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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.

Call for Comment  Process

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. 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 7, 2022

ACCSC presents the following topics for comment by the membership and other interested parties:

  • Program Evaluation – Section III (A)(4&6); Appendix II; Substantive Standards, Standards of Accreditation
  • Tuition, Cancellation, and Refund Policies – Section I (C)(3), Substantive Standards, Standards of Accreditation
  • Licensure Rate Disclosure – Section IV (C)(3), Substantive Standards, Standards of Accreditation

Please download the Call for Comment to review the proposed revisions.

All comments are to be in the form of a PDF document on letterhead with the signature of the commenter. Please send all comments to the attention of the Executive Director via e-mail at mccomis@accsc.org. Written comments are due by April 7, 2022.