Davenport University has been approved by the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.  NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. 

A list of participating states and institutions can be found at National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

As of 10/01/2017: Participating SARA States/Territories are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pureto Rico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Note: New states are added regularly so please see the NC-SARA site for an updated list

Student Complaint Process:

Students residing in one of the above mentioned states that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process

If an issue or complaint is not resolved at the institutional level, a student may choose to contact the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
 

For academic programs leading to licensure:

Participation in SARA has no effect on state professional licensing requirements. It is the responsibility of the student to contact the appropriate licensing agency or Board in their state of residency prior to beginning a course of study, to understand the requirements as it applies to their specific situation.

For students residing in non-SARA states:

DU is required to comply with each non-SARA states’ laws regarding distance education.  Please click on the state below to determine if DU has been granted approval to provide online programs in that state.

 

Alabama Georgia Maryland New Mexico South Dakota
Alaska Hawaii Massachusetts New York Tennessee  
Arizona Idaho Minnesota North Carolina Texas 
Arkansas Illinois Mississippi North Dakota Utah
California Indiana Missouri Ohio Vermont
Colorado Iowa Montana Oklahoma Virginia 
Connecticut Kansas Nebraska Oregon Virgin Islands
Delaware Kentucky Nevada Pennsylvania Washington
District of Columbia Louisiana New Hampshire Puerto Rico West Virginia
Florida Maine New Jersey Rhode Island Wisconsin
       South Carolina  Wyoming

 

 Alabama

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Alaska

 NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Arizona

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Arkansas

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

California

Effective July 1, 2017 pursuant to California Education Code § 94801.5(b): Non-public higher education institutions that are degree granting, non-profit, and accredited are exempt and need not register with the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Davenport University students residing in California that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

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Colorado

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Connecticut

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Delaware

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

District of Columbia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Florida

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.                                                                                                       

Georgia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

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Hawaii

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Idaho

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Illinois

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Indiana

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Iowa

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Kansas

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

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Kentucky

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Louisiana

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Maine

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Maryland

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

Massachusetts

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Minnesota

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Mississippi

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

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Missouri

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Montana

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Nebraska

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Nevada

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed  

New Hampshire

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

New Jersey

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

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New Mexico

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

New York

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

North Carolina

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

North Dakota

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

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Ohio

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Oklahoma

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Oregon

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Pennsylvania

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Puerto Rico

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Rhode Island

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

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South Carolina

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

South Dakota

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Tennessee

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

 Texas

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

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Utah

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Vermont

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Virginia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Virgin Islands

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Washington

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

West Virginia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

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Wisconsin

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Wyoming

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

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