§ 34.12a. Transfer of branches or campuses from one institution to another.

 (a)  Institutions or the State System of Higher Education, or both, desiring approval to transfer a branch or campus from one institution to another shall submit a joint formal application to the Department, on forms provided by the Department, by July 1 of the calendar year preceding the academic year for which transfer is requested.

 (b)  Approval by the Secretary for the transfer of a branch or campus by the State System of Higher Education, a community college or a State-related or State-aided college or university to another institution will be based on the satisfaction of the following requirements by the institutions or the State System of Higher Education, or both:

   (1)  Preliminary feasibility study.

   (2)  Documentation of needs and resources in support of the proposal and in relation to institutional, regional and Commonwealth needs and resources.

   (3)  Evidence that transfer of the branch or campus is consistent with the institutional plans and the Master Plan of the Commonwealth.

   (4)  Indication of the financial impact on the budget of the institutions or the State System of Higher Education, or both, and the Commonwealth.

 (c)  Information with respect to subsection (b) is subject to evaluation and validation by the Department.


   The provisions of this §  34.12a issued under sections 1317 and 1319 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  367 and 369); sections 5 and 9 of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Act (24 P. S. § §  2510-105 and 2510-109); and section 2002-A of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. §  20-2002-A).


   The provisions of this §  34.12a adopted October 9, 1987, effective October 10, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 4038.

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