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Cognos Access and Banner Report Request Form

The College of Charleston offers a web form in MyCharleston for you to request reports needed from Banner data and request access to Cognos. Cognos is the report writing tool that accesses data from the Banner ERP system. If you want to be an author or consumer, you must request access using this form. Please fill out the form as completely as possible, and it will be routed to the appropriate data owner for security reasons.

To request access to reports for any of these areas, please log into and click on the My Forms tab. Or use the following link: Cognos Data Access Request

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Admissions
  • Course
  • Employee
  • Faculty (HR data about faculty, such as rank, sabbatical, etc.)
  • Finance
  • Financial Aid
  • Student (including class listings, advisees, grades information, graduation information, majors or minors, and more!)

Cognos Consumer and Author Training

Once your Consumer level data access is approved you will recieve an email with instructions on gaining access to Cognos. Consumers are conditionally granted access to Cognos, with the understanding you must complete the online training provided to you. If additonal training is needed or an in-person training session is preferred please contact CognosHelp or use the link below.

Authors who have already completed Consumer training are required to take an in person training session before access is granted.

Request In person or Author Training

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