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Reporting Systems (Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence) - Access

This article explains how to gain access to Business Objects reporting.

Business Objects use is restricted to those people who require access to central administrative systems data in order to do their jobs and who are properly authorized. Access to data requires use of a login ID and password. Follow these instructions to complete the required forms:

  • Griffin Business Objects reporting: Click the following link:

  • AURA-IRB and AURA Grants Business Objects reporting: Follow the instructions at to request an AURA application user account with the reporting role for the desired module(s), Grants and/or IRB

  • Student Data Warehouse (SDW) Business Objects reporting: Complete the SDW Security Form. You must also complete FERPA training, if you have not done so already.

  • Financials, Payroll, HR and GEMS Business Objects reporting: Complete the the following steps:

1. Complete the Access Request Cover Form to request, modify or delete a Business Objects account for the selected subject area(s). Existing users have already completed a Confidentiality Form and do not need to fill out or send in the second page.

2. Complete the applicable data access security form(s) for each subject area requested (each form includes instructions that do not need to be scanned or faxed):

    3. Forward all forms to your supervisor or other necessary approver(s) for signature, then scan and email the completed signed forms to (If you do not have access to a scanner, you can fax the forms to 2-6090).
    For new users
    : a scanned copy of the signed original of the forms should be uploaded to Workday (instructions at:

NOTE - Do Not Save copies of these forms offline or link to individual forms, as they change periodically. Link to the knowledge article instead.

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Keywords:IRF AURA SDW "Student Data Warehouse" Webi Deski BO Business Objects "Web intelligence" "Desktop Intelligence" GEMS ACCTS PETS   Doc ID:27328
Owner:James I.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2012-11-12 09:58 CSTUpdated:2016-09-07 13:54 CST
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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