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The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) is committed to supporting the mission of LA Valley College by providing valid data to assist campus stakeholders in making data-informed decisions that support student learning and align with institutional strategic goals and accreditation requirements.

Before making a request, please examine the extensive data tools that are already publicly available that may meet your needs:

LAVC Sources

  • Dashboards - (Dashboard embedded for: Enrollment & Student Outcomes, NonCredit Enrollment, Awards, Special Populations, Assessment Orientation & Counseling)
  • Reports - (links to data reports and archival data on student demographics and outcomes)

External Sources

  • Cal-PASS Plus LaunchBoard - (useful for local, regional and statewide program completion, employment and earnings data for CTE and non-CTE programs) *LaunchBoard access requires registering for a FREE account on the Cal-PASS Plus system.
  • Data Mart (CCCCO) - (useful for past data on student demographics, enrollment, FTES, program completion, assessment, orientation and counseling and other student services contacts, etc.)  
  • IPEDS - (institutional characteristics, enrollment, completion, graduation, financial aid, net price, human resources)
  • LACCD Institutional Research site
  • Student Right-To-Know (SRTK) - (Completion and Transfer rate disclosure)
  • Student Success Metrics (CCCCO- CalPass) - outcomes of students such as learning progress, and momentum
  • Student Success Scorecard - (useful for cohort data on basic skills outcomes, transfer-readiness, persistence, enrollment momentum, etc.)


If you do not find what you need, please complete this form with specific details about your request so that we may best serve you. Generally, data requests for external compliance and accountability reporting and those with direct impact on enrollment management and student outreach efforts will receive priority consideration.

We will work with you to determine a timeline for completion. In general, we require at least 3 weeks. The complexity of your request and the availability of our staff to complete your request will ultimately decide the timeline. If you are working with a strict deadline, please give us as much advanced notice as possible.

Select the type of request you would like to complete:

To request LAVC as a research site or to recruit participants:

  • Provide a coppy of your complete Human Subjects application from your instituion.  Include a detailed description of your research project (i.e. methodology, recruitment of subjects) and informed consent documents. LAVC OIE does not provide student contact information for recruitment.
  • Provide an approved IRB certification from your institution.  All projects must be compliant with Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects.
  • Provide an LAVC contact for your project.
  • Provide information on how your results will be shared and whether the college will be identified in the results.
  • Provide the completed draft MOU/site approval form required by your institution.
  • For questions regarding this process or to submit the required documents, please contact research@lavc.edu.

*Allow a minimum of 30 days for approval.