ACCJC Catalog Accreditation Requirements

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This is part of a series of posts detailing what different accrediting bodies require for college catalogs. Other posts: NWCCU Accreditation requirements.

We’ve all been there— deadlines for accreditation looming and requirements still hazy. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the requirements for the college catalog with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).

Let’s dive into the requirements so you can start checking to-dos off your accreditation checklist.

The Basics: Information about Your University

To begin you must include general information about your institution. The following must be included:

Now that you have the basics done you can move onto the requirements for your university.

The Requirements: Details Regarding Admissions, Fees, and Academic Programs

In this section, you will review the admissions basics. Make sure to include:

From here you want to cover major policies that will affect your students.

Major Policies and Procedures Affecting Students

In this section you will want to include the following:

This is the final section with specific requirements. Lastly, include a list of publications with any further policies.

Locations or Publications Where Other Policies Can Be Found

For a look at the most recent Accreditation Standards refer to the ACCJC document available here.

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