Data Domains

Data is organized into domains to provide a common structure in order to clearly define boundaries, interdependencies and stewardship areas of responsibility. 

 Click and expand the sections below each primary data domain to view the secondary data domain listing. Check out the Media page for a quick five minute Data Governance video overview.

A list of current data stewards, along with their data area and contact information, is available in the Data Stewards Directory.


Academic Learning

Acadermic Learning Secondary Data Domains

  • Learning Engagement/Participation
  • Learning Outcome
  • Course Assessments/Student Performance/Grades
  • Carmen Course Design Elements/Course Structure



Advancement Secondary Data Domains

  • Advancement Data
  • Donor Fund Management


Finance and Supply Chain

Finance and Supply Chain Secondary Data Domains

  • AP and Payment Data
  • Asset Management
  • Banking and Settlement
  • Construction Project Management
  • Contract libraries
  • Customer Accounts
  • Debt Management
  • Endowment Accounting & Investments
  • Financial Accounting / General Ledger
  • Gift Amounts
  • Grants Management
  • Master data tables: Items, Prices, Vendors, Locations
  • Planning & Forecasting
  • PO
  • Spend, including categories and UNSPSC


Human Resources

Human Resources Secondary Data Domains

  • Benefits
  • Employee
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • HR Service Delivery
  • Job, Position, Compensation
  • Professional Development Learning
  • Recruiting
  • Talent



Payroll Secondary Data Domains

  • Income Withholding Orders
  • Leave
  • Payroll Accounting/Costing
  • Payroll Core
  • Payroll Expenses
  • Time and Absence



Person Secondary Data Domains

  • OSU Identity
  • Delegation Audit


Physical Space

Physical Space Secondary Data Domains

  • Building automation data/building sensor data

  • Facility Condition Information

  • Geographic Data

  • Hazardous Materials

  • Infrastructure

  • Maintainable Assets

  • Networks

  • Physical Area

  • Security

  • Space Data



Student Secondary Data Domains (for Workday Release 1)

  • Academic Advising & Student Success
  • Events and Activities
  • Financial Aid
  • Military and Veterans
  • Records, Enrollment and Curriculum
  • Recruiting and Admissions
  • Residential Experience
  • Student Core
  • Student Experience
  • Student Financials