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Call for Comments

Persons, institutions, and organizations affected by, or with an interest in, ACCSC's standards and policies are advised of proposed changes via the ACCSC Call for Comment.

The ACCSC Call for Comment, issued by the Executive Director of the Commission, encourages all interested parties to carefully read any proposed revision, and to submit comments, suggestions, and recommendations for consideration by the Commission.

Call for Comment  Process

Upon the consideration of any written comments, suggestions, or recommendations received, the Commission may:

  • Elect to adopt a revised standard as proposed,
  • Adopt the standard with revisions,
  • Defer action for further study and consideration, or
  • Reject the proposed standard. 

If the standard is adopted, the Commission establishes an effective date allowing reasonable time for institutions to come into compliance via the ACCSC Accreditation Alert


March 30, 2018
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Proposed Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation

  • Program Requirements
  • Consideration of Third Party Information
  • Student Services
  • Change of Ownership
  • Distance Education

May 11, 2018
Call for Comment
Proposed Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation

The Commission welcomes and encourages the comments of ACCSC-accredited institutions and other interested parties on the topics listed below.  Written comments regarding the proposed revisions are due by June 11, 2018 via email to mccomis@accsc.org.