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Higher Ed Policy Central

A Higher Ed Policy Database for AACRAO members

Produced with the help of CollegeSource, Higher Ed Policy Central gives AACRAO members the ability to explore, compare, and analyze institutional policies from a wide range of sources.

With more than 1,200 catalogs from nearly 1,000 institutions, this database is a tool for you to easily understand and compare academic policies.

A benefit for AACRAO institutional members, the policy database is simple to navigate. Search via:

  • Hierarchal: city, region, institution, etc.
  • Keywords

Become an AACRAO member

This policy database is only available for AACRAO institutional members. With over 11,000 members, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) is one of the oldest membership organizations for higher education professionals. Join today to access not only Higher Ed Policy Central, but the wealth of resources that we offer in the form of newsletters, research reports and journals, meeting discounts, connections and more. 





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Navigating the New Title IX

Jul 8, 2024

An in-depth look at the new Title IX rule, the impact it will have on higher education institutions, and the current legal challenges.

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New International Education Standards Council (IESC) Voting Members

Jun 28, 2022

Creating opportunities for understanding and acknowledgment of foreign credentials.

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Transfer and Degree Achievement Solutions to Fit Your Needs

Mar 7, 2022

Join CollegeSource at the AACRAO Annual Meeting to learn more about degree audit, academic planning, and transfer evaluation tools.

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Higher Ed Policy Database Launching

Jun 1, 2021

CollegeSource partners with AACRAO to launch Higher Ed Policy Database.

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Update from the Department of Education’s Privacy Office

Apr 16, 2021

Dale King, Senior Policy Advisor, administers the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

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AACRAO & CollegeSource partner to create a searchable institutional policy database

Nov 13, 2020

A resource for referencing norms and benchmarks.

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A portal for higher education institutional policy

Dec 17, 2019

AACRAO and CollegeSource partner on Campus Policy Repository.

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Tracking transfer trends

Oct 29, 2018

The National Student Clearinghouse 2018 report on transfer and mobility examines transfer pathways and enrollment patterns, including analysis by race and ethnicity.

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A GDPR lesson from Y2K, with duck sauce

May 21, 2018

Instead of a threat, it's an opportunity.

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Does your data have a purpose?

May 7, 2018

Negotiating the what, how, and why of one of your institution’s most valuable assets.