How to run Self-Service Consumer Reports


The Self-Service Consumer Report page is located on InsideState. These reports are individually designed to give you access to specific information.


  • Access to InsideState
  • Most reports require access to Cognos
    • Your ADFS Cognos username is the same as your employee email.
    • If you do not have access to Cognos, please contact Anna Kurtz at
  • Reports now open in their own tab

To Start:

Running a Report:

  • To access your report, scroll down on the page until you get to the section entitled "My Reports"Shows the my reports header.
    • You may enter information into any of the boxes (ReportID, Report Name, Description, Type or Category), then click "Filter" to search for a report you have access to
    • Click on the "Clear Filter" button to remove your filter criteria.
  • Once you have found the report you want to run (for example: the 202), click on the name of the report (in this case, Active Students) located under the "Report Name" column.
    shows where to click to open a report
  • To close out of the report, click on the X at the upper right hand corner


To view more pages in the report:

  • Scroll to the bottom of the report page.  If your report is separated by pages, you will see links that will allow you to see different pages.  (“Page Down” and “Bottom” for example). Click on the desired link to select the next screen of data or the last page of the data.


To download the report:

Within the blue bar near the top of the report is a right facing triangle.  When you hover over this triangle you should see "Run as"

shows the triangle and result of hovering over the triangle with the mouse

When you click on that triangle, you are presented with a number of options.  Choose "Run Excel data"

show report download options, specifically Run Excel data

The report will be downloaded to your computer as an Excel file. Check your downloads folder for the file

FERPA information:

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA),  is a federal law that protects the privacy of education records of all students. This federal law applies to all colleges and universities that receive funding from the federal government.  Student records cannot be released to a third party without prior written consent from the student.  For more information:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act



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