Argos Reporting

This site will help assist on how to create Argos reports. The links of the left side of this page will help guide you on creating a report. If you have any questions related to creating an Argos report for Student Banner please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Creating a New Report

Use this checklist to help organize your thoughts about the new report.

All report requests should be in writing.This forces the requestor to organize their thoughts.Use the Report Request Form to help.

  • Is there a report that meets my needs?
  • Is there a datablock the report can be built from?
  • How often will this report be used and by whom? (routine vs. adhoc)
  • Is the person authorized to have this information?(security)
  • What's the true "drop-dead date" it's needed by? (deadline)
  • How will the information be used?(purpose)
  • What data should be on the report, in both rows and columns?(specifications)
  • How are the data to be selected? (criteria)
  • How should the data be sorted and grouped? (filter)
  • How should the final output be displayed? (format)

Report Naming Conventions

This list is the Report Naming Conventions used by the user departments. A Report Code can be requested by sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . When it is approved, it will be entered here.

The report code will be the first part of the report name followed by a space or an underscore ("_"). The remainder of the report name is at the report creator's discretion. The report description can be used for additional documentation. An example of a report name using a report code -- "AM_ODST_Fall 09 Applicants". The description of the report could be -- "List the total number of applicants for the Fall Semester 2009".

Report Code by Department

AR Accounts Receivable

SR Student Records

AM Admissions

GS Graduate School

AA Academic Affairs

IN International

IR Institutional Research

EM Enrollment Management

FA Financial Aid

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