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Navigating Congress and the Administration

Find your Representatives

Use this search function on the official United States House of Representatives website to identify your member of congress. You can find your United States Senator here.

Navigate the Federal Regulatory System

Use this NACUBO curated list of federal resources to better keep tabs on what is happening in Washington and learn how it might affect you and your campus.

NACUBO Advocacy Tools 

Advocacy in Business Officer Magazine

The Advocacy and Action section of NACUBO’s Business Officer magazine offers expert insight into how regulatory and legislative activities may affect your campus, as well as advocacy strategies and success stories.

Phone 2 Action

NACUBO is presently overseeing a pair of Phone 2 Action campaigns that allow you to reach out directly to your members of congress. You can ask congress to #parktheparkingtax by texting UBIT to 52886, and you can advocate for federal student aid funding by texting STUDENTAID to 52886.

On-Campus Advocacy

Find out how Emory University and The University of Arizona undertake advocacy efforts at home.

Value of Higher Education

Higher education is an outstanding investment and NACUBO has tools to make the case. Use infographics, success stories, and more to explain for the value of higher education to your stakeholders.

Coalition Activities

#ProtectDreamers Higher Education Coalition

The Protect Dreamers Higher Education Coalition urges Congress to pass bipartisan legislation as soon as possible that will include all the protections currently provided under DACA and allow these individuals to continue contributing to our society and economy by working, serving in the military or attending college. Visit this American Council on Education #ProtectDreamers website to learn more about Dreamers, explore advocacy options, and to contact Congress.

Support the Student Aid Alliance NACUBO is a member of the Student Aid Alliance, a coalition of higher education organizations united in support of federal student aid.  Follow the Student Aid Alliance on facebook and twitter. #SaveStudentAid and stop the #RaidonAid! 


Liz Clark

Vice President, Policy and Research



Megan Schneider

Senior Director, Government Affairs