UVU State Authorization

National Council for State Authorization   

Utah is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) and Utah Valley University is an approved SARA institution which means we adhere to established standards for offering post-secondary online programs in all member states.

UVU is authorized to offer online education in all states and a few territories with some restrictions on internships and practicums. Use this interactive map to review the authorization information by clicking on the state you intend to reside in while pursuing your degree or program through UVU. Please contact the Office of Teaching & Learning at 801-863-8255 or toll free 1-888-425-4412 if you have any questions about the information for your state.


CA CO OK NE ID OR WI AR FL OH IL MI IN MA DE AL WA WY IA LA GA KY VA PA VT CT NM SD ND SC NC WV NY NH ME RI NJ MD HI AZ TX KS MT MN MO MS TN AK NV DC Federated States of Micronesia Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Virgin Islands Puerto Rico Palau Guam Marshall Islands American Samoa Not Authorized Exempt Authorized

Student Consumer Complaints

Students who have a complaint against Utah Valley University should first file a complaint with the institution. If UVU does not resolve the complaint, students may file a complaint with the Utah Board of Regents. The Board of Regents will only consider complaints that were previously unresolved by the institution and may refer a complaint to another agency for investigation.