SHEEO State Authorization Surveys

Revision of Iowa College Student Aid Commission from Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:47

1A1. Agency Name: 
Iowa College Student Aid Commission
1A2. Agency Description - Please review the description below and revise as appropriate (e.g., state executive agency, agency with appointed board, department or division within agency, etc.): 

The Iowa College Student Aid Commission administers provisions of Iowa Code Chapter 261B that may require an entity to seek registration (i.e., authorization) approval if a person compensated by the school conducts any portion of a course of instruction in Iowa (including through distance education) or if the school otherwise has a presence in this state. (See additional information about “presence” below.) The Iowa College Student Aid Commission also administers independent provisions of Iowa’s consumer protection law (Iowa Code Sections 714.18, 714.19, and 714.23) that may require such an entity to file evidence of financial responsibility with the state of Iowa, or establish a tuition refund policy for students who withdraw from the school.

The Iowa College Student Aid Commission is an Iowa state agency governed by a board of Commissioners. Registration applicants are evaluated by Commission staff, the Postsecondary Registration Administrator, who prepares registration recommendations for final approval by the agency’s board of Commissioners. The Postsecondary Registration Administrator administers the financial responsibility and tuition refund policy provisions of Iowa Code Chapter 714 under the oversight of the Iowa Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.

1A3. Agency Contact - Please review and correct as necessary the contact information below: 

Carolyn Small
Postsecondary Registration Administrator
Iowa College Student Aid Commission
515-725-3413 (direct line for school inquiries)
carolyn.small@iowa.gov

1A4. Who should institutions contact if they have questions about your agency’s authority, policies, or application process: 

Carolyn Small
Postsecondary Registration Administrator
Iowa College Student Aid Commission
515-725-3413 (direct line for school inquiries)
carolyn.small@iowa.gov

1C1. Other Agencies - According to our records, the following agencies also have responsibility for authorization in the state. Please correct, add to, or clarify this list of authorizing authorities as necessary. These agencies will also be requested to complete this survey: 
None.
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
PROPERTY IN THE STATE
RECRUITING ACTIVITIES
THIRD PARTY AGREEMENTS/CONTRACTS
ADVERTISING
EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE
OTHER