Resources

We are working to shift the conversation and support a policy environment that enables a system of higher learning focused on quality, outcomes and today’s students.

  • SAP Reset Infographic

    In order to access federal financial aid to pay for higher education, students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements, which require credi…

  • Gainful Employment 101

    Is higher education worth the investment? While some factors—the cost of attendance and time to earn a degree or credential—are clear, the outcomes students ca…

  • #SupportStudentParents Student Videos

    To learn more about the barriers that student parents face and the policy changes that could better support them, check out these videos from two student paren…

  • Ensuring Quality of Online Education Programs

    In spring 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic swept across the country, colleges and universities swiftly shuttered their campuses to students, unsure of for how…

  • Today’s Students Mental Health Factsheet

    Many of today's students face mental health challenges while in college, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made matters worse. Check out HLA's new factsheet to lea…

  • Ensuring Equity: Policy Recommendations to Increase the Diversity of Selective Public Institutions of Higher Education

    Not all institutions of higher education are equal—in their funding, resources, or student outcomes. Selective public institutions, typically defined as those …