Alaska State Authorization Status

 Marian University is currently authorized to offer courses and degrees to residents of Alaska.

updated by Jennifer Hendryx (June 25, 2014) 
maintained by Tina Caves
Date of Communication  Supporting Documentation  Notes 
January 26, 2016
The institution has been granted exemption
 Alaska Distance Expemption Letter 2016

Marian University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statues sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

May 8, 2014
Initial exemption granted
Initial Exemption Letter Authorized - Future Action Required (Before May 8, 2016)
"Institutions determined to be exempt from authorization provisions under 20 AAC 17.015(a)(8) are required to recertify biennially that the educational program and institution continue to qualify for exemption.  The institution will be required to recertify prior to May 8, 2016."
May 8, 2014
Sent application for exemption.
Initial Application for Exemption  
April 8, 2014
E-mail received from Kierke Kussart
Email from Kierke Kussart State Authorization Requirements
Out-of-state institutions with no physical presence in Alaska, as described below, are required to apply for exemption from authorization to offer postsecondary instruction in Alaska.  To do so, complete and submit the Application for Exemption from Authorization form which can be found at the following link:
April 7, 2014
Email sent to Kierke Kussart to verify state authorization requirements
Initial inquiry email for Alaska  
May 2013
Survey conducted by SHEEO
Alaska SHEEO Inventory State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) conducted a survey of all states to help identify state requirements, contact persons, and other helpful information regarding state authorization.

Fun Fact

Marian is guided by five Core Values: Community, Learning, Service, Social Justice and Spiritual Traditions (Source: Student Handbook, 2013-2014).

Campus Info

Marian University
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699


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