Distance Learning Information for Out-of-State Students

State Authorization for Distance Learning Programs and Students

All U.S. States require post-secondary educational institutions to be legally authorized to provide post-secondary educational instruction in their states. Many of these state laws and regulations also apply to online, distance and correspondence educational instruction offered in that state. As such, Carteret Community College and its distance learning program must be authorized in certain states prior to offering those courses or programs to students residing in those states. The purpose of this policy is to create a process for complying with any state authorization requirements applicable to Carteret Community Colleges distance learning program. CCC participates in the SREB SECRRA reciprocity agreement and can offer classes to students in the member states of SREB. If you reside in one of the following states, you may register for classes with CCC. If you reside in a state not listed below, you may not register for classes at CCC at this time.


  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia


Distance Learning Complaint Process for Out-of-State Students

Carteret Community College desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students residing outside of the State of North Carolina while attending CCC who desire to resolve a grievance should follow the Colleges Student Grievance Procedure.  However, if an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with your State. The SHEEO Student Complaint Information form lists states with the appropriate agency name and information about and/or links to the complaint process.  Carteret Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associates degree.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia  30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Carteret Community College.


Complaint Resolution Contacts by State