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CHE Management Information System (CHEMIS)

As the state's coordinating board, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education facilitates institutional data submission from the state's public and independent colleges and university through the CHE Management Information System (CHEMIS), a higher education database. Data is collected throughout the year and is used for research, responding to inquiries at the state and national levels, and carrying out higher program administration requirements.


2024-2025 Submission Dates

2023-2024 Data Submission Calendar

IPEDS Collection Schedule 2023 2024

    Primary CHEMIS Contacts for Public Institutions
    (As of July 14, 2022)
    The Citadel Lisa Pace Director of Institutional Research
    Clemson Dr. Juan Xu Director of Institutional Research
    Coastal Carolina University Holly J. Legg  Interim Director, Institutional Research
    College of Charleston Michelle L. Smith Executive Director of Institutional Research
    Francis Marion University Dr. Charlene Wages Vice President for Administration and Planning
    Lander University Mr. Mac Kirkpatrick Director of Institutional Research
    Medical University of South Carolina Mr. Stan Sulkowski Director of University Reporting
    South Carolina State University Cammie Berry Director of Institutional Research
    SC Technical College System Moses E. Brown Associate Vice President, Data Management and Reporting
    University of South Carolina Dr. Cheryl Addy Interim Executive Director, Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Analytics
    Winthrop University Maria Linn  Director of Institutional Research
    Institutional Reporting of Proviso 11.15 (CHE Abatement) to CHE 2017 (Public Institutions)

    Public Institutions

    (CHE: Abatements) “By November first of each year, state supported institutions of higher learning must submit to the Commission on Higher Education the total number of out-of-state undergraduate students during the prior fiscal year that received abatement of rates pursuant to Section 59-112-70 of the 1976 Code as well as the total dollar amount of the abatements received. The report must include the geo-origin of the student, class of the student, comprehensive listing of all financial awards received by the student, number of semesters the student has received the abated rate, as well as the athletic status of the student. The report must also include the calculation method used to determine the abatement amount awarded to students as well as the number of students that received educational fee waivers pursuant to Section 59-101-620.”

    Memo: August Reporting for FY22 Proviso 11.15 (CHE Abatement) (PDF) Reporting on Abatement of Tuition Rates for Out-of-State Undergraduates (PDF)


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