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

Revised Version of the National Science Foundation Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (NSF 19-1) (Nov. 2, 2018)
11/20/2018 National Science Foundation

Updated Frequently Asked Questions by the National Science Foundation Regarding the Award Term and Condition on Sexual Harassment, Other Forms of Harassment, and Sexual Assault (Nov. 13, 2018)
11/20/2018 National Science Foundation

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Nov. 16, 2018)
11/20/2018 Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Final Rules by the IRS, Department of Labor, and Agencies Concerning Moral Exemptions and Accommodations Regarding Coverage of Certain Preventative Services Under the Affordable Care Act (Nov. 15, 2018)
11/20/2018 Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Filing Endowment Excise Taxes on Form 4720 (Nov. 7, 2018)
11/20/2018 Internal Revenue Service (IRS)