Our web site includes the following sections:

Data Center
The Data Center houses aggregate census data that OIR collects and assembles throughout the year, which includes the following: University Dashboard, Quick Facts, University Fact Book, Departmental Fact Book, Student data (Special Reports), Faculty data (Special Reports), and the Common Data Set.  Additionally, there are five years worth of historical data available within the Fact Books, as well as data by term in the Special Reports.

This section includes Accreditation and Assessment.  The first segment contains historical reports associated with WASC accreditation as well as a link to the current WASC website.  The second part displays annual assessment reports for Learning Communities, Freshman Seminar and Equity Programs.  Links to the newly developed website for the College Portrait for Accountability have also been included within this section.

Survey Reports
The following surveys can be found here:  The Entering Student Survey, The Graduating Student Survey, National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Campus Climate Survey, alumni surveys, Community Outreach survey, Housing Survey, and the Faculty Survey.

Research Projects
All Research projects can be found in this section.  It consists of three sub-sections: Policy Studies, Graduation Initiatives and  Student Curricular Activities and Advising.  The majority of the research  papers have been presented at the California Association for Institutional Research conferences and at the National Association for Institutional Research conferences.

Retention and Graduation
This section provides  tracking information for retention and  graduation at the department, college and  university levels. All information has also been broken down by racial/ethnic group and  gender.  In addition, all special  studies concerning retention and graduation are located here as well.  This section was designed in  consideration of the unique needs of the Retention Task Force and CSU Graduation Initiatives.


Periodic postcards provide updates with regard to the availability of new reports and publications, to answer frequently asked questions, and to assist in the navigation of our website to better direct users through the hundreds of data reports and special studies contained therein.

Frequently Asked Questions      Release Schedule of Major Reports      Retention and Graduation Rates     Special Research and Policy Analysis