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NC-SARA - State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement for Distance Education

Information for prospective Distance Delivery students residing outside of Illinois:
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges endeavors to offer all of its courses and programs to as wide an audience as possible and participates in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) to enhance the quality and expand access to IECC’s educational offerings.

Check the link NC-SARA for a map of participating SARA states and the list of participating institutions.

Important! If you are considering an academic program that leads to a professional license in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state BEFORE beginning the academic program located outside your state.



Information for current IECC Distance Delivery students:  The following link will assist you in navigating resources for resolving any complaints or concerns you may have, including how your IECC academic program is administered.

You may also find helpful links located in our course catalog:

Specific questions about IECC’s Distance Education can be directed to the Director of Online Learning, Kristi Urfer, at 

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