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ARGOS YESS Demographics Documentation

Using the “ARGOS: Demographics” Dashboard in the ARGOS Advanced Reporting Tool. The ARGOS web viewer may look different and
functionality may be expanded or limited. (For example in the web viewer, users can manually manipulate the graph style, but in
Advanced ARGOS that functionality is not available.)

This report pulls the full population of college students who enrolled in at least 1 credit level course or a population taken from a “Popsel” (as of the term specified in the dashboard drop down menu on the main page),
and calculates what percentage of this group of students falls into specified demographics categories as follows:

  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Pell Status
  • Age Category
  • Enrollment Intensity
  • First Generation Status

The Overview tab:

The Overview or “Main” tab allows you to look at a graph of data, disaggregated by Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Pell status, Age category, Enrollment intensity, and First Generation status. 

If you wish to see demographics for the current term simply click the run button. If you wish to select a different term, unselect the term checkbox and select a term from the dropdown menu.


The YESS ARGOS Reports are now compatible with Banner POPSELs. The “All Students” or “Popsel” buttons will appear on the main or overview tabs of ALL Argos YESS Reports.
To use a popsel (population selection) that you or someone else has created and populated with G numbers simply enter the field information as you would in Banner. The most common application is Student. The “Selection” field is the name of the popsel. “Creator” will need the banner username of the person who created the popsel. The “User” field will require the banner username of the person that loaded the popsel, most commonly the creator or your own banner user name. The “Size” field will populate automatically if all other fields have been entered correctly.

Popsel Button

The OLAP tab:

This tab provides an OLAP cube, which allows the highest amount of customization of how the data is displayed. The manipulation
of OLAP cubes is beyond the scope of this documentation. For training on how to effectively use an OLAP cube please see external
documentation or training courses.

OLAP Training: