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. As we head into the new year, we are 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 in the new year.

Compliance News

Final Rule on State Authorization for Distance Education
12/06/2016 U.S. Dep.’t of Education

Tax Compliance: Announcement by the Internal Revenue Service on Reporting Amounts Paid for Qualified Tuition Expenses (Nov. 18, 2016)
11/18/2016 Internal Revenue Service

Final Rule on EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers
11/18/2016 Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Final Regulations on Borrower Defense
11/01/2016 U.S. Department of Education

FAQ Document on the Affordable Care Act Implementation (Oct. 21, 2016)
10/21/2016 U.S. Department of Labor