The Catholic University of America

Summary of Federal Laws

Useful Web Sites

The Federal Student Financial Aid Handbook

EDUCAUSE website
Management and use of computational, network, and information resources in support of higher education. Merger of CAUSE and Educom.

Web site for EPA Region 3
With a focus on environmental information useful to colleges and universities. This site also has a link to EPA audit protocols.

Online locator service for federal government information
Established by the National Technical Information Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

IRS tax forms available for downloading in PDF format

The Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) (plus the Chief Counsel Directives Manual)
Contains the policies, procedures, instructions, and guidelines used by the Internal Revenue Service. The IRM is undergoing extensive revisions as the IRS reinvents itself. Only those portions of the IRM that have been rewritten (and do not contain Official Use Only material) are available on this Web site and as additional portions of the IRM are rewritten they too will be posted.

Links to over 700 sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets
You can browse to find the resource you need, or search by keyword.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators 

National Archives and Records Administration page on the public inspection list
Contains a list of documents (by issuing agency) that will appear in the next day's Federal Register.

Planned Giving Resources
Assists charitable organizations in starting or expanding their Planned Giving Program.

Research Funding Opportunities and Administration hosted by Arizona State University East
Federal laws and regulations for federally sponsored research at colleges and universities.

Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
Overview of Tax Consequences of Making Intellectual Property Payments to Employees (March 1999)


links updated 6/24/08 rab

Updated on 03/04/2009 PK

Links checked July 6th, 2010, FJL.

Federal Student Financial Aid handbook link updated 2/12/15 CCR