc.), academic term (fall/spring/summer), academic year (single year or range), CIP codes, course numbers (SHSU/common course number), retention rates (1-Year, 2-Year, etc.), graduation rates (4-Year/5-Year/6-Year), fiscal year (for non-student records), etc. Please email supporting documents to Martha Blume (firstname.lastname@example.org). Completed reports will be submitted to the requestor in Microsoft Excel, unless another format is requested, below. If you have a preferred output, please provide a table with the desired row and column labels. If SHSU does not collect the data you request, IE will assist you in locating alternative sources.
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