About IRDS

The Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support (IRDS) serves VCU by providing pertinent statistical analysis, institutional research, and data support to progress the university's strategic plan. IRDS supports the Office of the Provost and the broader VCU community by providing access to accurate, centralized data about the university and its peer institutions.

IRDS coordinates institutional mandatory reporting, organizes and shares access to university data, houses institutional research and survey data, provides training on data use and tools, and supports VCU's mission through strategic decision support.