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Chapter 2. Applications. Article 7. Applications for a Substantive Change to an Approval to Operate. Application to Change Location.   

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(a) An institution seeking a change of location as defined in 94823.5 of the Code shall complete the "Change of Location" form (LOC rev. 2/10) to obtain prior authorization. The form shall be submitted at least 60 days prior to the proposed date of the change in location unless an unforeseen and unavoidable circumstance outside the control of the institution requires an earlier change; in which case it shall be submitted no later than 30 days following the change in location. The form shall be submitted to the Bureau along with the appropriate fee as provided in Section 94930.5(c) of the Code. It shall be signed by the signatory(ies) required by section 71380 and dated, and each fact stated therein and each attachment thereto shall be declared to be true under penalty of perjury, in the following form:

"I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing and all attachments are true and correct.

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(Date)

(Signature)"

(b) The application shall establish that the institution can meet the minimum operating standards contained in Chapter 3, and shall include:

(1) The name, school code, current and proposed addresses, and telephone and fax numbers of the institution;

(2) A description of the proposed physical facilities, including building diagarams or campus maps. The diagram or maps shall identify at a minimum, the locations of classrooms, laboratories, workshops and libraries;

(3) A description of any equipment to be used at the proposed facilities that is different from the equipment used at the present facility;

(4) The date on which the institution intends to offer instruction at the new location;

(5) The distance between the approved location and the proposed new location;

(6) The reason for the move;

(7) A description of the actions taken to notify students, if any, pursuant to section 94898(d)(1) of the Code, and whether the institution has offered a full refund to students pursuant to section 94898(d)(3) of the Code; and

(8) The name, address, email address, telephone and fax numbers for the institution's contact person for the purpose of this application.

(c) The Bureau may deem the actions that the institution takes to notify students of the proposed change of location to be sufficient notice for purposes of section 94898(d)(2).

(d) An institution that has been granted an approval to operate by means of accreditation shall notify the Bureau of the substantive change within 30 days of that change on the Change of Location form, by providing the information required in sections (b)(1), (b)(8) of this section and shall attach certification from the institution's accreditation agency demonstrating that the substantive change was made in accordance with the institution's accreditation standards, and complies with the Act and this Division.

(1) The application for change of location for an institution approved by means of accreditation shall be signed and dated by the signatory(ies) required by section 71390(d), and each fact stated therein and each attachment thereto shall be declared to be true under penalty of perjury, in the following form:

"I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing and all attachments are true and correct.

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(Date)

(Signature)"

Authority cited:

Education Code 94803

Education Code 94895

Reference:

Education Code 94823.5

Education Code 94893

Education Code 94894

Education Code 94895

Education Code 94896

Education Code 94898(d)

Education Code 94930.5

(Amended by Register 2010, No. 47.)