State Authorization

If you live outside New Mexico and are currently enrolled in or are planning to enroll in an online degree or certificate program at DACC, the following State Authorization information applies to you.

DACC is a SARA Recognized Institution and a member of the National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). DACC abides by the national standards for the interstate offering of distance education (DE) courses and programs. Being a SARA Recognized Institution increases access to DACC distance education for students from other states and territories.  Visit this link to view other approved SARA institutions in the state of New Mexico.

Before you can enroll in a DACC distance education program or course, check to see if DACC is authorized in your state to offer distance education. Click here to view current SARA States and Institutions. Please note for distance education  programs with internships, clinicals, and practicums additional state restrictions may apply for which DACC might not be authorized. It is important to note that it is the student’s responsibility to understand the situation and requirements in their state of residence for taking Distance Education offerings from out-of-state providers.