Colleges, universities and other institutions of postsecondary and higher education are required to submit reports annually to the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) on several important topics. Below are links to the various laws and regulations, information about reporting requirements, and forms that can be downloaded.
The following reports are due to be submitted to the Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education on their respective due dates.
English Fluency in Higher Education Act
The Act: English Fluency Act - Senate Bill 539 (PDF)
Requirements: English Fluency in Higher Education Memo (PDF)
Form: English Fluency Assurance of Compliance Form (PDE-5032) (PDF)
Due Date: September 1 annually
Higher Education Gift Disclosure Act
The Act: Higher Education Gift Disclosure Act (PDF)
Forms: Sworn Statement of Nationality Form 2012-2013 (PDF)
The Higher Education Gift Disclosure Report Form 2012-2013 (PDF)
Due Date: Not later than the due date for the federal return of organizations exempt from income tax
Note: Form is submitted only if gifts are reportable.
Article XX-G Sexual Violence Education at Institutions of Higher Education
The Letter: Sexual Violence Education Letter to Colleges, Universities and Schools (PDF)
The Article: Sexual Violence Education at Institutions of Higher Education (PDF)
Requirements: Sexual Violence Education Memo (PDF)
Form: Sexual Violence Education Assurance of Compliance (PDF)
Due Date: September 1 annually
Uniform Crime Reporting Act
The Act: Uniform Crime Reporting Act of Nov. 29, 2004, P.L. 1383, No. 180
The Enactment: Uniform Crime Reporting Enactment (PDF)
The Regulations: 22 Pa. Code Chapter 33 (PDF)
Requirements: Crime Reporting Act Memo (PDF)
Forms: Assurance of Compliance Form (PDE-3153) (PDF)
Due Date: Please file this form to the office below no later than March 1 annually.
For additional information about the above reports, please contact:
Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street, 12th Fl. | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone 717.787.4313 | Fax: 717.783.0583
RAfirstname.lastname@example.org | www.education.state.pa.us
The following reports are to be submitted to the Division of Higher and Career Education on their respective due dates.
Graduation Rates for Colleges (Act Amending the Public School Code of 1949)
The Act: Public School Code of 1949 (PDF)
Requirements: Graduation Survey Cover Memo (PDF)
Form: Graduation Survey (PDF)
Instructions: Graduation Survey Instructions (PDF)
Due Date: November 19, 2010
Note: Currently does not apply to for-profit institutions, 2 year institutions or seminaries.
Annual Survey of Educational Programs (ASEP)
ASEP: To obtain data profile of program information (PDE-3138)
Requirements: § 31.23 Program Database
Forms:Go to the PDE home page at www.education.state.pa.us. Once you log in, scroll down the left side of the web page and click on "My PDE" then on "Applications."
Cover Letter: ASEP Cover Letter 2010 (PDF)
Application User Instructions: ASEP Application User Instructions (PDF)
Due Date: January 15 annually