150 West State Street. Trenton NJ 08608 -- 609-989-1100 office

Association Staff

Barbara Berreski, JD, MS

Chief Executive Officer

Director, Government & Legal Affairs



Patricia S. Berry

Chief Operating Officer


Pamela J. Hersh

Communications & Public Affairs


Support Staff

Charlene R. Pipher

Executive Assistant/Web Design


Terry Toth

Part-Time Secretarial Assistant


Contact Info

New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities

150 West State Street

Trenton, New Jersey 08608

609-989-1100 office

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The National Student Clearinghouse has been a trusted partner to the nation's colleges since 1993, when we were founded as a nonprofit by the higher education community.  Today the Clearinghouse is the leading provider of educational reporting, data exchange (including transcript services), verification, and research services.

The services offered by the Clearinghouse have been provided at the request of our participating institutions to enable them to better serve their students.  Our work - performed in a trusted, secure and private environment - provides numerous time- and cost-saving benefits to students, schools, administrators, and requestors.

  • More than 3,600 colleges and universities participate in the Clearinghouse, reporting enrollment and degree information to us regularly throughout the year.
  • Participants enroll 98% of all students in public and private U.S. institutions.
  • Our free and low-cost services save higher education institutions over $750 million annually.

Through our research arm, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, we provide educators and policymakers with accurate longitudinal data on student outcomes to enable informed decision making.

Solutions for Institutions

Turn to the Clearinghouse for outsourcing services that can make your office more efficient and free your valuable staff resources for other tasks.  Our free and low-cost services help you save time and money, reduce fraud, improve service, and much more.  You can also depend on us for the accurate and timely information you need to understand and report on student outcomes, including our exciting new Premium Service.

All our services are designed to facilitate compliance with FERPA, The Higher Education Act, and other applicable laws as well as protect student privacy.  Working with the Clearinghouse will give you greater peace of mind about whom you've entrusted your students' information to.

Solutions for Students

Participating in the Clearinghouse allows you to provide your students with the 24/7 convenience they want to order transcripts, obtain enrollment certificates, get real time information on their student loans, and more.

For more information or to discuss how you can put the Clearinghouse to work for you, contact Sue Ledwell, Regional Director at ledwell@studentclearinghouse.org or 703-742-3256.

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