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The Office of Institutional Research (IR) at SMC strives to support the college's mission and commitment to student learning and success by providing quality, accessible, reliable and relevant information to facilitate decision-making and planning processes, enhance institutional effectiveness, and promote a culture of evidence-based inquiry.

The IR Service Level Agreement (SLA) details the types of services internal clients (managers, department chairs, faculty leaders, and other users of IR services) can expect from the office. Access the SLA here: MS Word Document2019 IR Service Level Agreement.

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  • Fast Facts SMC at a glance for the most recent data available

  • Data Dashboards Access data describing enrollment, student demographics, and outcomes trends for the last five academic years

  • Institutional Effectiveness ie icon.png Data and reports describing SMC's performance on institutional effectiveness metrics

  • Program Review Data Access data dashboards for the annual and six-year program review self-evaluation reports (internal access only)

  • Report Library Access past research reports published by the Office of Institutional Research

  • Research Agenda Santa Monica College's research priorities for the next two years

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