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Data Support

As university liaisons in data and reporting, Enterprise Data and Analytics (EDA) and Planning, Research, and Policy Analysis (PRPA) jointly support the maintenance of this website. We aim to provide ISU with a single location for information.

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Unsure about the meaning of a data item? Can’t find a report with the data you are seeking? Use the Ask a Question email to seek answers to those an many more questions.

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IT Help

Report not correct? Cognos not responding? PowerBI Dashboard won’t open?

For all technology support questions, contact the Technology Support Center.

(309) 438-HELP (4357) IT Help Website

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where are the Institutional Metrics available?
Public metrics are available at
  • Why can I not have access to all details of a student's information?
Data is governed by both Illinois State Policy as well as State and Federal law. There are data elements that will not be provided unless they meet certain usage requirements. It is everyone’s duty to protect student data.
  • Where can I sign up for Cognos training?
To learn more about the available Cognos training sessions, please visit the Cognos Training Page
  • How do I request access to Cognos?
Cognos access is requested via the ITHelp Portal. You are able to request access to multiple areas of data. Please visit our Help document for detailed instructions.