In compliance with federal and state regulations governing UW-Platteville's online programs, the status of state authorization is listed here. Regulations vary by state. For specific information regarding state authorization contact:
The Alabama Commission on Higher Education has granted UW-Platteville approval to offer distance education to residents of Alabama.
The online and distance education programs offered by UW-Platteville are certified exempt from authorization under AS 14.48 because they do not have a physical presence in the state.
The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education does not require licensure of the distance education offerings of UW-Platteville since there is no physical presence in the State of Arizona.
|Arkansas||UW-Platteville online does not plan to seek authorization in Arkansas.|
|California||UW-Platteville online is not required to be licensed by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education because the institution has no physical presence in California.|
According to the Colorado Department of Higher Education, the online programs and offerings of UW-Platteville do not constitute physical presence in the State of Colorado and therefore do not require authorization.
UW-Platteville online is registered to offer online courses/programs to Connecticut residents.
UW-Platteville online is not incorporated in Delaware and does not have a physical presence. Therefore, formal approval of the Delaware Department of Education is not required.
|District of Columbia||
UW-Platteville online is not required to be licensed by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission.
The Florida Commission for Independent Education does not regulate postsecondary institutions that do not have a physical presence in Florida. UW-Platteville online does not have a physical presence in the State of Florida.
UW-Platteville online does not engage in any activities that require an application for a Certificate of Authorization from the Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission of Georgia. Georgia residents may follow the complaint process posted on the NPEC website at www.gnpec.org.
|Hawaii||UW-Platteville online is exempt from authorization by the State of Hawaii because it offers courses exclusively through online and distance education.|
UW-Platteville online is not required to register in Idaho since it has no physical presence in within the State of Idaho.
UW-Platteville online meets the description of an Institution with Limited Physical Presence in Illinois as defined under 23 Illinois Administrative Code Section 1030.10, and has been granted continuous approval to offer distance education to residents of Illinois.
UW-Platteville online is authorized with no physical presence in Indiana in accordance with Indiana Administrative Code IC 21-18.5-6-12.
UW-Platteville is registered with the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to provide distance education to residents of Iowa.
Iowa National Guard Personnel, who receive military orders (involuntary call to active duty) that will interrupt their education, must provide a copy of their orders to the registrar. Notification of the registrar will allow the distance education student to exercise the following options:
These terms of withdrawal apply to distance education students who are spouses of activated National Guard Personnel when the student/spouse has a dependent child.
Based on the completed questionnaire for the Kansas Board of Regents, UW-Platteville online is not required to seek a Certificate of Approval.
UW-Platteville online has certified it does not engage in any of the operating or soliciting activities per 13 KAR 1:020 Section 1 (8) and is therefore not required to seek licensure through the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
|Louisiana||UW-Platteville online is not regulated by the Louisiana Board of Regents, since it offers courses and programs fully online and does not maintain physical facilities in the State of Louisiana.|
UW-Platteville online does not have a physical presence in Maine and has received confirmation it is exempt from Maine law, Title 20-A, Maine Revised Statutes, Chapter 409, and from the Department of Education Rule, Chapter 149.
UW-Platteville online is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission to enroll Maryland residents in fully online distance education programs.
For residents of Maryland, UW-Platteville will abide by the refund policy outlined by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Contact the Distance Learning Center for detailed information.
UW-Platteville online is not required to seek the approval of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education to enroll residents in online courses and programs.
Wisconsin has been accepted into the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA). UW-Platteville will submit an application to join M-SARA as a participating institution. Once the application is accepted, the benefits of reciprocity offered through SARA will extend to Michigan.
The University of Wisconsin System is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. UW-Platteville is part of the University of Wisconsin System.
UW-Platteville online offers online academic courses and/or programs only from its Wisconsin location and is not domiciled, incorporated, or otherwise located in Mississippi, and therefore is not required to seek authorization from the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation.
UW-Platteville online has affirmed it is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and adheres to the Missouri Department of Higher Education's Principles of Good Practice for Distance Learning and Web-Based Courses, thereby fulfilling Missouri state requirements pertinent to 34 C.F.R. § 600.9(c).
UW-Platteville online has provided documentation of its accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, satisfying the requirements of Montana Code § 20-25-107 and Board of Regents Policy § 320.1 . As a public institution, UW-Platteville online is exempt from the business requirements set forth under Title 35 of the Montana Code Annotated for out-of-state businesses operating in Montana.
UW-Platteville online has no physical presence in Nebraska and is not required to seek authorization to offer online courses or programs.
UW-Platteville online does not have a physical presence in Nevada and has obtained from the State of Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education a certificate of exemption to offer distance education.
UW-Platteville online does not have a physical presence in New Hampshire and is therefore not required to become authorized by the New Hampshire Department of Education.
UW-Platteville online has no physical presence in New Jersey; therefore licensure is not required.
The State of New Mexico does not require distance education providers to seek approval.
|New York||UW-Platteville online has no physical presence in New York and is not required to seek approval.|
The activities of UW-Platteville online do not require licensure in the State of North Carolina.
UW-Platteville online has met the requirements for ND Century Code 15-18.1-02.8 Exemptions.
UW-Platteville online does not have a physical presence in the State of Ohio and is therefore not required to seek authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents.
UW-Platteville online delivers courses and programs exclusively through an online format and is not required to become authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
On September 10, 2015 the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission Office of Degree Authorization repealed the exclusion for Out-of-State schools. UW-Platteville online (previously exempt) does not plan to seek authorization due to the prohibitive nature of the new regulations.
UW-Platteville online is registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Education as an out-of-state distance education provider.
|Puerto Rico||UW-Platteville online has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to Puerto Rico.|
|Rhode Island||UW-Platteville online is not required to be authorized by the Rhode Island Office of Higher Education since it has no physical presence in the State of Rhode.|
UW-Platteville online is not required to be authorized by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education because it does not have a physical presence in, nor actively recruits students within South Carolina.
South Dakota's Secretary of State has issued a certificate of authorization to UW-Platteville to provide online postsecondary education.
|Tennessee||A review of the distance education authorization requirements in Tennessee has confirmed that UW-Platteville online does not engage in any activity requiring authorization and is therefore not required to become authorized by the State of Tennessee Higher Education Commission.|
UW-Platteville online is exempt from oversight of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board since there is not physical presence in the state. The Board recognizes the accreditation of the Higher Learning Commission. UW-Platteville online is excluded from the Texas Workforce Commission's licensing requirements for enrolling Texas residents. UW-Platteville online is exempt from regulation in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.
UW-Platteville online is exempt from the registration requirements of U.C.A. §13-34-105 and has established the exemption with the Utah Division of Consumer Protection, State of Utah Department of Commerce.
UW-Platteville online is not required to be approved by the Vermont Department of Education or the State Board of Education since it only offers online programs with no physical presence in Vermont.
UW-Platteville can offer postsecondary instruction via distance learning to residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia. However, UW-Platteville online does not meet Virginia's criterion of physical presence and is therefore ineligible for certification by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
The Washington Student Achievement Council has confirmed that activities of UW-Platteville online do not require authorization.
The online offerings of UW-Platteville do not meet the definition of physical presence defined in Series 20 and therefore do not require authorization in West Virginia.
|Wisconsin||The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is a state entity in Wisconsin authorized to provide higher education programs, including distance learning education, pursuant to the Governor of the State of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Statute Chapter 36.|
|Wyoming||Application in progress|