In order to obtain approval for your school you must submit an application to the EAP. Below are the forms required in the application with a description for each.
School Operations and Governance - Form 1.01
Under Wis. Stat. § 440.52(7) and 10, all private postsecondary schools not otherwise exempt are required to obtain approval from the Educational Approval Program before advertising or doing business in Wisconsin. A more detailed list of exemptions can be found lower on this page. If you are unsure if your school is exempt or not, please contact the EAP.
Surety Bond - Form 1.02
A surety bond ensures that students can recoup tuition and other costs if the school closes. Make sure that your surety company also attaches the power of attorney for your bond.
Program Application - Form 1.03
Under Wis. Stat. §440.52 (7), all private postsecondary schools not otherwise exempt are required to obtain approval from the Educational Approval Program before advertising or doing business in Wisconsin.
Background of Instructor - Form 1.04
All schools must provide information about the qualifications that instructors/faculty members must have to teach the programs offered (see program approval application). In addition, non-accredited schools must complete the following form for each instructor/faculty member the school employs.
School Catalog Checklist - Form 1.05
Under Wis. Admin. Code SPS 404.03 (2), every school is required to have a catalog. This following checklist must accompany a proposed catalog as part of a new school application or a proposed catalog revision for an already approved school.
Enrollment Agreement Checklist - Form 1.06
Schools that choose to use an enrollment agreement must submit it to the EAP and have it approved prior to use.
Customer's Right to Cancel - Form 1.07
Use this form as the cancellation agreement for you and your students.
Teaching Location - Form 1.08
Please fill this application out for each location where you plan to hold classes.
Representative Permit Application - Form 1.09
To recruit prospective students in Wisconsin, you need to fill out this application, pay a $200 fee, and designate coverage of $2,000 in the general school surety bond.
Institutional Planning - Form 1.10
All schools are required to submit an institutional planning document.
Approval Checklist and Statement of Submission - Form 1.11
All schools seeking initial approval are required to submit an Approval Checklist and Statement of Submission.
Balance Sheet Template - Form 2.01
Form 2.01 is a basic balance sheet for institutions to use.
Income Statement Template - Form 2.02
Form 2.02 is a form to determine basic operating expenses.
Compliance and Institutional Assessment - Form 2.03
Form 2.03 is a basic institutional assessment that a school consultant may use during a school visit.
Change of Ownership - Form 2.04
Schools that intend to change ownership of their institution must fill out Form 2.04 and submit it to the EAP.
Employment Verification - Form 2.05
To verify employment please submit the attached form to the EAP.
Complaint Form - Form 3.01
Students of EAP approved schools should submit completed form 3.01 to file a complaint.
Student Records Request - Form 3.02
Select transcripts from EAP approved schools can be requested using Form 3.02. For more information, please visit the Transcript page.
Student Protection Fund Attestation - Form 3.03
Submit Form 3.03 to request a Student Protection Fund reimbursement from the EAP. Please contact the EAP for further information.