State Authorization (NC-SARA)

NC-SARAThe US Department of Education requires that any institution offering distance education programs to students outside of its home state must acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state.

Chicago State University (CSU) has received approval from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) to participate in the National Council for State Authorization and Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).  Chicago State University may offer online programming to students in other states.