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Application for Provisional Authorization to Open a New York State College or University

Notification of Intent

Anyone interested in applying for provisional authorization to establish a New York State degree-granting institution must complete this Notification of Intent prior to beginning the application process. The New York State Education Department (NYSED) will respond within one week with instructions for submitting an application through a secure folder. If you have not received an email response within that time frame, please contact staff at IHEauthorize@nysed.gov.

Note: Form fields with asterisks must be completed.

Primary Application Contact*
Required phone number format: 555-555-1234
Enter a valid email address (e.g., username@domain.com)
Secondary Application Contact
Required phone number format: 555-555-1234
Enter a valid email address (e.g., username@domain.com)
Prospective Institution Information*
Separate each program name with a semi-colon.
Prospective Institution Control*
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