About Us

Since 2011, the Center for Online & Distance Learning (CODL) has partnered with faculty to help produce online and hybrid courses utilizing innovative pedagogy and advances in teaching and learning technologies. We provide the following services:

We are the central contact for all online programs at KU and maintain institutional compliance for interstate postsecondary distance education.


Institutional Memberships

See Federal Regulation and State Authorization to learn about KU compliance with interstate postsecondary distance education.

  • What is the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)?
  • Required disclosures related to professional licensure or certification
  • Mandatory NC-SARA reporting
  • Advertising online & hybrid programs

Visit the NC-SARA website for more information.

We set the bar high to achieve excellence in online learning through our association with Quality Matters. Every course we develop is evaluated with the Standards for Higher Education QM Rubric.

The Online Learning Consortium brings together the most innovative methods and latest developments in online education. Our institutional membership offers professional development opportunities for any staff or instructor at KU who is interested.

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National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

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Quality Matters

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Online Learning Consortium