Clearinghouse Pledges Support to Institutions Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
The National Student Clearinghouse recognizes the challenging circumstances institutions throughout Texas and Louisiana are facing now and will for some time to come, in the wake of the unprecedented damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. In response, the Department of Education has activated its emergency response contact center, you can read more here. FSA has also posted guidance related to Title IV participants affected by Hurricane Harvey, which you can read here.
If your school is among the many that have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey, we want you to know that the Clearinghouse is committed to:
- Working closely with you to ensure your enrollment reporting compliance processing meets the NSLDS timelines
- Actively communicating with NSLDS and the Department of Education on this matter to determine how we can best support your institution
- Keeping the education community informed as we know more through email, our blog, Compliance Central, and social media
- Providing 24/7 service to schools and their students through our online services: DegreeVerify, EnrollmentVerify, Student Self-Service, and Transcript Services
Our experience helping other schools hit by natural disasters, including Hurricane Katrina, has shown how critical it is to have a partner you can count on during trying times. We stand ready to support the education community impacted by Hurricane Harvey as your National Student Clearinghouse.
If you are a Texas or Louisiana school that needs assistance from the Clearinghouse, please contact us.