Institution Directions for Data Reporting

Your One-Stop Shop for Required Annual Data Reporting


2024 Data Reporting Dates

The 2024 timeframe to report Fall 2023 exclusively distance education enrollments and calendar year 2023 out-of-state learning placements will be May 15, 2024 through June 15, 2024.


2024 Must-Have Data Reporting Resources for SARA-Participating Institutions


Data Reporting New and Notable for 2024
New and Notable for 2024 Reporting, Branch Campus Reporting is Mandatory

Additional Resources for Learning About Data Reporting Requirements & Effective Practices

  • NC-SARA Data Reporting Fact SheetThis fact sheet provides institutional personnel a high-level summary of required data reporting for institutions participating in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA).
  • SARA Quick Start Guide: Annual Data Reporting: This Quick Start Guide answers the question: What are the annual data reporting requirements for SARA-participating institutions?
  • Foundations of NC-SARA Annual Data Reporting Online Course (free and open to all, available in the SARA Learning Station): In this course, participants will learn about NC-SARA's annual data reporting that SARA-participating institutions complete, including why SARA policy requires annual data reporting, what data are reported and when, and how the data are analyzed and shared. In addition, the course addresses how the data may be used, and provides suggestions for coordinating annual data reporting activities for your institution. This course may be helpful as an introduction to the NC-SARA Data Reporting Handbook
  • Data Reporting: Out-of-State Learning Placements Webinar: Slides and recording of the webinar offered on December 1, 2022 for SARA-participating institutions to learn effective strategies for managing, collecting, and reporting Out-of-State Learning Placement data.