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.

HECA Announcements

Welcome to the Higher Education Compliance Alliance (HECA) web site. In the coming months, we will be preparing to review and update the Compliance Matrix. If you would like to suggest content for the Compliance Matrix or otherwise offer feedback regarding this resource, we invite you to share your thoughts using the Contact Us tab. We will consider your feedback as we make updates.

Compliance News

"Dear Colleague" Letter from the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice on Transgender Students
02/22/2017 U.S. Dep’t of Education

Guidance on "Enforcement of Immigration Laws to Service the National Interest"
02/21/2017 U.S. Dep’t of Homeland Security

Guidance on the Use of Financial Aid Information for Program Evaluation and Research
01/24/2017 U.S. Dep’t of Education

Guidance on Integrated Data Systems and Student Privacy
01/24/2017 U.S. Dep’t of Education

Final Rule on Borrower Defense Hearings
01/19/2017 U.S. Dep’t of Education