Office of Institutional Research
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
The Office of Institutional Research functions as the official source of university institutional data. The OIR is located on the third floor of Wickes Hall and reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Provide university administrators with regularly scheduled standardized reports to assist with predicting and forecasting future academic, fiscal, student, and service related needs and trends.
Assist university administrators, faculty, and staff in assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of the University and its programs.
Maintain university compliance with government data reporting requirements.
Serve as the primary contact with state and federal agencies, published university/college guides, and higher education organizations with respect to information reporting.
Develop and maintain a cycle of regular institutional studies, reports, and databases to assist in decisions made on behalf of the University.
Serve as a reliable source for comprehensive and authoritative quantitative information about the University.
On behalf of the University, respond to state and national statistical surveys, questionnaires, and other non-routine requests for data and information.
Assist administration and faculty with strategic planning, assessment activities, and survey projects.
Respond to ad hoc data requests from administrative officials, faculty, students, and, in collaboration with the SVSU Office of Public Affairs, from community members and the Press.