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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.

In order to access FARM, log into MyNACUBO with your user name (institutional/business email address) and password. If you haven’t set yourself up with a user name and password, it’s easy and fast, just follow the prompts.

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Sue Menditto

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202.861.2542

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News

Progress Made on Financial Responsibility at ED Rulemaking Sessions

March 01, 2018

While negotiations on the Department of Education’s borrower defense to repayment rules ended without consensus, the work of the financial responsibility subcommittee was more productive.


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  • April 12, 2019

    ED Sets May 13 Deadline for Reporting Financial Responsibility Triggering Events

    New rules specifying the standards institutions must meet to be deemed financially responsible took effect in October 2018. ED recently shared how to report litigation or other events that trigger mandatory disclosures and affirmed the borrower defense to repayment standard.

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  • April 10, 2019

    ED Seeks Comments on Proposed IPEDS Finance Survey Changes

    The Department of Education is accepting comments on its proposed Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS) survey changes through May 20. Most notably, proposed finance survey changes address tuition discounts, financial ratios, endowments, other post-employment benefits, and athletics.

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Business Officer

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Accounting Principles Council

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Workshops

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Upcoming Events

  • April 25, 2019

    Pulse Check: Complying with Tax Reform on Campus

    The TCJA and how it's shifting the higher ed landscape.

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  • May 01, 2019

    NACUBO New Business Officer Program (NBO) Alumni Program

    Learn from recent alums about their experience in the New Business Officers (NBO) Program

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Legislative Updates

  • January 08, 2018

    What Did I Miss in Washington? December 12, 2017–January 8, 2018

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  • January 04, 2018

    HEA Reauthorization Bill Heading to House Floor in New Year

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Research

  • March 25, 2019

    NTSE Frequently Asked Questions

    A list of common questions and answers about the NACUBO-TIAA Study of Endowments

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  • March 14, 2019

    2018 NACUBO-TIAA Study of Endowments Sponsors

    Thanks to the many corporate sponsors for their support of the annual endowment study.

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