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COVID-19 Resources

As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to evolve, ACCSC is implementing a series of changes to how the organization will deliver its professional accreditation services.

The Accrediting Commission continues to encourage institutions to engage in open and direct dialogue with ACCSC staff to discuss individual school needs.

Updated Guidance for ACCSC  Schools
December 21, 2020

  • Admissions Documentation
  • Program Advisory Committees

Updated Guidance for ACCSC Schools
May 27, 2020

  • Operational and Programmatic Changes
  • Distance Education Delivery Approval
  • Disruption of Clinical, Practicum, or Externship Experiences
  • Facility Expansions to Accommodate Social Distancing
  • Program Advisory Committees
  • Suspending Classes

COVID-19 Q & A

Learn more about some of the accreditation challenges faced by schools as they continue to adapt to online learning, and for guidance from ACCSC designed to help schools to overcome those challenges.

March 27, 2020 | COVID-19 Best Practices Webinar

  • Technical Guidance and Practical Advice: Planning, Patience, and Pivoting
  • Best Practices for Implementing Distance Education
  • Distance Education Tips from the ACCSC Membership – What Member Schools are Saying
  • Q & A from the Membership: What are your questions?

March 30, 2020
Updated Guidance for ACCSC-accredited schools

  • Need for Temporary Distance Education Delivery
  • Suspending Classes
  • Disruption of Clinical, Practicum, or Externship Experiences
  • Extended Absences for Students

March 19, 2020

  • Guidance on Admissions Documentation

March 12, 2020 - Update on ACCSC Operations

  • On-Site Evaluations
  • April 2020 Workshops
  • Applications, Reports, and Other Responses
  • ACCSC Operations

March 5, 2020 - Preliminary Guidance

Other Resources