STATE AUTHORIZATION 

Impacting

Online Learning from Outside of Ohio &

 Out-of-State Internships/Clinicals

Students who wish to participate in internships/clinical placements/co-ops and online courses in a state other than Ohio must confirm that Sinclair Community College is permitted to offer those opportunities in that particular state. Sinclair Community College must comply with each state's regulations regarding legal authorization for participation in internships/clinical placements/co-ops and the delivery of distance education degrees, programs, and courses.

If you wish to enroll or register for one of our online offerings or participate in an internship/clinical placement and are located in a state other than Ohio, please inquire before enrolling or registering to determine if Sinclair may offer distance learning in your state. You may email online@sinclair.edu or phone (937) 512-2990 to make an inquiry.

ONLINE COURSES

Sinclair Community College may currently offer online courses to students in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, *Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, *Maryland, Massachusetts,  Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin with more states pending approval or exemption.

*Indiana - This institution is authorized by:  The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education; 101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670; Indianapolis, IN  46204-1984.

*Maryland - Sinclair Online programs are registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

INTERNSHIPS/CLINICAL PLACEMENTS

Sinclair Community College may currently offer the opportunity to participate in some internships/clinical placements in the following states:  Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, * Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas,  Utah,  Vermont,  Virginia,  West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming with more states pending approval or exemption.  You should contact  online@sinclair.edu or (937) 512-2990 to confirm that Sinclair may offer your specific program's clinical placement/internship in your state.

*Kentucky internships/clinical placements are only available for the Automotive Technology, Health Information Management, Medical Assistant Technology, and Physical Therapist Assistant programs.

 


 

 

STUDENT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES

Sinclair Community College is committed to resolving student complaints in an expeditious, fair and friendly manner.  For more information on student rights and responsibilities at Sinclair, refer to the Student Judicial Affairs Code of Conduct Handbook (pdf), and the Student Rights and Grievances statement.

SinclairOnline students residing outside of Ohio should resolve complaints with Sinclair by contacting us at online@sinclair.edu or (937) 512-2990. Sinclair works diligently to find positive outcomes to student concerns. Please try to exhaust all possible avenues of complaint resolution before going outside of the college. However, if a complaint cannot be resolved through the Sinclair process, you may be able to file a complaint with your state. In compliance with federal Department of Education regulations, Sinclair provides a list of State Agencies (PDF) with contact information for each state. You may also contact our accrediting agency, The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Higher Learning Commission.

* Maryland:  Maryland Higher Education Commission - North Liberty St., 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201 (410)767-3301 or (800)974-0203 http://www.mhec.state.md.us/higherED/acadAFF/MHECStudentComplaintProcess.pdf)