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

Compliance Matrix

The Compliance Matrix has been updated! The HECA Compliance Matrix provides a comprehensive list of key federal laws and regulations governing colleges and universities. It includes a brief summary of each law, applicable reporting deadlines, and links to additional resources. While several new and amended entries have been added, the matrix will continue to undergo a thorough review over the next couple of months.

HECA Quarterly Review

It is time again for HECA's quarterly review of materials. If you are a HECA liaison, please be on the lookout for an email detailing the review process and deadlines.

Compliance News

Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs 2016-2017 Award Year Deadlines
01/21/2016 Federal Register

Letter from the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights on Educational Institutions with Religious Exemptions Under Title IX
01/20/2016 U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

Letter from Senator James Lankford on the Department of Education's Authority to Issue the 2010 and 2011 Dear Colleague Letter
01/12/2016 Senator James Lankford

Dear Colleague Letter on Discrimination and Harassment Based on Race, Religion, and National Origin
12/31/2015 U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

Notice of an Extension of the Comment Period on the Amendment of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
11/30/2015 U.S. Dept of Education