Common Data Set
The Common Data Set (CDS) is a collaborative initiative aimed at providing clear and well-defined data for use in various annual surveys and for public consumption. The CDS provides standards and definitions of data items in various categories, from admissions information to enrollment data to the numbers of faculty and graduates. UWSP updates its common data set annually and is typically completed by the end of October. For questions or a copy of the CDS in Excel format, contact the Institutional Research and Effectiveness Office.