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Welcome to the IACRAO compliance page. This page provides links to information that can have an impact on Admission and Records professionals in Illinois.

Click a topic below to view the contents of that section.

  • Voter Registration (Public Act 094-0492) – Impacts public institutions of higher learning in Illinois.  Sec. 1A-30 states that Voter Registration Information and forms are to be distributed as part of in-person student registration

  • Board of Higher Education Act (Public Act 094-420)   - ILCS 205/9.30  gives guidance on implementing and administer a statewide course transferability program

  • Dual Credit Quality Act (Public Act 096-0194) - The purpose of this Act is to reduce college costs, speed time to degree completion, improve the curriculum for high school students and the alignment of the curriculum with college and
    workplace expectations, facilitate the transition between high school and college and enhance communication between high schools andcolleges

  • National Postsecondary Education Cooperative has a recommendation report  “Information Required to Be Disclosed Under the Higher Education Act of 1965: Suggestions for Dissemination. Includes a summary of disclosure requirements in the HEA (as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008).  A few items of interest to IACRAO may be sections on Transfer and Textbooks.

  • College Student Immunization Act – Provides information regarding proof of immunizations against preventable communicable diseases that colleges/universities must request of students.

  • Educational Credit for Military Experience Act (Public Act 100-0195) – Each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy regarding its awarding of academic credit for military training considered applicable to the requirements of the student's certificate or degree program. Effective - 1/1/2018. Institutions must adopt the policy before June 1, 2018

  • Credit for Prior Learning (Public Act 100-0261) – Each public university and community college shall submit its policies and procedures for students to earn credit for prior learning to the Board of Higher Education. At a minimum, these procedures shall include a listing of the types of documentation acceptable to the public university and the dates of inclusion for which prior learning is acceptable. Effective - 1/1/2018

  • Human Relations (110 ILCS 205/9.21) – Requires each public institution of higher education to include, in the general education requirements for obtaining a degree, coursework on improving human relations to include race, ethnicity, gender and other issues related to improving human relations to address racism and sexual harassment on their campuses, through existing courses.

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