Guidance on Accreditation and Eligibility Requirements for Distance Education (EA ID: OPE-21-06)

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Office of Postsecondary Education
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Guidance on Accreditation and Eligibility Requirements for Distance Education (EA ID: OPE-21-06)

On August 31, 2020, we published a Federal Register notice concerning the rescission of guidance that was outdated. That notice announced that Dear Colleague Letter GEN-06-17, Institutional Accreditation for Distance Learning Programs, was rescinded.

Attached to this announcement is Department guidance to accrediting agencies and institutions about the rescission of Dear Colleague Letter GEN-06-17 and our requirements with respect to institutional eligibility for distance education, which currently are waived until after the national emergency related to COVID-19 ends.

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Department of Education Guidance on Accreditation and Eligibility Requirements for Distance Education in PDF Format, 2 Pages, 181KB

Last Modified: 01/18/2021