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Instructions for ARC Research Management System (RMS 2.0) login

Create a SCU login

  1. Go to the RMS 2.0 webpage.
  2. Click 'Request New Account'.
  3. Fill out the details as prompted. Please note the following: Your login will be your email address; this email address constitutes your User Name. Please ensure that SCU is entered as both:
    - Admin Organisation (that will administer this RMS account);
    - Organisation that is this users current principal affiliation (listed under Current Employment Details).
  4. Click on 'Register'.

After you register, the ARC will send you an auto-generated email. You will need to click on the link in the ARC email to validate your email address. Once you validate your email address, the ARC will send a subsequent auto-generated email, asking you to click on a second link to setup your password. Please note that this provided link will become inactive if you don't access it within one week.

In addition, please note it may be several business days for the Research Office and the ARC to process and approve the account request.

Your password must be a minimum length of 10 characters and must contain at least three of the following character sets:
- lowercase alphabetic characters (a-z)
- uppercase alphabetic characters (A-Z)
- numeric characters (0-10)
- special characters.

Once your password has been created you can login to the main page called the Action Centre where you setup your 'Personal Profile'. Information from this section will be used to auto-populate parts of your ARC application/s.

Enter in your details via the Person Profile section in the Action Centre using the following links on the page:
- Personal Details
- Qualifications
- Employment

Employee from an external partner login

  1. Go to the RMS 2.0 webpage.
  2. Click 'Request New Account'.
  3. Fill out the details as prompted. Please note the following: Your login will be your email address; this email address constitutes your User Name. Please ensure that SCU is entered as the organisation that will administer this RMS account. The organisation that is your current principal affiliation is to be listed under Current Employment Details.
  4. Click on 'Register'.

See above for the same procedures, password and abilities within RMS.

Transferring my existing RMS 2.0 account to SCU

  1. Login to the RMS 2.0 and click on Personal Details under the Person Profile section of the Action Centre.
  2. Under the Admin Organisation section of the Personal Details page, the user can select Southern Cross University as the new Administering Organisation from the drop down menu.
  3. Click on the Save button at the top or bottom of the page. The account will automatically transfer to SCU.