With over 50,000 students attending our three campuses every quarter, there is a great wealth of student data at the University of Washington. It can be difficult to fully grasp how this data is entered, organized, and accessed. Following is a summary of key processes, systems, and actors that interact with the Student Database (SDB).
Data Input Systems
- Admissions Systems – used by staff within the Office of Admissions
- SDB Screens (Keynes) – used by staff within the Division of Enrollment Management
- EARS – used by advisors for entering advising notes
- MyGrad – used by staff within the Graduate School
- Curriculum Management
- UWSDB – managed by Student Information Systems group in UW-IT
- Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) – the University’s major repository of institutional data managed by UW-IT
- Knowledge Navigator – the University’s metadata repository to help understand institutional data
- Business Intelligence (BI) Portal – operational reporting
- UW Profiles – analytical reporting
- Student Web Services – for UW web application developers
- MyPlan – for students
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.
To stay informed on the Council’s work attend our monthly meeting (faculty and staff only). Contact email@example.com for more information.