Florida Atlantic University(FAU) State Authorization Status
State Authorization of Distance Education is a requirement in all U.S. States. Many of these state laws and regulations also apply to online, distance and correspondence educational instruction offered in that state. To be legally authorized to provide post-secondary educational instruction in a state, post-secondary educational institutions must receive such authorization. Florida Atlantic University and its online/distance educations programs must be authorized in certain states prior to offering those courses or programs to students residing in those states.
Florida Atlantic University's goals are to deliver all of its online programs in every state. However, the complexity of requirements in some states, including differing requirements by academic programs, makes this impractical. FAU's online courses and programs are approved in the following states. From the list below, please click on the state in which you currently reside and review its current status, including any special requirements for your academic program. If your state is not currently listed, please check back as the information changes often.
Complaint Resolution Contacts by State
FAU students residing outside the State of Florida who desire to resolve a grievance are encouraged to follow the University’s Student Grievance Process.
If an issue cannot be resolved internally, a complaint may be filed with the State of Florida University System, FAU’s accrediting agency, FAU's accreditation agency, or the appropriate state agency for handling complaints in a student’s state. FAU's online courses and programs are approved in the following states. FUA is authorized to offer online courses and programs in the states listed below. From the list, please click on the state in which you currently reside and review its distance learning complaint process.
- State University System Complaint Form (Florida)
Florida Atlantic University Accreditation
Florida Atlantic University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges,1866 Southern Lane,Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 to award degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and doctoral levels, including the Doctor of Medicine. Information regarding SACS’ complaint process can be found on the SACS website under Complaint Procedures.
Helpful Resources and Information:
- FAU Bookstore
- FAU Library
- Admission and registration
- Current tuition fees
- Student financial assistance - Financial Aid
- Transfer and Transition Services for undergraduates
- Course and program descriptions
- Examination proctors and other arrangements
- Help and other distance learning student services
Phone: (561)297-4850 FAX: (561)297-4851
Center for eLearning, IS4, Rm 209
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33431