Information and support to keep YOU in compliance.

Reporting Data

Resources to help You report student data to the Clearinghouse

Fixing Errors

What you need to know about viewing and fixing errors

Maintaining Compliance

Best practices and reminders to help you maintain compliance

Getting Audited

Support and resources to help simplify the audit process for you

Our Value to You

Since 1993, the National Student Clearinghouse has been higher education’s trusted and secure partner committed to privacy and transparency. Our free Enrollment Reporting service provides institutions with automated enrollment verification and deferment reporting to the Department of Education and education finance industry. This improves data accuracy and helps institutions stay in compliance, while reducing their workload. Through Compliance Central, the Clearinghouse Academy, and our Audit Resource Center, we provide best practices, audit support and training to help institutions maintain compliance.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Hear from clients who participate in our Enrollment Reporting service how the Clearinghouse helps institutions stay in compliance with Department of Education requirements.

Latest From Our Compliance Central Blog

Summer Reporting Update

Helpful information on how the Clearinghouse plans to help ensure your school’s compliance with the Department of Education’s April 20, 2017 announcement regarding modifications to summer enrollment reporting.

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Compliance-Related Events and Training

The Clearinghouse Academy offers live in-person and online events presented year round by subject matter experts and practitioners from across the Clearinghouse, including our operations and compliance service areas. Training and user resources, including self-guided tutorials, for Enrollment Reporting and our other services are also available.