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System Requirements Overview
This document provides an overview of the environmental requirements that an institution will require to access HEIMS and submit data to the department.
HEIMS Administration System
The Higher Education Information Management System (HEIMS) provides functionality to administer the allocation of Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Numbers (CHESSN) for commencing, continuing and returning students. Additionally, the system may be used to find and then view a student's entitlement balance, and also to notify the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) of potential duplicate CHESSNs.
HEIMS Administration URL: https://admin.heims.deewr.gov.au/
User guides for HEIMS Administration functions can be found on our User Guides page.
New URLs for NEXT Production Release (NPR)
The existing URLs for the external testing of HEIMS Administration for CHESSN functionality, CHESSN Web Services – Real time/Batch and Commonwealth Scholarships were retired on Friday 4 March 2011. For any testing requirements after this time the URLs listed below need to be used.
HEIMS Administration NPR URL: https://extranet.deewr.gov.au/appheimsnpr/admin/
CHESSN Real time, Batch and Commonwealth Scholarships:
Technical Specifications for CHESSN functions
The requirements of the submission of CHESSN data via Web Services are detailed in the Technical Specifications.
Technical Specifications for Commonwealth Scholarship
The requirements of the submission of Commonwealth Scholarship data via Web Services are detailed in the Technical Specifications.
Application and Offers Technical Specifications
Technical Specifications for the University Applications and Offers HEIMS Web Services interface are detailed in the document below. The version 1.4 update supports the introduction of Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) (E488) to the University Applications and Offers collection.