Reporting Calendar




Compliance Matrix

Stay on target with your reporting by reviewing the Compliance Matrix. The Higher Education Compliance Alliance (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.


Select the link that follows to view the matrix:HECA Compliance Matrix.


The information provided in the HECA Compliance Matrix was compiled from publicly-available government agency websites and relevant secondary sources, including resources from the following:

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) member institutions;
  • Catholic University of America;
  • University of Florida;
  • Georgia College and State University;
  • Kent State University;
  • North Carolina State University;
  • State University of New York (SUNY);
  • University of Vermont; and
  • Washington & Lee University.


The information contained in the HECA Compliance Matrix is for general guidance only and is not intended, nor can it be relied upon, as legal advice.  


The site is intended to be an informational clearinghouse for laws, rules, and regulations that may impact colleges and universities. While every effort is made to provide updated information, there may be delays or omissions on the site, given the volume and rapid change of laws, rules and regulations. 


If you have questions, please contact the Office of Compliance and Ethics, or the Office of General Counsel.