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

Sexual Harassment Resources

Issue Brief on Campus Political Campaign Activities
American Council on Education (ACE)

NACAC European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Guidance and Resources

Guidelines for Internships Abroad
The Forum on Education Abroad

Non-regulatory Guidance on Flexibility and Waivers for Grantees and Program Participants Impacted by Federally Declared Disasters
U.S. Department of Education

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HECA Announcements

Welcome to the Higher Education Compliance Alliance (HECA) web site. In May 2018, 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."

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Compliance News

Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Negotiator Nominations and Schedule of Committee Meetings-Accreditation and Innovation
10/15/2018 US Department of Education

Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds
10/10/2018 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS

Final Notice by National Science Foundation of a New Term and Condition Regarding Sexual Harassment, Other Forms of Harassment, and Sexual Assault
09/21/2018 National Science Foundation

National Labor Relations Board, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Joint-Employer Standard
09/14/2018 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

U.S. Department of Education Officer for Civil Rights, Leaked and Unofficial Draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title IX
09/05/2018 U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights