UM Analytics is the University of Minnesota Business Intelligence and Data Analytics platform. Based on data in the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW), it provides a platform for central units at the University (Finance, Human Resources, Research, Student, and University Services) to pre-build and publish content that utilizes University approved data definitions. It also enables campuses, colleges, units, and individuals to author their own ad hoc analyses, dashboards and visualizations.


  • Access published dashboards/analyses from Central Units in the UM Analytics Catalog, which can also be accessed on a report-by-report basis in the MyU Portal, Reporting Center:
  • Use a self-service data query builder to create your own data sets
  • Author advanced, dashboards and visualizations
  • Export dashboards and data in multiple formats
  • Data subject areas available for authoring analyses and dashboards currently include:
    • Finance - General Ledger
    • Finance/Research - Grants, Projects, and Contracts (Sponsored Projects)
    • Human Resources - Position, Job, and Compensation
    • Student - Course Enrollment
    • Coming Soon...
      • Student - Undergraduate Degree Progress
  • Use UM Analytics to build data sets for use in Tableau with the Unify BI Tableau Connector

Getting Started