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MAC Degree and Formal Awards Survey (MHEC D)
Excel Workbooks for Private Institutions Reporting Aggregate Data

DIS File Layout Specifications (PDF)

DIS Header Record

Please submit the completed DIS unit record file by the due date to MHEC using the MHEC Secure File Transfer website.

For improved processing and automatic calculations, MHEC is providing formatted Excel 2003  workbooks to collect data for the Degrees and Formal Awards survey (MHEC-D).  Please submit the completed survey by the due date to MHEC using the MHEC Secure File Transfer website.

 Degree and Formal Awards - All Students
      MHEC D Instructions (pdf)

Select your College Workbook and save to your computer:

Aug. 1, 2022

Directions and Steps to Complete the Survey:

  1. Download and save the Survey form and instructions to your computer.  You can right click the survey above and select "Save target as" to save the Excel Workbook to your computer.
  2. Open the workbook  on your computer and enter you name and institution information at the top of each worksheet.
  3. Please do not reformat or change the set up of the worksheets.
  4. Enter the student counts as numbers - do not enter letters.
  5. TOTALS in yellow highlighted cells are calculated automatically (do not enter data in the yellow cells).
  6. If you have no data for a sheet or cell you can leave it blank.
  7. Please scroll to the right and left to make sure you have viewed and completed all the columns and rows, and all the worksheets in the workbook.
  8. SAVE the data in your Excel workbook as an .xlsx workbook  on your computer.
  9. Once you have completed the workbook, please return to the MHEC Secure Data Web at and use the File Transfer process for Maryland Annual Collection (MAC) Surveys."  You will  be asked to log-in. 
  10. If you do not have the MHEC UserID assigned to your institution by MHEC please email the Help Desk at
  11. After you log-in a secure web page will allow you to  upload [Submit] the survey.