STATE AUTHORIZATION RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT (SARA)
The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) is a national initiative to provide more access to online courses while maintaining compliance standards with state regulatory agencies. SARA allows institutions to provide online courses outside of their own state borders by seeking and maintaining state approvals via a streamlined process. To learn more about SARA, please visit: nc-sara.org.
NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Current authorized SARA member states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
NC-SARA Complaint Information can be found at: www.nc-sara.org/content/sara-and-students
Out-of-state students enrolled in a program leading to professional licensure
Northeast Lakeview College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA). However, NC-SARA does not deal with professional licensing board approval for any courses or programs leading to professional licensure. If you are not a resident of Texas and you are taking an online course or hybrid program leading to professional licensure, please contact the program director of the degree program to discuss licensure options prior to beginning your course of study.
State Authorization Student Complaint Procedure
Northeast Lakeview College desires to resolve student grievances, complaints, and concerns in an expeditious, fair, and amicable manner. Students residing outside of Texas while attending San Antonio College who desire to resolve a grievance should first follow the college's complaint procedure found here:
NC-SARA Complaint Process
Students may also file a complaint through NC-SARA.
Northeast Lakeview College
Dr. Laura Sanchez
Vice President of Academic Success
Phone: (210) 486-5428
State of Texas
Program Director, Academic Quality and Workforce
Phone: (512) 427-6214
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
PO Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711