POSAProcedures for Approval

Procedures for Approval

To open your school you must submit an application to the Office of Higher Education at least 120 days before your intended opening date (as stated in Section 10a 22k 3 of the Regulations of State Agencies).

As part of your application you need to include a statement/forecast (refer to the financial requirements for details). Additionally you are required to provide a $40,000 Irrevocable Letter of Credit from a bank located within Connecticut. This letter will be held for 12 years from the date of approval.

To complete the application process you must also include a refundable $2,000 Application Fee along with your proposed schools application. The Office of Higher Education will carefully review your submitted application. May request additional information if necessary.

Following this review an evaluation visit will be conducted by representatives from the Office of Higher Education. This visit is conducted in accordance with Section 10a 22k 4 of the Regulations of State Agencies and based on criteria outlined in Section 10a 22k 5.

After the visit the chairperson of the evaluation team will prepare an evaluation report highlighting any areas that can be improved upon. Once evidence is provided showing corrections have been made based on these findings a recommendation, for authorization will be submitted to the Executive Director of the Office of Higher Education.

After receiving the approval a school must go through the process of renewing their authorization every year for three consecutive years as stated in Section 10a 22k 7 of the Regulations of State Agencies. Upon completing the fourth year of re authorization a school may be eligible for an extended renewal period of, up to five years.

To apply for approval please submit your application through our Veoci database by clicking on this link; New Private Occupation School Inquiry.

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