ODS | Office of Decision Support | University of South Florida

  • consolidation

    ODS played a key role during consolidation.

  • ODS continues to collaborate with Dr. Hordge-Freeman, the Senior Advisor to the President and Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, to create the DARE Dashboards.

    ODS continues to collaborate with Dr. Hordge-Freeman, the Senior Advisor to the President and Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, to create the DARE Dashboards.

  • USF is the fastest rising university inside the top 50 according to US News & World Report.

    USF is the fastest rising university inside the top 50 according to US News & World Report.

What is ODS?

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 request;
• 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.

ODS Highlights

  • View ODS Annual Reportannual-report
  • View ODS Mission and GoalsMission and Goals