Institutional Research - Access to Analytics on theFort

Access to Analytics on theFort

Please be aware of the External Reporting Policy.

How to get access to Analytics on theFort

  1. Take the FERPA course in FLC Employee Training: https://courses.fortlewis.edu

  2. Take the Data Handling Best Practices course: https://courses.fortlewis.edu/courses/12441/

  3. Have your department head or Chair request access through AskAnalytics@fortlewis.edu.

    1. The information I will need is:

      1. Your email address

      2. The dashboard or type of information you need access to (examples: Program Review, Enrollment and Graduation information)

      3. The reason you need access to this information (examples: Grant application, Program Review)

      4. Include a copy of your FERPA certificate of completion and the screen print of the Completion page of the Data Handling Best Practices course.

Once you have access, go to theFort and search for Analytics.  Click on the heart to save it as a favorite.  When you click on the task it will ask you to log in.  After loging in you will be in Analytics on theFort. 

Dashboards:

Program Review Dashboard:  Contains trends for Enrollment by Major, Degrees, Applicants, Class Size, Course Utilization and Retention and Graduation Rates.

Planning Metrics Dashboard:  Shows trends for Registration, percent Undeclared Majors, Students registered for 15 credit hours or more, average time to completion and Retention and Graduation Rates.

Grades Dashboard:  Contains information about grades in courses.  It is used for Program Review and Academic Standing.

Class Utilization Dashboard:  Useful for course scheduling and monitoring class/course enrollment.

Student Faculty Ratios:  Contains information about Faculty and Student Full-time Equivalencies (FTE). Shows how many faculty taught how many students.

Host Family Dashboard:  Shows Retention and Graduation Rates for Host Family participants compared to FLC rates.

Financial Aid CDS & US News Dashboard:  Used to fill out the Financial Aid section of the Common Data Set.  This same information is used in the US News Survey.

IPEDS Financial Aid:  Used to fill out the IPEDS Financial Aid Survey.

Enrollment Overview:  Shows enrollment comparisons for upcoming terms (Formerly Admissions Overview, Enrollment Tabs)

Enrollment Management Executive Summary:  Shows Applications by Freshman and Transfer, Confirmed Majors, Enrollment Comparison to prior year and week, Royall and Conditional Admits. Combines key admissions and enrollment metrics (Formerly Enrollment Executive Summary)

Enrollment Management:  Shows Re-enrollment Rates, 30 credit hour completion for Cohorts, Retention and Graduation Rates by Residency, Average Hours Enrolled, High School Feeder Report, Transfer Institutions, Enrolment by CIP and Major, Degrees by CIP and Major and Students enrolled by Major.

Admissions Overview:  Contains a vast amount of information regarding applicants for the upcoming terms.  (Formerly Admissions Executive Summary, Admissions tabs).

Student Life Center Dashboard: Shows how students are using the Student Life Center.  Explores Cohort Retention and Usage.