Title: IPEDS Institutional Characteristics Header (IC-H) (Part of Registration)

Acronym: IPEDS

Description: The primary purpose of the IPEDS Institutional Characteristics Header (IC-H) survey is to collect basic institutional data including control or affiliation, calendar system, and award levels. These data are key to accurate reporting as they are used to determine the reporting for other IPEDS surveys.

Agency: U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

Direct Agency: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System

Main IPEDS Website: http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds IPEDS Data Reporting and Information (Log in required for reporting): https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/Home/ReportYourData

Due Date: Registration Period, typically August

Due Month: August

Status: Active

Status Date: 2017-07-26