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Institutional Research Decision Support System (IR-DSS)


Institutional Research Decision Support System (IR-DSS)

The goal of IR-DSS is to provide on demand access to timely university data using a secure authentication protocol. Access to the system is restricted to WKU personnel with a legitimate need to access detailed academic data for policy analysis and decision making. Please contact the WKU Office of Institutional Research to request access and/or receive training.

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Training Documents
IR-DSS User ManualIR-DSS Navigation Guide

The User Manual and Navigation Guide provide tips and techniques for beginners and intermediate users of IR-DSS.
Access to IR-DSS

IR-DSS is restricted to WKU Faculty and Staff who have been granted access by Institutional Research. Please click here to request access. After receiving your request for access, we will be in contact with you to schedule a brief training session that will help you get started in the system.

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IR Systems Status

Up and Accessible    IR-DSS

Up and Accessible    SAS Enterprise Miner 7.1

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 Last Modified 9/25/14