What is Cognos?

Cognos Query Studio is a web-based tool for exploring, analyzing, and comparing dimensional data. Cognos helps users integrate our institutional information into data visualizations.


How do I request access to Cognos?

To gain access to Cognos, users must first have a Banner account (with the minimum access). Users will then need to submit a request indicating what access is required by selecting the appropriate Banner module access form at


Cost and Eligibility:

Cognos is available to all active staff and faculty at the University of Denver.


Additional Resources:

Visit the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis to learn more about Cognos