SD Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455
State Authorization

On April 14, 2011, as part of its compliance with the new Department of Education Program Integrity regulations, the South Dakota University System sent an initial letter to each of the states below requesting information regarding what steps needed to obtained in order to gain authorization to offer distance courses in that state.  Any response received by the Board of Regents' office will be hyper linked to the appropriate state on the list below.


Responses from State Agencies Regarding Authorization
Alabama Illinois Montana Rhode Island  (2nd Response)
Alaska Indiana Nebraska  (exemption) South Carolina
Arizona Iowa Nevada South Dakota
Arkansas Kansas New Hampshire Tennessee
California Kentucky  (Attachment) New Jersey Texas
Colorado Louisiana New Mexico Utah
Connecticut Maine New York Vermont
Delaware Maryland North Carolina Virginia
District of Columbia Massachusetts North Dakota  (exemption form) Washington
Florida Michigan Ohio West Virginia
Georgia Minnesota Oklahoma Wisconsin
Hawaii Mississippi Oregon Wyoming
Idaho Missouri Pennsylvania  (completable form)  


Representatives from the system office and the campuses continue to review these materials, to develop plans to work collectively or individually to secure required approvals, and to implement these plans.