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Documentation

General Documentation

Data Collection Calendar Calendar
Reporting Requirements and Required Data View
Glossary - Predefined Field Values for SURDS files

Glossary (opens in a new tab)

Validation Matrices
(Student Level/Registration Status, Student Level/Degree Level)
Matrices (opens in a new tab)
SURDS Frequently Asked Questions for Private Institutions
SURDS File Submission Errors Help ("FAQ")
SURDS User Guide
SURDS How-To Videos
View FAQ for Private Institutions (opens in a new tab)
View Submission Errors "FAQ" (opens in a new tab)
View User Guide (opens in a new tab)
View How-To Videos (opens in a new tab)
Private Institutions - For submitting list of degrees offered Approved Degree Template (xls)


SURDS Data Collections

Enrollment File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab) Sample File Template (.xlsx)
Student Course Enrollment File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab) Sample File Template (.xlsx)
UAF/Applicant/Assessment File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab)  
Degrees Awarded File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab) Sample File Template (.xlsx)
Financial Aid File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab) Sample File Template (.xlsx)
Educator Preparation File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab) Sample File Template (.xlsx)
Educator Prep. Tips (.mp4) (opens in a new tab)
Credit for Prior Learning File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab) Sample File Template (.xlsx)
Archive - Remedial Course (No longer collected) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab)  
Archive - HB-1023 Verification (No longer collected) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab)  
Archive - HB-1023 Verification Query (No longer collected) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab)  
Archive - Enrollment (No longer collected) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout Field Definitions (opens in a new tab)  

Budget & Finance Data Collections

FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions  
Tuition & Fees File Description File Layout (opens in a new tab) Field Definitions (opens in a new tab)  

Cohort Definitions

Graduation Cohort (Full-Time) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout Field Definitions  
Retention Cohort (Full-Time) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout Field Definitions  
Retention Cohort (Part-Time) File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout Field Definitions  
High School Graduate Cohort and Outcomes File Description (opens in a new tab) File Layout Field Definitions (opens in a new tab)