Cognos Access Request


Cognos is the Board of Regents system-approved reporting tool for Banner. 

Requested access can be set up as either:

  • Report Developer  - To build and run reports 
  • Report Consumer - To run pre-built reports

Supervisors must complete this request for employees.

In some cases, approval to the Cognos Folder Security Group may be required from data stakeholders in addition to their supervisor. Once access has been granted by RIS, the requestor is notified.

Note: All requests for access are subject to approval by IT personnel in conjunction with the corresponding data steward for the division whose information is being sought. 

  • Access to pre-built reports of official data in Cognos departmental folders to support business decisions
Target Completion Date

If approved, Access will be available within 10 business days

Available To

USD Staff, Faculty, Advisors, and Student  Employees, as needed


There is no cost for this service


FERPA, & USD's Policy on the Confidentiality of Student Records, and other privacy rules pertain.

Request Access

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