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Cal Answers Student Data Dashboards Map

Student Data dashboards provide Cal Answers users with the ability to view and analyze student data in order to answer questions and improve decision making. The student data dashboards currently available...

How do I select multiple filter values in the dashboard prompts at the same time?

Single vs. Multi-Select

Prompts with a checkmark allow you to select one value.

Prompts with checkboxes allow you to select multiple values.

select multiple items

Enter Multiple Codes or...

Can I run a concurrent analysis without leaving my current one?

This is helpful when you need to compare two different sets of results within the same dashboard. You can create a bookmark link and open it in a new tab.

You can also open a new tab and go to calanswers.berkeley.edu to go to another dashboard.

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Which student data dashboards and reports include Graduate student data?

Most of the student dashboards include Graduate student data. These dashboards in the Student Demographics & Outcomes subject area do not include Graduate Student data:

Graduation, Retention and Time to Degree Multiple Majors

Check out the Cal Answers Student Data Subject Areas, Dashboards & Filters Map job aid. Reports with an * include undergraduate data only. All other reports include both Graduate or Undergraduate student data.

Can I find Summer Session (A, B,C, D) course enrollments counts over the past several years in Cal Answers?

To see summer session enrollments, go to the Curriculum Long Term Planning Dashboard, Course View Report. Select the summers you want using the Year & Semester filters and the summer session you want to view in the Session Nbr filter.

Does the Summer term lead or trail in the academic calendar?

The Summer term leads in the UC Berkeley academic calendar. Note that the Financial Aid Year treats Summer as a trailing term, however.

Summer-Fall-Spring

Student Demographics and Outcomes

Overview
Goals
Dashboards
Learning resources

Overview

Student Demographics and Outcomes reporting incorporates data for both registered students and awarded degrees. This data helps staff understand the composition and academic behaviors of our student body, as well as examine outcomes, such as retention and graduation, for different groups. Cal Answers allows integration of student demographics and outcomes data with a variety of other data sources,...

What is the difference between Return and the breadcrumb trail?

The Return link in a drilldown takes you back to the main page of the dashboard. The Breadcrumb path takes you back to one of the previous pages or the main page depending on the breadcrumb you click on.

There is no difference if the dashboard has only one layer of drilldown. There is a difference if the dashboard has more than one layer of drilldown.

Wiki Now Available Again

May 1, 2019

The campus' wiki installation, which hosts some Cal Answers report and data documentation, is now available again, via links from the Cal Answers website and Cal Answers dashboards. We apologize for the inconvenience while it was unavailable.

Data Love! February CoP Friday, 02.08.19 Academic Planning Dashboard and Cal Answers Upgrade

February 6, 2019

data love

What's not to love about data and February?

February 2019 CoP session

Come learn more at the new Divisional level Academic Planning Dashboard presented by Malcolm Quon, Institutional Research Analyst with the...