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The latest information for college and university business administrators.

COVID-19 Endowment Impacts

NACUBO recently surveyed 333 institutions to learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on endowment values and investment and spending strategies.

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COVID-19 Research

Find NACUBO research that measures the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on institutional finances and potential recovery options.

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COVID-19 Checklists

Prepare for a number of scenarios on campus related to COVID-19 with a series of checklists created exclusively for members.

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Coronavirus Guidance

Find critical resources and updates that specifically address college and university business office operations and responses to disruptions caused by COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Accounting Tutorials

Understand how accounting and reporting should reflect COVID-19 campus actions and federal relief efforts.

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Telephone Town Halls

Access the full archive of COVID-19 Telephone Town Halls, in which NACUBO experts discuss federal guidance, legislative updates, poll results, and more.

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COVID-19 Webcasts: Managing Through a Crisis

On demand access to our second series of 30-minute webcasts, where experts share leadership strategies for navigating through a crisis.

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Business Partner Tools

NACUBO business partners have shared information about new resources and opportunities that may help you find solutions and develop new ways of doing business on campus.

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Coaching and Education

NACUBO In Brief Podcasts

New podcasts highlight challenges college and universities are contending with related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Operational Assessment

What does tuition pay for?

With students displaced and continuing their education online, COVID-19 has renewed discussions about college costs.

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Sustainable Business Models

Questions about Endowments?

Access an FAQ on "what does the recent market downturn mean for college endowments?"

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Data Analytics

Returning to Campus

Explore considerations and guidance for reopening colleges and universities nationwide.

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Additional Resources From NACUBO

On-Demand COVID-19 Webcasts

View this series of 30-minute, on-demand webcasts discussing planning and budgeting, pandemic communications, treasury considerations, enrollments, and more.

COVID-19 Department of Education Resources

View resources and news related to the Department of Education's recently released guidance for campuses.

COVID-19 Employer and Tax Resources

Explore guidance on topics including tax credits and deferrals, SBA low-interest loans for small employers, CARES Act loans for mid-size employers, and others.

NACUBO Online Community

Through your NACUBO account, NACUBO members from institutions of higher education have access to unique listservs where you can share content, make contacts, and generate discussions with your colleagues.

Business Officer Magazine

Read articles related to COVID-19 and how business offices on campuses across the country are handling the crisis.

Coronavirus Relief Advocacy

Understand relief efforts built around various types of assistance, some of which are provided directly through federal agencies and some require congressional action.

NACUBO in the News

A roundup of news stories that include interviews with NACUBO experts discussing impacts of COVID-19.

A Nod to Higher Ed

Read insights from NACUBO's CEO and President Susan Whealler Johnston on

How can NACUBO support you during this crisis?

Let us know how we can support you by emailing us at Questions about the federal stimulus packages and NACUBO’s advocacy efforts? Contact us at


NACUBO Offers Recommendations to IRS on UBIT Basketing Proposed Rules

June 26, 2020

NACUBO, joined by 10 other higher education associations, submitted recommendations to the IRS on proposed regulations for calculating unrelated business taxable income. The comments focused chiefly on the reporting of investments, asking the Service to adopt a greater than 50 percent ownership threshold for the control test and that a tax-exempt organization be allowed to look through any directly or indirectly held partnership interest.

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  • June 26, 2020

    NACUBO Pushes Back on GASB’s Coronavirus Accounting Proposal

    In a letter to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, NACUBO supported GASB’s accounting interpretation of CARES Act relief funds but disagreed with its assertion that a global pandemic is neither an unusual nor infrequent occurrence for financial reporting.

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  • June 26, 2020

    What Did I Miss in Washington? June 16-29, 2020

    The Department of Education issues a deadline to apply for CARES Act funds, NACUBO calls for student broadband support, and more.

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