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Office of the Secretary of Higher Education

Office of Research and Accountability - Student Unit Record (SURE)

The Student Unit Record (SURE) system is designed to strengthen the capacity of New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education to discharge its research, planning, and coordinating responsibilities. To assist institutions in a variety of ways, by tracking their transfers, reducing their need to fill out forms, and provide a student-unit record database for policy analysis and research purposes. Currently, approximately 40 institutions participate in SURE with a growing increasing number to meet licensing requirements for those receiving State operating aid or state-funded student financial aid

Complete SURE System Overview

Reporting Schedule & Resources

Due Date Data Submission Data Dictionaries Data Checklists Data Templates
August 8, 2022 Social Security Number Updates Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template
September 2, 2022 FY Completions File Completions Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Distance Education Excel file Data Template
September 2, 2022 12-Month Enrollment File Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template
October 7, 2022 Non-Credit Open Enrollment File (Community Colleges) Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template
October 21, 2022 Summer Degrees File Completions Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template
November 18, 2022 Fall Enrollment File Enrollment Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template
December 2 , 2022 New Transfer Enrollment File (Senior Publics) Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template
February 10 , 2023 Social Security Number Updates Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template
April 3, 2023 Spring Enrollment File Enrollment Data Dictionary Data Formatting Checklist Data Template

Last Updated: Thursday, 08/25/22