Office of Planning and Institutional Research


The Office of Planning & Institutional Research (OPIR) has moved to the Villanova Center, which is located at 789 E. Lancaster Ave., Suite 120, Villanova, Pa 19085. After entering the shopping complex continue straight and at the top of the hill make a left, then a right and there are VU Vistor parking spots to park. Please enter through the center doors of the building, and continue straight to Suite 120, which is located on the right hand side past the hallway to the Azie Asian Restaurant.

The mailing address will remain the same: 800 E. Lancaster Avenue, OPIR, Villanova, PA 19085.


About Us

A highly-respected, highly-utilized office with a deeply collegial, service-oriented team that renders outstanding professional work, including:

  • Conducting cutting edge studies and offering technical assistance in support of strategic planning at the university, college and department levels.
  • Conducting evaluation and assessment studies and data analysis at all levels as well as offering technical assistance in these areas.
  • Managing and continuously improving the CATS data collection/analysis/reporting system, including preparing special reports and data mining.
  • Collecting certain externally mandated data and data for professional organizations. 

Contact Us

Office Location:

789 E. Lancaster Avenue, Suite 120
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Summer Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Mailing Address
Office of Planning & Institutional Research (OPIR)
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Phone: 610.519.7582
Fax: 610.519.7162


Meet Our Staff