The Higher Education Compliance Alliance
was created by the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), in partnership with thirty other higher education associations, to provide the higher education community with a centralized repository of information and resources for compliance with federal laws and regulations.

Featured resources

An Introduction to NIST Special Publication 800-171 for Higher Education Institutions

Revised Immigration Executive Order: President Trump's Temporary Travel Ban Now Impacts Six, Not Seven, Countries Along With Other Changes
ACE, March 2017

FBI Public Service Announcement on Fraud Schemes Targeting Universities
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Crisis Management for Education Abroad
March 2017, NAFSA

Sexual Misconduct, Education Abroad and Title IX/Clery Act
February 2017, The Forum on Education Abroad

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HECA Announcements

Welcome to the Higher Education Compliance Alliance (HECA) web site. In May 2017, HECA completed its semi-annual review. During the semi-annual review, HECA liaisons from participating organizations reviewed, edited, and added website content. Check out some of HECA's new resources under "Featured Resources."

Compliance News

Notification of Partial Delay of Effective Dates of Final Rule on Borrower Defenses to Repayment
06/13/2017 U.S. Department of Education

Announcement of Intent to Establish Negotiated Rulemaking Committees to Prepare Revised Gainful Employment Regulations
06/13/2017 U.S. Department of Education

2017 Federal Student Aid Program Review Guide for Institutions
06/02/2017 U.S. Department of Education

Information Sheet on U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Expedited Application Requests
05/17/2017 U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)

Final Rule on Teacher Preparation Issues
05/09/2017 U.S. Department of Education