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Maryland Annual Collection 2 (MAC2) Revisions

Information for the MHEC Maryland Annual Collection 2 (MAC2)  is listed below.

September 12, 2013 - File submission change.  As a follow-up to a suggestion presented at the August 9th MdAIR meeting regarding single term submissions, MHEC, after exploring the idea with institutions, has reexamined the file submission approach and decided to proceed with single term uploads. 

2013-2014 MAC2 Schedules for major data files.

MAC2 Data Dictionary and Data Layouts

  • 2014 MHEC Data Dictionary (pdf)     Updated August 13, 2014
  • MAC2 Data File Specifications(pdf)   
    • Excel (97-2003) version of MAC2 data layouts(.xls).
    • Updated July 17, 2014 - Teacher code added (9999) for not in current list.
    • Updated July 7, 2014 - Reverse Transfer Flag Edit changed to agree with DD118  (Use Y instead of 1 to indicate Reverse Transfer Degree).
    • Updated May 27 -
      • DIS, ECS and NTS changed to ANNUAL files.
      • New Header for DIS
      •  DIS - Item #16 DD115 reactivated and changed to Prior Degree Flag.
    • Updated April 23 - DIS - Item #16 DD115 Multiple Degree Flag removed from record layout (use new DIS header). DIS Item #12 DD113 First Major Link replaces Multiple Major Flag.  DD144 Teacher Code field expanded to allow up to 4 codes.  Non-degree Teacher Candidate Student file added..
    • Updated March 26 with DIS - DD144 Teacher Codes, ECS - Additional Source OPEID 26009901 (Credit from Foreign Institution) added to OPEID list.
    • Updated Feb 19 with DIS, EOTS edits, DD144 Teacher Codes, DD113 Major Flag Codes.
    • EIS Data Entry Excel Worksheet (.xls) for small colleges. Includes Header and formatted columns. Right click and "Save target as" Excel file to your network.
       Key in, then save as comma separated values (.csv) file. Then upload to MHEC.
    • Updated Oct 18 with EDS edits, Definition Clarifications
    • New Student EIS Entry fields report for First-time student and Transfer students.
    • Updated September 12, 2013 with changes to EIS edits for admission fields.
    • Updated August 20, 2013 with links to the Data Dictionary Definitions.   
    • Updated August 7, 2013 with Edit Checks for data variables.
  • MAC2 DIS & NTS 4-Digit Teacher Codes (pdf) Updated July 17, 2014
  • High School Codes List (txt)

MAC2 Questions

MAC2 Preliminary Edits and Testing

Notes from Recent MAC2 Meetings:

 MAC2 Data Collection Header Records



 Office of Post-Secondary Identification (OPEID) Code

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