|Article 1||General Provisions||32-3001 – 32-3004|
|Article 2||Licensure||32-3021 – 32-3027|
|Article 3||Regulation||32-3051 – 32-3059|
|Article 4||Student Tuition Recovery Fund||32-3071 – 32-3077|
Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 30
- Accredited: means accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States department of education. See Arizona Laws 32-3001
- Assessment: means the amount a private postsecondary education institution is required to pay to the student tuition recovery fund. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Board: means the state board for private postsecondary education. See Arizona Laws 32-3001
- Ceasing operations: means a private postsecondary education institution that has stopped offering educational courses or programs to the public for any reason. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Degree: means an academic degree or honorary degree or the title of any designation, mark, appellation, series of letters or words including associate, bachelor, master, doctor or fellow which signifies, purports to signify or is generally taken to signify satisfactory completion of the requirements of an educational program of study beyond the secondary school level or which is an honorary title conferred for recognition of some meritorious achievement. See Arizona Laws 32-3001
- Distance learning instruction: means a written correspondence or electronic medium education program for students enrolled in an institution licensed under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- Fund: means the student tuition recovery fund. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Grant: means award, bestow, confer, convey or sell. See Arizona Laws 32-3001
- institution: means an educational institution subject to licensure under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Newly enrolled student: means a student enrolling with a private postsecondary education institution for the first time or reenrolling after an absence from the institution for one or more years. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Operate: means to establish, keep, maintain or utilize a physical facility, location or mailing address in this state where, from which or through which students are procured for private vocational or private degree programs, private vocational or private degree programs are offered or private vocational credentials or private degrees are offered or granted and includes contracting for the performance of any of these acts. See Arizona Laws 32-3001
- Person injured: means a student of a private postsecondary education institution which is not exempt from this article pursuant to section 32-3072, subsection D and which charges prepaid tuition to a student who is damaged monetarily by the institution ceasing operations before fulfilling its contractual obligations or fully providing the services which were paid for in advance. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Prepaid tuition: means monies advanced to an educational institution before the educational institution provides its service. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Private vocational program: means an instructional program which includes a course or group of courses as defined in section 15-101 for which a student does not earn a degree and which is designed to provide or is advertised as providing a student with sufficient skills for entry into a paid occupation, and which is not conducted solely by a public school, public community college or public university. See Arizona Laws 32-3001
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
- Specialized accrediting agency: means an agency which is recognized by the United States department of education and which accredits individual programs offered by institutions and not the institutions themselves. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
- Total course cost: means the tuition and other fees charged by the private postsecondary education institution for each course offered. See Arizona Laws 32-3071
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
- Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215