Institutional Research

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research at South Suburban College supports administrative planning and decision-making by providing accurate and timely data in high-quality reports and administering institutional, local, and national surveys. The office supports the mission and goals of South Suburban College through several functions.

Data Management and Analytics: Coordinates the day-to day administration of college data by utilizing reporting and analytic tools to best prepare and report data for data-informed and data-driven decision-making across campus.

External Reporting: Functions as the source for all-inclusive, accurate, and meaningful information in response to requests from external stakeholders including federal and state agencies, legislators, external accrediting bodies, and the public through surveys and studies.

Institutional Surveys: Manages dissemination of campus-wide surveys to administrators, staff, faculty, and students as well as participation in national benchmark surveys.

Conducting Campus Research and Crafting Reports: Leads creation and implementation of institutional self-studies in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method formats to inform and support planning and decision-making.


Publications & Data

The office of Institutional Research is the official source of reporting and institutional analyses for South Suburban College. There are many resources available to the college community and the public for all research questions and accountability needs. The following links are examples of reports and data regularly prepared by the department.

IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

Enrollment Fact Books

Tenth Day of FALL Classes

Tenth Day of SPRING Classes

Please direct questions or comments about Institutional Research at SSC to Institutional Research department or Dr. Kevin Riordan, Ed.D, Director of Institutional Research.