Institutional Research Reporting Guidelines


The Data Reporting Guidelines are intended to:

  1. Ensure that University information is used in a manner that is consistent with state and federal regulations and with University policies on data security and privacy.
  2. Reduce the risk of unintentional, accidental and/or secondary release of University information.
  3. Reduce the risk of unintended , direct or indirect, disclosure of personally identifiable information.
  4. Encourage the consistent presentation and use of University information across administrative and academic units
  5. Facilitate the appropriate use of University information derived from multiple sources.

Institutional Research Data Reporting Guidelines

For additional information on Data Reporting Guidelines both at a state and local level, please consult the policies provided below:

Privacy and Confidentiality in Student Education Records (NCES)

Managing Personally Identifiable Information (NCES)

Statistical Methods for FERPA Compliant Aggregate Reporting (NCES)

Applying Statistical Methods for FERPA Compliant Graduation Rate Reporting (NCES)

United States Department of Education Data Reporting Guidelines

New Jersey Department of Education Data Reporting Guidelines