Reporting Glossary

Terminology for the SheerID reporting suite. See Reporting for details on our performance dashboard and search tools.

Account ID

A unique identifier for the SheerID customer account that submitted the request.

Affiliation Types

Affiliation Types indicate the type of affiliation(s) either selected by the individual, or verified by SheerID. Values in this column will be self-explanatory, e.g., STUDENT_FULL_TIME, FACULTY, VETERAN.

  • Requested Affiliation Types represent the affiliation type requested by the individual.

  • Confirmed Affiliation Types are the affiliation types that the individual was determined by SheerID to hold.

Campaign Name

The name you gave to your verification program in MySheerID.

Data Updated Date

The date the affiliation information was most recently updated by the data source.

Errors

A list of errors encountered during the process for the verification request.

Organization Entity ID

A unique identifier for the requested organization.

Organization Name

The name of the requested organization. Organization Name values will depend on the Organization Type. For the UNIVERSITY Organization Type, the values will be the school selected or entered by the individual requesting eligibility verification. For the MILITARY Organization Type, the values will be blank. For the CORPORATE Organization Type, the values will be the Company (Employer) selected by the individual requesting eligibility verification.

Organization State

The US state in which the requested organization is located.

Organization Type

The type of requested organization. Organization types include UNIVERSITY, K12, MILITARY, CORPORATE, FIRST RESPONDER.

Period Begin Date

The start of the most recent status period, e.g., the most recent term start date for a student or the most recent period of service start date for a military member.

Period End Date

The end of the most recent status period, e.g., the most recent term end date for a student or the most recent period of service end date for a military member. A blank will indicate that the period is ongoing and current.

Person ID

A unique identifier for a set of an individual’s identifying data, which can be used to recognize duplicate submissions of the same data. The Person ID is used to enforce our same-person limit policy.

Request ID

A unique identifier for the verification request.

Request Timestamp

An ISO-formatted timestamp for the original request or the stamp of the most recent revision.

Result

  • true if the individual has been matched in at least one Verification Source and currently has at least one of the requested affiliation types.
  • false if the individual has been matched in at least one Verification Source and does not currently have at least one of the requested affiliation types.
  • [empty] if the individual has not been matched in any Verification Source.

Status

The current status of the verification request. There are four possible values for this data element:

  • NEW indicates that the verification request has not yet been submitted to any Verification Source
  • PENDING indicates that the final response from verification sources has not been received. Requests with this status have either not completed Document Review Verification or are in-progress of verifying through Single Sign On sources
  • OPEN indicates that the verification request has been submitted to a verification source but the individual has not been matched. In most cases, OPEN statuses will have a blank Result and did not submit a document for review.
  • COMPLETE indicates that the verification request has been submitted to a verification source and the individual has been matched and has a result of TRUE or FALSE.

User ID

A unique identifier for the SheerID account user that submitted the request.

Username

The SheerID account username of the user that submitted the request.

Verification Types

The types of verification used to obtain a result for the verification request. There are three possible values for this data element:

  • AUTHORITATIVE—indicates that SheerID has attempted to find a match within one of our authoritative data providers.
  • ASSET REVIEW—indicates that no authoritative verification was attempted and the verification was performed via Document Review.
  • AUTHORITATIVE, ASSET REVIEW—indicates that SheerID did not find a match within one of our authoritative data providers, and the individual then uploaded a document for Document Review Verification.