Institutional Research and Planning

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning is comprised of the following three areas:  Institutional Research, Campus Planning and Space Management, and Examination Services.

Institutional Research

Institutional Research (IR) provides expertise in analysis of issues confronting higher education in general and UNL in particular. IR maintains, manages, and reports information on students, faculty and staff, academic programs, national and peer institutions, higher education trends, and agency data.

Campus Planning and Space Management

The role of Campus Planning is to prepare, update, and monitor the implementation of a Master Plan to guide campus growth and development. The Master Plan builds upon the institution's strategic plan and vision for the future, insuring that provision is made for required physical facilities in the form of land, buildings, and supporting infrastructure and establishes guidance for environmental and aesthetic considerations.

Examination Services

Examination Services offers a variety of testing and scoring services for UNL and other non-university users. Faculty and graduate teaching assistants can use Examination Services for the scoring of tests, surveys, and teaching evaluations.


Blackboard Upload Service

Examination ServicesExamination Services is introducing a Blackboard Upload Service for the Fall 2014 semester. Basically, Excel file scores and text file statistical reports will be uploaded into your Blackboard account instead of e-mailed to you.

If you are interested, please call us at 402-472-2313 and ask for Ben, or e-mail us at

AMIS Data Dictionary, 2014-2015

Data Dictionary 2014-2015Attention AMIS Users:
The updated Academic Management Information System  (AMIS) Data Dictionary, 2014-2015, is now available for download (2 MB, 127 pgs).

Delaware Study

Delaware StudyThe National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity, Fall 2013 Report of Fall 2012 Data (i.e. "Delaware Study"), is now available.  This 16-page report details teaching workloads, instructional costs and productivity, by academic discipline.