188 Educational Course Inventory
Functional Group EC
X12F Finance Subcommittee
This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Educational Course Inventory Transaction Set (188) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used by schools and school districts and by postsecondary educational institutions to request and to transmit information about educational courses that are currently being offered or that have been offered in the past by the school, school district or postsecondary institution.
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
Educational Record PurposeMandatory
To indicate the type of educational record or information being requested or being sent and to specify conditions under which it is being requested or was sent
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The N1 loop indicates the sending and receiving institutions.
Additional Name InformationOptional
To specify additional names
To specify the location of the named party
To specify the geographic place of the named party
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
Educational Course InformationMandatory
To provide information on an educational course
The CSE loop indicates information about the educational course.
Date or Time or PeriodOptional
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
Supplemental Course DataOptional
To provide supplemental information on a course or a particular instance of a course
To specify identifying information
The REF segment provides an additional identifier by which an educational course is known.
To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)