UW Student Data

Student Data @ UW

With over 50,000 students attending our three campuses every quarter, there is no dearth of student data at the University of Washington.  It can be difficult to fully grasp how this data is entered, organized, and accessed.  Below is a summary of key processes, systems and actors.

Data Input

System: SDB
Key Players:

Data Processing

System: SDB
Key Players:

  • Student Information Systems, UW IT

Data Warehousing

System: EDW
Access: Restricted
Key Players:

Data Reporting

Latest Data (Operational) Reports:

System:  BI Portal
Access:  Restricted
Key Players:

  • SADM
  • Institutional Analysis (IA)
  • EDA

Trend Data (Analytical) Reports:

System:  UW Profiles, BI Portal
Access: Public and Restricted
Key Players:

  • IA
  • EDA

Data Definitions:

System:  BI Portal (under construction)
Access: Public
Key Players:

  • IA
  • SADM
  • Student Data Council (SDC)
  • EDA

How Can I Learn More About Student Data

Join the Student Data Council!

In the fall of 2014, the Student Data Council was established to bring together individuals across the university who work with student data in order to foster learning and communication as well as establish standards for student data definitions and reporting.

For more information or to join the Student Data Council send an email.