Compact With Distance Students

Program Integrity Rule

The recently issued United States Department of Education Program Integrity Rule for Distance Education requires Prairie View A&M University to provide all prospective and current students with the contact information of the state agency or agencies that handle complaints against postsecondary education institutions offering distance learning or correspondence education to students within that state. Students are encouraged to utilize the Prairie View Compact with Texans procedures through the various campus offices prior to filing a complaint with an external state agency or agencies.  If an adequate local resolution of a complaint is not made, the following information is provided.

Prairie View A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097) as a comprehensive public institution of higher education authorized to award Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees, and is a member of the Texas A&M University System (200 Technology Way, College Station, TX 77845). As a Texas state institution of Higher Education, Prairie View A&M University is also governed by the rules of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752).

A link to all state higher education complaint agencies compiled by the WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) State Authorization Network (SAN) is provided for your utilization. CLICK HERE for a list of links for a list of state agencies to contact to address a complaint in your state.