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

2017-2018 Federal Student Aid Handbook Volume 1 (Jan. 12, 2017)
U.S. Dept. of Education

White House Task Force Guide for Preventing and Addressing Campus Sexual Misconduct

Survey of Institutions' Responses to the Fair Labor Standards Act Injunction

Dear Colleague Letter on Ensuring Safe, Inclusive, and Supportive Campus Environments
U.S. Department of Education

What Keeps Lawyers Awake at Night?

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HECA Announcements

Welcome to the Higher Education Compliance Alliance (HECA) web site. We recently released updates to the Compliance Matrix but the update process is always ongoing. 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 section. We will consider your feedback as we continue to make updates.

The semi-annual review of the Higher Education Compliance Alliance is underway.  If you are a designated HECA liaison for your respective association, please make sure to review the web site and submit any edits by May 24, 2017.  Thanks for your efforts to keep the web site up-to-date!

Compliance News

Presidential Executive Order on Buy American and Hire American
04/18/2017 The White House

USCIS Policy Memorandum on Rescission of Guidance Memo on H-1B Computer Related Positions
03/31/2017 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

House Resolution Overturning Teacher Education Regulations
03/27/2017 U.S. Congress

Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States
03/27/2017 The White House

Announcement of the Withdrawal of Dear Colleague Letter on Repayment Agreements and Liability for Collection Costs on Federal Family Education Loan Program Loans
03/16/2017 U.S. Department of Education