Subscription F.A.Q.

After I pay, how can I access PLAmetrics?

  • Each subscription holder will receive an email with a username and password sent to the email address provided when you subscribed.  You can use this login information on the PLAmetrics portal to access PLAmetrics from any web enabled device.

Can I be invoiced?

  • Yes.  You have the option of selecting an invoice or to pay online using a credit card, either way you will receive immediate access to PLAmetrics.

What are the license terms?

While no formal licensing agreement exists the license terms are as follows;

  • Subscriptions are on an annual basis starting on the date you subscribed.
  • Login information (username and password) can be shared within your institution (only faculty and staff) and allows simultaneous access. If student or public access is needed please call 1-866-792-5291 for pricing.
  • Data in PLAmetrics cannot be sold, repackaged, or redistributed.
  • Subscribers will not reverse engineer, disassemble, de-compile, attempt to derive the source code, adapt, create derivative works of, port, share with third parties, or otherwise modify in any way the PLAmetrics product.

*Please note these rules are subject to change.

If I pay online will I receive a receipt/invoice?

  • If you pay online you will be sent a receipt for your payment.  The receipt and invoice contain the same information.

I’m not sure if my institution submitted data to PLA, how do I know if I’m eligible for the special pricing?

  • If you’re not sure, then please answer Yes to the questions “Did your institution contribute data to PLA?” and/or "Did you previously subscribe to the PLDS online database?" and then locate your institution from the drop-down list.  If your institution is not listed you are not eligible for the discounted price. 

What data is available with my PLAmetrics subscription?

  • The latest fiscal year PLA data is available with your PLAmetrics subscription.  Historical PLA (FY2002-Current) data is also available.

If I still have questions who should I contact?

  • Please contact Ryan Patrick at 1-866-792-5291 or