Key Issues for Higher Education - Archived Resources
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Accreditation Issues

Suspension of Federal Requirements on Accreditors (March 17, 2020)


Campus Facilities 

Sharing Campus Facilities Resources during the COVID-19 Crisis

PA Department of Health Facility Cleaning Order (April 5, 2020)


NAICU 2020 Cares Act Overview (webinar March 30, 2020)

Center for Disease Control (CDC) 

Schools & Childcare Programs (July 24, 2020)
Considerations for Reopening for Institutes of Higher Education (May 19, 2020)
Restaurants & Bars Considerations (July 17, 2020)
Businesses & Workplaces (August 11, 2020)

Census 2020

Census 2020 & Counting Students (March 15, 2020)

What College Students Need to Know to be Counted in the Right Place

Department of Education Guidance 

FAQ on COVID-19 (March 20, 2020)
UPDATED Guidance for Interruptions of Study Related to Coronovirus (June 16 , 2020)

Department of Homeland Security Guidance

Student and Visitor Exchange Program (SEVP) students and campus closures

Loans & Grants for Higher Education for COVID-19 Response 

CARES Act FAQs on Employee Retention Credits & Payroll Tax Deferral
COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application from the Small Business Administration (March 30, 2020)
Guidance & Resources on Disaster Loans from the Small Business Association 
SBA Paycheck Protection Program for Institutions w/Under 500 Employees (NAICU - April 2, 2020) 
Overview of Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program Guidelines for Institutions under 500
Chart Comparing SBA Loans for Non-Profits in the CARES Act (March 31, 2020) 
Coronavirus Upends Colleges' Financial State (Article, March 20, 2020) 
Federal Grants Administrative Relief under COVID-19 (March 9, 2020) 

Office of Management and Budget Guidance

Overview of federal agency actions to help administrative requirements related to federal grants

Reopening Campuses after COVID-19: Considerations

CDC Activities & Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response for Opening American Up Again
Decision-Making on Opening Campus after COVID-19 (April 17,2020) - At 40:47 discussion on issues to consider.  (ACHA)

Return to Campus Guide 
Created by Kuali, an AICUP Endorsed Program Provider of Business Continuity
Inside Higher Education - 15 Possible Scenarios for a Fall Semester Under COVID-19
Institutional budgets with coronavirus in mind (Chronicle, April 20, 2020)

Reopening Plans - Other Resources

New England States Plans for Higher Education Reopenings 

Reopening Campuses after COVID-19: State & Institutional Plans 

Centre College Kentucky will adopt block-style classes Fall 2020
Claremont McKenna Fall 2020 Operational Plan
Connecticut Guidelines for Phased Reopening of Colleges & Universities (May 6, 2020)  (PDF, 18 pages).
Duke University Guide for Staff Returning to Campus
Indiana University Restart Committee Recommendations 
Kentucky Higher Education Guidelines for Reopening after COVID-19
Protect Purdue University Plan for Reopening
University of Utah Operational Guidelines for Reopening Campus (May 2020)
University of Tennessee Best Practices for Reopening Campus Fall 2020

Useful Journal Articles:

U.S. Small Business Administration

Small Business Administration Loan Resources for COVID-19
Small Business Administration Economic Disaster Loans (March 20,2020) Webinar Recording

Veterans & GI Bill Students 

Federal legislation restores GI Bill payments to student veterans whose classes transitioned to online due to COVID-19 (March 23, 2020) - A blog post from the Veterans Affairs Administration on federal legislation that changed the requirements for payments to colleges under the GI Bill.

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