A USF office committed to: • Facilitating decision-making by providing data, analysis, business solutions, and
reporting; • Coordinating reporting and related needs across all USF campuses; • Facilitating academic planning and new degree requests; • Supporting the strategic planning efforts by ensuring competitive performance and
regional accreditation; • Collaborating with other USF units to display critically needed information via
dashboards, the DARE Dashboards, for example.
How Can ODS Help Me?
• Provides valid, reliable and actionable analyses to support decision-making; • Serves as the official data and reporting source for student and faculty data; • Promotes sound assessment practices across all academic programs and support units; • Provides oversight of program planning and review, and quality improvement initiatives; • Provides student and faculty data, analytics and modeling for units campus-wide; • Coordinates with the state governing body, external reporting, and accrediting agencies.