AIR/CUNY IPEDS Finance Training for IR Professionals - New York, NY

April 11-11, 2019

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and CUNY John Jay College are co-hosting 4, half-day IPEDS Workshops for data providers and users at CUNY John Jay College. Financial support for these workshops is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Participants may register for 1 morning workshop and 1 afternoon workshop - see calendar for available options.

Workshop Content

IPEDS Finance Training for IR Professionals

This workshop is designed for IR professionals who have no training in finance or accounting, and focuses on a general understanding of higher education finance with an overview of where, how, and why IPEDS Finance data are used. Topics include an introduction to higher education finance; Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) vs. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB); key accounting concepts; a review of general purpose financial statements and how they relate to the IPEDS Finance survey; and reporting comparison challenges. Exercises provide participants with experience completing the IPEDS Finance survey and benchmarking with commonly used finance variables.


  • Held at the CUNY John Jay College – 524 W. 59th Street - New York, NY
  • Includes three hours of instruction and workshop materials
  • No tuition charge to participants


This workshop is limited to 45 participants. Workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Seat confirmations are delivered via email on a rolling basis approximately 3 business days after an online seat registration is submitted. Workshop registration components:
  • Contact and employment information
  • IPEDS Experience
  • Brief description of how the specific curriculum offered at the workshop will benefit you
  • Supervisor's Contact Information (for Workshop attendance acknowledgement communication)
  • Agreement to:
    • Bring a MAC or PC laptop with wireless capability and Microsoft Excel
    • Arrange and pay for travel and hotel as needed
    • Attend the entire workshop and complete the workshop evaluation
    • Notify AIR immediately if unable to attend the workshop

Note: If you have any special needs addressed by the American with Disabilities Act, please contact the IPEDS Workshop Team at 850-385-4155 x2 or e-mail

Event Type(s): Workshop
Length of Event: Half day
Date(s): April 11-11, 2019