State Authorization enables institutions to provide educational programs and courses to individuals who are local students, out-of-state students, and distance learners. Institutions must be authorized to deliver educational activities such as online learning, non-classroom experiences, proctoring, professional licensure, and marketing. State Authorization allows Craven Community College to provide educational services to students who live outside of North Carolina. Compliance with individual state requirements is now part of the Higher Education Opportunity Act 2008, Emended 2010. H 600.9 (c).
Student Complaint Information
Craven Community College desires to resolve grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair, and amicable manner. Individuals who desire to resolve a grievance may review the Student Complaint Process (PDF) and complete the the Student Complaint Form.
Craven Community College Contact:
The regional accreditor (SACSCOC) has a complaint process available if an individual has evidence that an institution significantly violates the established standards. Please review and complete the Accreditor’s Student Complaint Process and Form (PDF) to submit a complaint to SACSCOC.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033
SARA North Carolina State Portal Information
If a complaint cannot be resolved internally, students may file a complaint with State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement North Carolina (SARA NC) using the State Portal Student Complaint Process and State Portal Student Complaint Form (PDF).
State Portal Contact:
State Agency Complaint Process
State Agency Contact:
University of North Carolina General Administration
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688
State Portal’s website address – http://www.northcarolina.edu/complaints
State Authorization Liaisons per State
Students residing outside of North Carolina may also file a complaint with their individual state. Contact information for each state may be found on the Student Complaint Agency’s Contact Information (PDF) for each State link.
Professional Licensure Disclosures
In addition to the institutions accreditation, some programs offered at CCC result in the participants earning a licenses or certification. These programs have earned accreditation by industry specific accrediting bodies. Please use the contact information for Professional Licensing Boards to learn about the required licensing or certification for your desired program, and the state specific requirements if you are a non-North Carolina resident that wishes to participate in one of these programs.
In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure, Craven Community College is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure and/or certification outside the state of North Carolina:
Craven Community College cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure and/or certification outside of the State of North Carolina. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure and/or certification prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure and/or certification requirements.