About EIS

The Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) department is responsible for the mission-critical, enterprise-wide information systems at Texas A&M University. The team manages the Compass system for the university's three campuses in College Station, Galveston, and Qatar. The university purchased the system from Ellucian.

To improve reporting capabilities, EIS also responsible for maintaining the Ellucian Operational Data Store (ODS). Additionally, EIS maintains a web portal that serves as the "front door" for Compass end-users. The Howdy web portal at https://howdy.tamu.edu is also an Ellucian product. Howdy currently allows Texas A&M University students, applicants, faculty, staff, parents and former students to use a single sign-on to access web-based campus services.