Missouri State is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) and is authorized to offer distance degrees in all 50 states.
Students in distance programs may continue to pursue a grievance, after exhausting the university grievance procedures. The procedures for grievance filing vary based on the type of grievance. Learn more on the student grievance website.
Students must fully exhaust university procedures prior to filing complaints through the Missouri or SARA portals.
For students in Missouri:
You may file a complaint with the Missouri Department of Higher Education.
For online students outside the state of Missouri:
You may appeal to Missouri’s State Authorization Reciprocal Agreement (SARA) portal agency.