Institutional Research


  • SUDDS (Seattle University Data Delivery System) is the institution's data warehouse, first developed in 2002. SUDDS 2.0 was launched in 2007 with a significantly more robust and flexible platform. In August 2011, SUDDS 2.5 launched with the migration of the warehouse to a new server running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, a move which also added viewing capability in Firefox  and Safari browsers in addition to Internet Explorer.

    SUDDS provides a wide range of dynamic reports updated nightly. SUDDS is accessed via Internet browsers and requires a SU login and FERPA training.  

    • SUDDS (Request access
    • FERPA training (contact HR, 296-5870, to request an individual training link)

    Current SUDDS training: GL Financials

    Training sessions are offered monthly. The next training sessions are scheduled for March 24th at 2pm, April 23rd at 8:30am, May 21th at 8:30am, and June 23rd at 9am. Please RSVP to to reserve your seat in the course. You will receive an outlook calendar appointment with the location of the session and preparation instructions. Please note that sessions with fewer than five participants will be cancelled.

    Training Description:The University Budget Office provides training on the general ledger reports currently available in the Financials folder of SUDDS.  The 1.5 hour training provides information on the financial data currently available, the foundational fiscal policies that provide context for this data, and ways in which the financial reports can be used for effective and efficient budget management.


    Popular academic SUDDS reports

    • Registered Students: Lists all students actively registered for courses in a given term
    • Course Rosters: Lists all students in a course including pictures
    • Standings Report: Lists students who are on Deans lists, or who have academic holds
    • Faculty Grade Distribution Reports: Provides data to support faculty reviews (accessible to each dean's office)
    • Retention & Graduation Reports

    Popular financial SUDDS reports

    • GL Budget Summary
    • GL Activity Detail
    • GL Detail Ledger
    • GL Budget Detail

    Click here to see a list of all SUDDS reports.