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Approval Received from State 9/6/2012. Second application in progress.
Sent application to UW System (4/27/14). They are submitting to state.
Exempt per letter in file 05/25/11 Follow up on internships sent 7/12/13.
Exempt per letter in file 02/20/14
Application in progress, sent letter of intent. Regulates all areas.
Sent Letter of Intent 3/4/14. Submitted applic. on 5/1/14
In compliance. Approval Received from State 10/21/11.
Received email 3/25/14 that we are still compliant.
In compliance. Approval Received from State 11/22/11.
Sent email 2/7/14. They indicated we are still compliant.
In compliance. Approval Received from State 05/11/12.
Sent app. for internships 5/22/14
Since we only monitor students in practicums, etc., so no face to face contact, received response (3/20/14) that we are okay for internships.
In compliance. No further action required to provide online, distance, or correspondence education to Georgia residents.
Sent Chancellor's letter - 2/12/14. Approval received from state - 2/24/14
Still okay if faculty are not providing oversight of students' experiences in Illinois.
Okay since internships are not considered physical presence.
Application in process.
Application filled out and sent 2/4/14 with $1,000. Waiting for approval. Then need to send $1,000 when approved.
Compliant except for internships 6/15/12.
Sent in initial inquiry noting we have internships and direct market (4/3/14). State responded "at this time, your school does not need to apply with the Kansas Board of Regents for a Certfiicate of Approval. In 2 years we would like for you to check back with us to see if your situation has changed significantly."
Compliant except for internships 7/11/12. Full application in progress.
Received approval for programs with internships 8/4/14. Can only direct advertise to these programs. Large fee per program approval.
General compliance. Application in progress for full compliance.
Received licensure on 6/6/14. Can have internships and direct market.
Approval Received from State 11/7/11. Full application in process.
Follow up on internships resent 2/12/14. Sent new survey and waiting for response from state.
In general compliance. Application in progress for internships offered.
Send application 3/3/14. Surety bond being sent also. Won't apply for internship approval until needed - costly.
Student Complaint Process – The Maryland Higher Education Commission requires UW-Stout to provide information describing the process for the filing and resolution of student complaints, including informing students that the institution is subject to investigation of complaints by the Office of the Attorney General or the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Complaints should be directed to:
Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
888-743-0823 (toll free)
General compliance. “Request for initial licensure: $10,000 plus $2,000 for each degree requested at the same time if more than one plus $4,000 annual fee for the first five years following initial licensure. Correspondence continuing for clarification of needed items for application.
Large cost. Will apply for internships if needed.
In compliance. Approval or licensure by the State of Michigan is not required to provide online instruction to Michigan residents unless the school has a physical presence in the state. Physical presence does not include conducting courses such as internships, clinicals, practicum’s, etc. An institution having faculty working from the state requires approval if the institution wishes to incorporate or file a certificate of authority to operate. Advertising is allowed without approval or licensure. Student recruiters that work in the state must be registered unless the institution is authorized to award bachelor degrees or higher by its home state. Exempt - no change.
Okay. Physical presence does not include conducting courses such as internships, clinicals, practicum’s, etc. An institution having faculty working from the state requires approval if the institution wishes to incorporate or file a certificate of authority to operate.
In compliance. UW-Stout is registered as a public institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, 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.
Chancellor's letter sent. Approval received 2/18/14
Regulations changed. Submitted application & fee (3/12/14) and waiting on approval.
In compliance. Approval Received from State 5/12/12.
Okay - Nothing needed for coop/internships
Okay - Nothing needed for coop/internships
License received 6/20/14. Can do internships & market.
Applied for internships 7/1/14. Received approval 8/5/14
In compliance. Approval Received from State 10/27/11.
Okay - An coop or internship will not establish physical presence as long as the student-supervisor relationship is conducted on a one-to-one basis (no group gatherings or review sessions) and the supervisor is not an employee or only a temporary employee.
Applied for internships 7/9/14
Received provisional approval 8/12/14
In short, you DO NOT need to apply for approval from the NYS Education Department if your institution merely: 1) communicates electronically with students in New York State (e.g., by computer or broadcast) in ways that do NOT involve an instructional site or an organized group activity; 2) Advertises in New York State media; 3) Recruits students, e.g., at college fairs, job fairs, or tradeshows; 4) Conducts alumni activities within the State, such as alumni clubs. Request for clarification, application, exemption, and fees to hold internships 7/10/13.
Okay, do not trigger physical presence. (None of our programs lead to licensure in NY.) See 8/1/14 memo from state.
In general compliance. Full application in process.
The Board of Governors has made the following determinations in the past regarding online post-secondary degree activity: • Activities which require licensure: practicums, clinical experiences, and student teaching. • Activities which do not require licensure: proctored exams, attendance at college fairs, adjunct faculty residing in North Carolina and teaching an online course. Request for clarification, application, exemption, and fees to hold internships 7/10/13. Application in progress.
Need to apply for internships. Need to meet w/them in NC.
Exempt. Practicums, etc. okay if it's the only physical presence (listed on application submitted).
Approval received 7/1/14. Need to send in payment yet.
General compliance. Full compliance if a student finds own internship/coop. Faculty living in the state is a trigger for physical presence.
Okay if internship onus is on the student for identifying and securing these agreements.
Application in progress.
All institutions wishing to have documented state approval to offer online degree programs and courses to Oregon students from outside the state must submit a complete application (using the Initial Approval Request form) which will be reviewed by ODA to determine whether the school is eligible for exemption or subject to state authorization under Oregon rules. Follow up and application resent 7/12/13.
Sent application 5/13/14. MS VR only
In compliance. Approval Received from State 1/20/12 &10/22/12 Follow up sent 7/12/13 6/30/13.
Registered each program/course - 2/27/14 and 6/24/14. Internship then ok if no paid representative in the state.
In general compliance. If UW-Stout does not have a physical presence in Rhode Island, no further action on your part is required. Need to apply if offering a coop or internship that involves paid employees/reps from UW-Stout. Clarification of paid employee location was sent 7/12/13.
Okay. Physical presence does not include conducting courses such as internships, etc. when faculty are only involved from a distance and not physically present in state.
Okay. The Commission does not require licensing of institutions where a practicum or clinical experience is in S.Carolina or that offer programs online or at a distance where the sole activity is employment of faculty members who are residents of S.Carolina.
Approval received 7/15/13.
Okay. Email (2/7/14) any type of coop or internship experience would not trigger a need for authorization
Since students are free to choose sites, no physical presence is created (per email 2/14/14 from Lindsey Vaughan)
Physical presence defined as: While in Texas a paid representative of the school conducts teaching or proctoring courses including internships.
Received letter (4/21/14) that we continue to be exempt.
No physical presence in VT — no need to register.
Okay. If internship does not involve paid employees in Vermont, is not considered physical presence.
If an out-of-state institution does not plan to operate a facility in Virginia and/or the mechanism by which instruction is initiated (server) is not located within Virginia, the school does not meet Virginia’s criterion of physical presence. No Change.
Okay. Having Virginia residents participate in coop or internships would not constitute physical presence for state authorization purposes.
Need to apply for internships per 6/6/14 email. Sent in app. 8/1/14.
"University of Wisconsin-Stout is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act, This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes University of Wisconsin-Stout to offer field placement components for specific degree programs.The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs.Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430,Olympia. WA 98504-3430."
General compliance. Full application in progress.
Approval received 8/12/14
Sent in application (4/10/14)
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