NC-SARA Placement Data Collection Deadline

Alarm clock icon with the word "deadline" Participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) allows The Ohio State University to offer educational activities, such as online programs and on-ground field experiences, to students in 49 SARA member states. To continue participation in SARA, Ohio State must submit student location data to the National Council for SARA (NC-SARA) annually.

Ohio State must submit Spring 2018, Summer 2018 amd Autumn 2018 out-of-state student placements that are:

  • On-ground
  • Outside Ohio, but not international
  • Credit-bearing
  • Required for degree completion or licensure

This includes field experiences, internships, clinicals and practical experiences. Online student location data is collected through the Registrar's Office and is not included in this data collection. 

The deadline to submit is December 14, 2018.

How to Submit Data

1. Review the Spring, Summer and Autumn placement tabs in the spreadsheet provided by the state authorization team. Update the "state" column if the state listed is not the correct placement state. Add any placement courses not included in the spreadsheet.   


Collect data in another format that includes:

  • Course name
  • Catalog number
  • Semester(s) of placement
  • State of placement
  • Student name

2. Submit data by email to or use the reporting form at