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Request Access to Cognos

Cognos is a reporting and analytics tool that provides reports on University data. Reports are available for many applications such as Banner, Coeus, Course Evaluations, 25Live and more. 

Reports are organized in folders and CIS grants users access to a specific folder(s). See folder descriptions.

Eligibility Requirements

Folders have an eligibility requirement(s) to obtain access. For example, you may need to be an employee in a specific department or have access to another application. 

Your supervisor will be notified when you request access to a Cognos folder(s). It's a good idea to discuss your Cognos access needs with your supervisor before you submit a request. 

Request a Cognos Folder(s)

  1. Create a ticket (for you or someone else).
  2. From the Please select a category for your request drop-down list, select Submit an ACCOUNT or ACCESS REQUEST.
  3. From the drop-down list that appears, select Cognos

  4. Complete the required fields on the form.
  5. Use the table below to help you choose up to 4 Cognos folder(s).
    NOTE: To request more than 4 folders, list additional folders in the additional details field at the bottom of the form.

Folder Descriptions 

Folder Name
(as it appears on the Access Request form)
Description
Academic Technology Reports Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Academic Technology, Academic Technology services analysis. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
Athletics Shared folder for content developed and/or used by Athletics department users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Student (Departmental), Student, Financial Aid, Financial Records.
Banner Security Reports Banner security reports developed by the CIS database administration team. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Banner Security.
BioMed Sponsored Projects Reports For BioMed users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Sponsored Projects.
Campus Life Shared folder for content developed and/or used by Campus Life users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Student.
C-CURE Library Reports For users in the Library. Reports on Brown card swipe library card reader locations. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): C-CURE Transactions. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team and Institutional Research.
CIS Asset Management Reports For CIS users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): CIS Asset Management. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
CIS Data Science For CIS Data Science team users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Admission, Student. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
CIS Developers For CIS Application Developers.
CIS Help Desk For CIS Help Desk users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Admission, Student.
CIS Operations For CIS Operations users. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
CIS Production Services For CIS Production Services employees.
Cognos Activity Audit Reports (CIS Only) Audit reports delivered by Ironside Group to audit Cognos usage. (Delivered audit reports can be found in the Audit package folder.)
Cognos User License Reports (CIS Only) Reports developed by the BI and DBA teams to monitor user license assignments, group membership, and folder permissions. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): User License.
Conflict of Interest Reports For users in the Office of Research Integrity and Research Administration Information Systems (RAIS). Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Conflict of Interest. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team and RAIS.
Course Evaluation Reports For users in academic departments. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Course Evaluation. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
Dean of the College Shared folder for content developed and/or used by the Dean of the College users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Student, Student (Departmental).

Departmental Reports

(academic departments)

For administrative users in academic departments. This folder contains a variety of Banner-related reports for academic departments with course- and student-related information. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Course Proposal (Departmental), GSIM, GSIM Post 2015, Student (Departmental). Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team and the Registrar's Office.

NOTE: When requesting this folder, include your department number in the Additional Details field.

DOF Reports Folder for content developed and/or used by Dean of the Faculty users. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Student.
Emergency Readiness Subfolder in Registrar > Accessible by Other Offices for users who need access to student emergency contact information reports. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Student.
Enrollment Management For users in the Provost's Administrative Service Center. This folder contains reports for projecting student enrollment. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Student. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
Faculty Reports For users in the Office of Institutional Reseach and faculty affairs offices (in BioMed, Dean of the Faculty, and School of Public Health). Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Faculty.
Financial Records Reports (Legacy)

Folder for legacy (pre-FY14) financial records reports (divided into subfolders). Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Financial Records.

Graduate School

Shared folder for Graduate School administration users to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Admissions, Student, Accounts Receivable, Financial Aid, GSIM, GSIM Post 2015. Content developed and maintained by Graduate School administration.

NOTE: If you are in an academic department you should not request this folder. You should request the Departmental Reports folder instead.

HR Legacy Reports Subfolder in Human Resources Reports for reports against legacy (pre-FY13) HR data. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Human Resources. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
HR Online Employment System Legacy Reports Subfolder in Human Resources Reports for HR employment staff. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): HR Online Employment System Legacy. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
IACUC Reports For users in the Office of Research Integrity. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) reports. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): IACUC. Content developed and maintained by the Office of Sponsored Projects.
Institutional Research Shared folder for users in the Office of Institutional Research to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Admission, Student.
IRB Reports For users in the Office of Research Integrity. Institutional Review Board (IRB) reports. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): IRB. Most content developed by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
Labor Distribution Reports

For departmental users. Legacy (pre-FY14) payroll data. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Labor Distribution. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.

NOTE: When requesting this folder, include your department number in the Additional Details field.

Medical School OAFA Shared folder for users in the Medical School Office of Admissions and Financial Aid to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Admission, Financial Aid, Student. Content developed and maintained by the Medical School.
MedRandR Shared folder for users in Medical School Records and Registration to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Accounts Receivable, Student (Departmental), Student. Content developed and maintained by the Medical School.
Office of Continuing Education Departmental Reports For users in the School of Professional Studies. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Continuing Education. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
Office of Continuing Education Reports For users in the School of Professional Studies. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Continuing Education. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
OSP Senior Management Reports Subfolder in OSP Sponsored Projects. For OSP Senior Management only.
OSP Sponsored Projects Reports Shared folder for users in the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Sponsored Projects. Content developed and maintained by OSP.
Provost Shared folder for users in the Office of the Provost to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Financial Records (legacy pre-FY14)
Registrars Office Shared folder for users in the Office of the Registrar to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Course Proposal, Student (Departmental), Student.
Scheduling Office 25Live reports for users in the University Scheduling Office. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Event Scheduling. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
Scheduling Office Reports for Departments 25Live reports for departments. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Event Scheduling. Content developed and maintained by the CIS Business Intelligence Team.
Sponsored Projects Reports for Departments Sponsored Projects reports for departments. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Sponsored Projects. Content developed and maintained by the Office of Sponsored Projects. Users must have access to Coeus first to request this folder.
Student Accounts Shared folder for users in Student Financial Services to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Accounts Receivable. Content developed and maintained by Student Financial Services.
UG FinAid Shared Shared folder for users in Undergraduate Financial Aid to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Financial Aid. Content developed and maintained by Undergraduate Financial Aid.
Undergraduate Admission Shared folder for users in the Office of College Admission to save content. Access to this folder grants access to this package(s): Admission, Recruitment. Content developed and maintained by the Office of College Admission.

 

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