NOTICE: Change in State Authorization Governance
On August 1, 2013, the State Board of Higher Education assumed governance of North Dakota State Authorization of degree-granting, post-secondary institutions. Beginning August 1, 2013, all degree-granting post-secondary institutions offering on-site or distance education courses in North Dakota must seek authorization or exemption under HB1103 guidelines.
Exemptions: Institutions that wish to apply for exemption status under HB 1103 15-18.1-02 definitions must register, apply, and receive confirmation of exemption status. Application will begin Aug. 31, 2013 and must be completed via electronic, web-based software. The application can be found at ndus.edvera.com.
Authorization: Institutions that wish to apply for North Dakota State Authorization under definitions in HB 1103 15-19.1-01 or 15-18.1-03 must register, apply, and receive confirmation of authorization status. Application will begin August 31, 2013 and must be completed via electronic, web-based software. The application can be found at ndus.edvera.com.
*The State Board of Higher Education has issued an extension of exempt status for all degree-granting post-secondary institutions currently holding exemption status from Career and Technical Education with an expiration date of July 31, 2013 until August 31, 2013. After August 31, 2013, institutions must be registered officially with the State Board of Higher Education by the means outlined above.
Questions regarding this process can be directed to:
Director, Distance Education and State Authorization