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COVID-19 Related Accounting Tutorials

Financial Responsibility Accounting Tutorials

College and University Annual Financial Statements

Accounting Advisory Reports

Accounting Comment Letters (Publicly Available)

Accounting Tutorials

Perkins Wind-down Guidance 

Title IV Financial Responsibility Standards (Publicly Available)

NACUBO’s Financial Accounting and Reporting Manual (FARM)

Comprehensive and up-to-date accounting guidance and preferred practice for colleges and universities. FARM is searchable, web-based, and free for NACUBO members only.

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Sue Menditto

Senior Director, Accounting Policy

202.861.2542

Accounting


News

Financial Responsibility Regulation and Requirements Clarified

November 30, 2020

A recent NACUBO Town Hall explained several ambiguous financial responsibility rules and requirements for private institutions.


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  • November 13, 2020

    With Implications for Higher Education, A New Landscape in Washington Begins to Emerge

    NACUBO policy experts weigh in on how a Biden administration could change federal rules, policies, and priorities that affect the business of higher education.

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  • October 9, 2020

    NACUBO Guide Addresses eZ-Audit and Financial Responsibility

    In response to confusion over the Department of Education’s revised eZ-Audit templates and new financial responsibility requirements, NACUBO has developed a crosswalk and tutorial to help our members navigate compliance.

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Business Officer

The Business Officer magazine is available at businessofficermagazine.org.

Accounting Principles Council

NACUBO members can contribute, participate and volunteer in many ways.

Workshops

Our professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education.

Webcasts

Webcasts enable participants to benefit from the advice of nationally recognized experts in a low-cost manner that minimizes disruption to your work activities.

Upcoming Programs

  • December 04, 2020

    Unconscious Bias: Increasing Awareness as Leaders

    December 4, 2020 | 1–2:00 pm ET

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  • December 09, 2020

    SACUBO December Lunch & Learn

    Default to be set by NACUBO

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Research

  • November 18, 2020

    Tuition Discounting Study Glossary and Help Text

    Help text for the Tuition Discounting Study (TDS) survey questions and definition of key terms in the annual Tuition Discounting Study

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  • October 14, 2020

    NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study

    The annual NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study (TDS) measures the institutional tuition discount rates and other indicators of institutional grant awards to first-time, full-time first year undergraduates and all undergraduates who attend private, nonprofit (independent) colleges and universities.

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Press Release

  • September 18, 2020

    NACUBO Applauds IRS and Treasury for Reasonable Approach to Problematic Endowment Tax

    The IRS and the Department of the Treasury released final rules for the endowment excise tax and took a measured approach to an otherwise misguided levy on certain private colleges and universities.

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  • June 17, 2020

    NACUBO Sets Path Forward Through COVID-19 Financial Implications

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