Guiding Principles

  • Provide easy, consistent, and well-supported electronic access to the data and information necessary for students, faculty, and staff to perform and manage their functions
  • Maximize the use of new, secure SIS (student information system) self-service functionality
  • Aggressively and collaboratively develop common student processes and data across all of Penn State, while still supporting the unique needs of campuses and colleges
  • Make informed decisions through the use of easy-to-use management reporting processes and technology
  • Use data and information as a strategic asset that is commonly defined, electronically captured at its point of origin, and appropriately shared across the University