State Authorization Regarding Distance Education

In accordance with the U.S. Department of Education’s regulation (34 C.F.R. §600.9) regarding legal authorization to provide postsecondary education through distance or correspondence education in a state in which a college is not physically located or in which it is otherwise subject to state jurisdiction as determined by the state, Wallace Community College is authorized to provide distance education to residents residing outside of the state of Alabama through participation National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

Students seeking to enroll in the Wallace Community College distance education program residing outside the state of Alabama, but within the United States, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories (excluding international locations), should check the College’s state authorization status by visiting the College Web site at Interested parties may also contact the Distance Education Department by email at or by phone at (334) 556-6905 regarding enrollment in distance education courses. 

Students wishing to file a complaint regarding the distance education program at Wallace Community College may refer to the following link on the College Web site for the appropriate state complaint processes,