Publications by Date

January 2019

49 organizations working on behalf of students, consumers, veterans, service members, faculty and staff, civil rights and college access, write to urge Members of Congress to work toward a Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization that both offers opportunity for students,...

California's Students Need More Protection, Not Less
The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2019

This fact sheet provides key information about Californians and online education, and makes policy recommendations to protect all Californians, regardless of where their school is located.

January 2019

35 organizations and advocates for students, families, taxpayers, veterans and service members write to the U.S. Department of Education to express concern about students impacted by the sudden closures of both Education Corporation of America (ECA) and Vatterott Education Holdings, companies...

The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2019

53 organizations representing and advocating for students, families, taxpayers, veterans and service members submitted a joint letter to the Department of Education expressing opposition to efforts to further undermine the Gainful Employment regulation. The Department’s proposed changes to...

The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2019

Updated TICAS analysis finds that low-income students and families actually pay less to attend each of the nine University of California (UC) campuses than they would at Cal State (CSU) or California Community Colleges (CCC) in the same region.

Measuring Post-College Employment Success
The Institute for College Access & Success, December 2018

New TICAS report details existing requirements that govern the calculation and provision of post-college employment metrics, documents weaknesses in existing data, and recommends federal and state policy changes to support comparable, accurate, accessible information for measuring post-...

The Institute for College Access & Success, November 2018

In an edited volume released today by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), Designing Financial Aid for California’s Future, higher education researchers explore in detail ways that California’s policymakers could improve the design and delivery of state financial...

The Institute for College Access & Success, October 2018

One-pager with key recommendations on how to secure and strengthen Pell Grants, the federal government’s most vital investment in higher education....

The Institute for College Access & Success, October 2018

New TICAS brief explores how the punitive consequences of defaulting on student debt can perversely make it harder for struggling borrowers to return to school and regain their financial footing, even though graduating from college will make it easier to repay their loans. The brief includes...

The Institute for College Access & Success, October 2018

Handout created for the 2018 National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) conference, with uAspire. The handout includes tips and resources for counselors on recent FAFSA changes (including mobile FAFSA), verification, net price calculators, financial aid award letters, and...

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