Student management systems

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Callista Student Management System (SMS) is CDU’s core system to manage student data. It provides support to students throughout their lifecycle, from admission to graduation; and to staff members for mandatory government reporting for HE and VET sectors.

Area52 is a portal that provides additional functionality and reporting capabilities for staff members using Callista data.

Callista Inquiry access is necessary for all staff that require student information.
Callista Inquiry access includes:

  • Callista Inquiry facility: searching for students and becoming familiar with the information available
  • How to produce Classlists and reports in Callista and Area52

To receive access to the training database:

Step 1: Click eCentre

Step 2: ‘Log in’ using your computer username and password

Step 3: Click ‘Home’ > ‘Forms and Requests’

Step 4: Select ‘Callista Inquiry (Basic), HE Grade Entry and Additional Access Request Form.’  This is a combined form where multiple access requests (where required) can be submitted on one form. Tip: If you also require HE Grade entry access, complete this section in the form at the same time.
Callista Inquiry

Step 5: Complete and submit form

Step 6: Inform your Supervisor to log into eCentre to approve form. 

Step 7: Once approved, the forms will automatically appear in the workflow for Student Management Support team processing.

Step 8: You will receive an e-mail advising training options. (On-line, face to face or facilitated using Cisco Jabber)

eRollbook is an application primarily used by VET lecturing staff to record participation, assessment results and uploads final grades against the student’s enrolled units.

Only users with active Callista Inquiry and eRollbook security access can log into eRollbook.

If you do not have Callista Inquiry access in Production, please indicate this on the below form and follow the prompts. Upon successful training completion, you will be granted Callista Inquiry access, this will then allow you to return to the Callista VET Erollbook access form to submit your request.

If you are not sure whether you have a currently active Callista Inquiry access in the Production environment, please email CallistaTrain@cdu.edu.au for assistance.

Step 1: Click eCentre

Step 2: ‘Log in’ using your computer username and password

Step 3: Click ‘Home’ > ‘Forms and Requests’

Step 4: Select ‘Callista VET eRollbook access Form.’ 

Callista VET eRollbook Access

Step 5: Complete and submit form

Step 6: VET Support team approves form. 

Step 7: Once approved, the forms will automatically appear in the workflow for Student Systems Support team processing.

Step 8: You will receive an e-mail advising training options.

Only users with active Callista Inquiry and CAPS security access can log into CAPS.

If you do not have Callista Inquiry access in Production, please indicate this on the below form and follow the prompts. Upon successful training completion, you will be granted Callista Inquiry access, this will then allow you to return to the Callista CAPS access form to submit your request.

If you are not sure whether you have a currently active Callista Inquiry access in the Production environment, please email CallistaTrain@cdu.edu.au for assistance.

Step 1: Click eCentre

Step 2: ‘Log in’ using your computer username and password

Step 3: Click ‘Home’ > ‘Forms and Requests’

Step 4: Select ‘Callista request for Access to CAPS Form.’ 

Callista Request for Access to CAPS

Step 5: Complete and submit form

Step 6: Inform your Supervisor to log into eCentre to approve form. 

Step 7: Once approved, the forms will automatically appear in the workflow for Accreditation and Registration Team (ART) approval.

Step 8: Accreditation and Registration Team (ART) approves form. 

Step 9: Once approved, the forms will automatically appear in the workflow for Student Systems Support team processing.

Step 10: You will receive an e-mail advising training options.

Only users with active Callista Inquiry and CSO/VSO security access can log into CSO/VSO System.

If you do not have Callista Inquiry access in Production, please indicate this on the below form and follow the prompts. Upon successful training completion, you will be granted Callista Inquiry access, this will then allow you to return to the Callista VET CSO/VSO access form to submit your request.

If you are not sure whether you have a currently active Callista Inquiry access in the Production environment, please email CallistaTrain@cdu.edu.au for assistance.

Step 1: Click eCentre

Step 2: ‘Log in’ using your computer username and password

Step 3: Click ‘Home’ > ‘Forms and Requests’

Step 4: Select ‘Callista CSO/VSO Access Form.’ 
Callista VSO/CSO Access

Step 5: Complete and submit form

Step 6: VET Support team approves form. 

Step 7: Once approved, the forms will automatically appear in the workflow for Student Systems Support team processing.

Step 8: You will receive an e-mail advising training options.

Callista will open in your computer’s default browser.

Step 1: How to find your default browser

Go into your inbox and find e-mail and click on a link, which browser opens?

Step 2: How to find which operating system you are using

To find your Operating System

If your Start Menu icon looks like this:

Windows 7

Your Operating system = Windows 7


If your Start Menu icon looks like this:

Windows 10

Your Operating system = Windows 10

Step 4: Choose the instruction sheet that corresponds with your default browser. 

Windows 10

Windows 7

Mac

Non-CDU computers accessing Callista using Windows 7


There are comprehensive instructions available for each section of Callista or Area52 that you may require access to.

Callista Inquiry Instructions (PDF 1,110KB)
Higher Education Grade Entry and Area52 Grades Access (PDF 681KB)
Area52 Classlist with Course & Unit Owner reports

For password resets or questions about Callista or Area52 you can contact the Training Officer on:

T: (08) 8946 7163
E: callistatrain@cdu.edu.au

Operating System Support (PDF 115KB)