Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research collects, analyzes, and disseminates internal and external data/information to support the college in data-driven decision-making along with developing creative solutions that improve institutional effectiveness, accountability, and student success.

Institutional Research supports services for administration, faculty, staff, students and the Board of Trustees.


Requests for Information or Data

All parties, whether internal or external, who request access to Shawnee Community College students, faculty, staff, or institutional records for research purposes need to fill out a Request for Approval of Research form. CIP Team or Divisional Surveys may be approved by the Director of Institutional Research through an interview process.

Please allow 7-10 working days for all requests to be processed.

Download Form

IR Documentation

Data Dashboard

Strategic Plan

Quick Facts 2021

Economic Impact Study Report for SCC

Federal Compliance Document – 2014

Self Study – 2004-2014

Survey Policy


External Links

American Association of Community Colleges

Higher Learning Commission

Illinois Community College Board

Illinois Board of Higher Education

Illinois Council of Community College Administrators

Integrated Postsecondary Education System

National Center for Education Statistics


Contact for More Information

Dr. April Teske | Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning
Phone: (618) 634-3349