State Authorizations

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. UW-Platteville participates in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). For specific information regarding state authorization contact:

Denise LaBudda
Compliance Officer
E-mail: labuddad@uwplatt.edu

Alabama

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Alabama under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Alaska

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Alaska under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Arizona

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Arizona under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Arkansas

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Arkansas under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

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.
Colorado

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Colorado under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Connecticut

UW-Platteville online is registered to offer online courses/programs to Connecticut residents.

 

State of Connecticut Registration

Delaware

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.

 

Approval not required

District of Columbia

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in District of Columbai under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Florida

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.

 

Program activities not regulated

Georgia

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Georgia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Hawaii

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Hawaii under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Idaho

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Idaho under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Illinois

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Illinois under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

 

For physical presence, UW-Platteville 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.

 

State of Illinois Approval

Indiana

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Indiana under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Iowa

UW-Platteville is authorized to operate in Iowa under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

 

For physical presence, 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:
 

  1. Withdraw from all courses with a full refund of tuition and mandatory fees
  2. Selective withdrawal from one or more courses with a full refund of tuition and mandatory fees
  3. Incomplete grades awarded at the discretion of the instructor to provide an extension for completing coursework
  4. Final grades may be issued if the instructor determines that the student has completed a sufficient amount of coursework

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.

 

State of Iowa Registration

Kansas

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Kansas under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Kentucky

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.

 

Licensure not required

Louisiana

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Louisiana under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Maine

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Maine under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Maryland

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Maryland under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Massachusetts

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.

 

Approval not required

Michigan

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Michigan under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Minnesota

UW-Platteville is authorized to operate in Minnesota under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

 

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.

 

State of Minnesota Registration

Mississippi

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Mississippi under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Missouri

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Missouri under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Montana

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Montana under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Nebraska

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Nebraska under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Nevada

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Nevada under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

New Hampshire

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in New Hampshire under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

New Jersey

UW-Platteville online has no physical presence in New Jersey; therefore licensure is not  required.

 

Licensure not required

New Mexico

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in New Mexico under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

New York UW-Platteville online has no physical presence in New York and is not required to seek approval.
North Carolina

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in North Carolina under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

North Dakota

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in North Dakota under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Ohio

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Ohio under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Oklahoma

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Oklahoma under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Oregon

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Oregon under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Pennsylvania

UW-Platteville online is registered with the  Pennsylvania Department of Education as an out-of-state distance education provider.

 

State of Pennsylvania Registration

Puerto Rico UW-Platteville online has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to Puerto Rico.
Rhode Island

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Rhode Island under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

South Carolina

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in South Carolina under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

South Dakota

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in South Dakota under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Tennessee

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Tennessee under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Texas

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Texas under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Utah

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Utah under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Vermont

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.

 

Approval not required

Virginia

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Virginia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

Washington

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Washington under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

West Virginia

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in West Virginia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

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

UW-Platteville online is authorized to operate in Wyoming under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 7, 2016.

 

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Distance Learning Center
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099

608.342.1468
800.362.5460
DistEd@uwplatt.edu

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