State Authorization for Distance Education

In order to comply with the Department of Education and State regulation requirements for distance education, please see below specific requirements. Inquiries pertaining to distance education can be submitted to Tangela Derico at

Distance Education Complaint Process

Distance Education Complaints about Delivery

The Department of Education requires Emory University to provide contact information for filing complaints with its accrediting agency and with the appropriate state agency charged with handling complaints to out-of-state students in states in which a student resides. 

Students who desire to resolve a complaint should follow the University’s student complaint policy.

View Complaint Policy

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

You may also contact our accrediting agency. Emory University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097

SACSCOC Complaint Policy

State Complaints

If a complaint can not be resolved you may be able to file a complaint in your state. Complaint resolution by state for out-of-state students may be submitted to the appropriate authority in your state of residence.

View a List of State Agencies