Save the Date! COHEAO’s Fall Virtual Workshop will be November 15 and 16. 


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The Future of Perkins Loans

COHEAO continues to advocate for a long-term solution for the Perkins Program. COHEAO’s proposal for reauthorization is the Perkins ARC (Access Retention Completion) Loan. We will continue to work with Congress on securing a replacement for a much-needed campus-based program.

Task Forces & Committees

COHEAO has multiple task forces and committees that meet on a regular basis that are open to all members. The organization also convenes ad hoc working groups to address specific issues. Learn More

Conferences & Training

COHEAO hosts an Annual Conference  every January in Washington, DC and two workshops – fall and spring – at various locations throughout the country.  Learn More.

August 29, 2022 · by Wes · Scholarship

President Joe Biden announced today that he will forgive up to $10,000 of student debt for millions of student loan borrows and up to $20,000 of debt for borrowers who previously received a Pell Grant. The loan relief will be limited to borrowers who earn less than $125,000 a year or families earning less than…

August 24, 2022 · by Wes · Advocacy

Over the past year, many states have introduced measures that would prohibit colleges and universities from withholding transcripts due to unpaid debts. Withholding transcripts is a key tool in the process by which colleges and universities communicate with students about owed balances. In the same way a bank might place a lien on a vehicle…

June 27, 2022 · by Wes · Spark Notes

You are Invited to Help Make Higher Education Possible for Our Students! In addition to an extensive list of sessions and speakers at the 2022 Annual Conference, COHEAO is pleased to announce our annual fundraiser/silent auction to benefit COHEAO’s scholarship fund.  This is our only fundraiser for this worthy cause.   With the money raised,…