State Authorization & Program Integrity

On October 29, 2010, the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) released the final "program integrity" regulations. One regulation requires postsecondary institutions offering distance or correspondence courses to students not living in the institution's state to obtain authorization from states in which it operates (has enrolled students). This authorization is required for students of that state to receive federal financial aid (

Information on CGTC's State Authorizations and Program Integrity is provided below:

List of Authorizations by State

Program Integrity Complaint Form

Technical Difficulties

Online students that experience technical problems should first contact their course instructor for assistance. Students may contact Distance Education Technical Support through the Online Course Help Desk.

Interested in taking online classes?

New students should contact Admissions or call 478-988-6800.

Current/returning students should contact their advisor or call 478-988-6800.

Distance Education Staff

Jody Dixon
Distance Education Coordinator
Blackboard Administrator
(478) 757-2507

Carrie Miller
Instructional Design Specialist
(478) 218-3254

Cynthia Rumney
Dean, Distance Education
(478) 476-5158


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