Eligibility, Standards & Policies 2017-05-03T16:30:23+00:00

Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, and Commission Policies

Eligibility Requirements
Accreditation Standards
Commission Policies
Operational Policies

Eligibility Requirements for Accreditation

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Eligibility Requirements Adopted June 2014 At its June 2014 meeting, in Public Session, the Accrediting Commission adopted revised Eligibility Requirements. Opens in new window
Eligibility for Accreditation for Reviews through Fall 2015 The Eligibility Requirements used for evaluations through Fall 2015. Opens in new window

Accreditation Standards

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Accreditation Standards Adopted June 2014 The 2014 Standards are the basis for comprehensive institutional evaluations for reaffirmation of accreditation and may be used by institutions wishing to develop a baccalaureate degree. Opens in new window
Accreditation Standards 2014 BA Degree Highlights The Standards including BA Highlights, for reviews at institutions offering baccalaureate degrees. Opens in new window
Accreditation Standards 2014 Annotated Annotated version of the Standards that links relevant regulations and Commission Policies with Standards Opens in new window
Accreditation Standards 2014 Cross-walk and Glossary The Accreditation Standards, Cross-Walked, with Glossary Terms Opens in new window
Accreditation Standards for Reviews through Fall 2015 The Eligibility Requirements used for reviews through Fall 2015. Opens in new window

Commission Policies

Commission Good Practice in Relations with Member Institutions
Commission Good Practice in Relations with Member Institutions
Complaints Against the the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
Evaluation of Institutions in Multi-College/Multi-Unit Districts or Systems
Institutional Advertising, Student Recruitment, and Representation of Accredited Status
Interregional Policies on Accreditation of Institutions Operating Across Regions – Deleted June 2017
Contractual Relationships with Non-Regionally Accredited Organizations
Rights and Responsibilities of the Commission and Member Institutions

Commission Operational Policies and Documents

Bylaws of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Conflict of Interest for Commissioners, Evaluation Team Members, Consultants,.Administrative Staff, and Other Commission Representatives
Professional and Ethical Responsibilities of Commission Members
Statement on the Process for Preserving Confidentiality of Documents Related to Institutional Evaluations

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