Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Non-Profit
  • Entity Name: National Student Clearinghouse (Amended)
  • Street Address: 2300 Dulles Station Blvd., Suite 220
  • City: Herndon
  • State, or Country if outside the US: VA
  • Zip Code: 20171

Submitted By

  • Name: Lisa Sotto
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Telephone Number: (212) 309-1223
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside legal counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 271,496
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 855
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 05/30/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 06/20/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 08/30/2023, 09/19/2023, 11/27/23, 12/4/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: NSC - Sample Individual Notification Letter.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: 08/31/2023
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: Kroll, 24 months, identity monitoring services