Online Advocacy Center

Resources for advocacy at the state and federal levels.

Finding your Representative and Senators


Most of the work of Congress is conducted through committees. Here are some of the committees that frequently consider higher-education-related issues. If your representative or one of your senators is on one of these committees make a special effort to keep in touch.

Advocacy Tips

The Federal Legislative Process

The Appropriations Process

Sources for Information on Higher Education Policy


Note: Some of these require subscriptions. Those that are not free are probably available to you via your institution’s subscription to Lexis-Nexis or other search engines.

Federal Legislation

Policy Analysis