The NSLDS Enrollment Reporting Guide includes a table of contents, four chapters, and twoappendices. Each chapter and appendix is described below. This guide assumes reader familiaritywith basic computer terminology and concepts.
Chapter 1: Introduction
—Presents the basic concept of enrollment reporting,compliance, and steps of the reporting process.
Chapter 2: Enrollment Reporting Online: The NSLDS Web Site
—Provides step-by-step instructions for using the web site to log on, navigate the site, report and updatestudent enrollment, and create and modify reporting schedules.
Chapter 3: The Batch Enrollment Reporting Process
—Describes the entire batchreporting process. Steps include signing up with SAID, receiving roster files, matchingstudent records, updating student records, returning student records and completing error files.
Chapter 4: Frequently Asked Questions about Enrollment
—Answers a variety of batch and online enrollment reporting questions.
Appendix A: Roster File Record Layouts
—Provides the file layout for roster files anderror files as well as error codes and explanations.
Appendix B: Program Overview
—Provides a brief history and program overview of NSLDS, including database contents, system interfaces, and program functions.