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Student Data Resources

Student Data Dashboard Overview & Homework

Office Hours

Campus data analysts are currently offering Cal Answers Office Hours to assist new and continuing users with questions about how to access, retrieve, and interpret data within the subject areas:

  • HR Census
  • Student Applicant
  • Student Curriculum
  • Student Demographics & Outcomes
  • Student Financials 

Learn more and sign up!

Cal Answers Student Data Basic Navigation Training

What to learn how to navigate the Cal Answers student data subject areas to access, format and print your data tables?

Sign up to be added to the Waitlist and we will notify you as soon as more of our 2- hour hands-on training classes are scheduled.

At the end of the class you will have practiced:

  • Applying filters to access your unit-specific student data
  • Managing the layout of the data tables by moving and hiding columns
  • Saving customized views of your data for future reference and sharing with your colleagues
  • Printing and exporting data tables and charts


Each subject area maintains a wiki - a collaborative web site where the business analysts document their subject area's procedural information, such as data definitions, report field lists, unique methodology considerations, etc. Select the link below to view the wiki of the subject area you are researching:

Campus Workforce Planning
PI Portfolio
Procure to Pay
Student Applicants
Student Curriculum 

Student Demographics & Outcomes
Student Financials