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Institutional Effectiveness

Mission: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness provides leadership in college institutional research, assessment, strategic planning, and accreditation to foster a culture of data-driven decision making.

Vision: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness at Finger Lakes Community College will be recognized as a leader in effective assessment efforts. All levels of the campus community will: use research to make data-driven decisions, recognize the alignment of goals throughout all levels of the College is imperative to effective strategic planning, and support assessment planning and program review as vital practices for continuous improvement.

Available Data and Research Request Form

Standard data is currently available in the Fall 2014 Enrollment ReportAdobe Acrobat, PDFor Data Book, which can be accessed via the employee intranet (left side under documents, within the Institutional Research page). These two resources have a wide array of data (student demographics, program enrollment, graduates, etc.), which may contain the answer to your data needs. Please check these resources before completing a data request. 

If you have a specific data need, that is not addressed through the above resources, please complete the Research Request Form. Once completed, please allow at least three weeks for your request to be addressed. For any questions you may have, do not hesitate to contact our office.

Institutional Review Board

The FLCC Institutional Review Board (IRB) exists to assist individuals interested in doing human subjects research in ensuring ethical standards. A proposal must be submitted to the IRB at least two weeks prior to the start of any research. The majority of the research proposed at FLCC is exempt or expedited. Please refer to the Human Subject Regulations Decision Charts to determine if your project meets the exempt or expedited standards.

Review Board Forms

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

For any research involving animals, please fill out an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) form.

Animal Use Forms