Center for Institutional Planning and Effectiveness (CIPE)

The primary goal of the Center for Institutional Planning and Effectiveness (CIPE) is to create an integrated model of evidence based decision making to support the University's leadership in its commitment to the core mission and progress towards strategic priorities.

The offices of Institutional Research & Analytics, Planning & Budget, and Assessment and Accreditation Support work together to provide you data reports and services that will enhance and support your data needs.

The Operating Budget, Tuition & Fees, and related financial information can be referenced on Planning and Budget's Office Reports web page.

Large scale institutional surveys (more than 100 prospective participants) should refer to the Guidelines for Institutional Surveys. Once you review these guidelines, contact to get your institutional survey started. 

Data Requests  

For reports, dashboards, and other services, please submit a data request in the CIPE section on Data Assist. You will need to be logged in to myUSF to access Data Assist.

Tableau Access, Training and Resources

Tableau Server: To request access or training for using specific reports, please contact us at as well as submit a BI access request for the desired functional (data) area.

Tableau User Guide: Covers basic navigation and functionality of Tableau Server environment.

Training Videos courtesy of Tableau (you will be asked to set up an account before access is allowed)