Accreditation 2017 Timeline (revised 12/20/12)

September 2011

Chapter 1: Mission, Core Themes, and Expectations

January 2012

NWCCU Board of Commissioners ruling on Reaffirmation of Accreditation

September 2014

Mid-Cycle Review 
Brief Updates on Resources and Capacity
Assessment of Progress toward Mission Fulfillment
Replaces Year Three Report on Resources and Capacity, previously due September 2014

Fall 2014

Site Visit on Mid-Cycle Review

(Report in 2015 no longer scheduled; incorporated into 2017 report and site visit)

September 2017

Chapter 2 (Resources and Capacity),
Chapter 3 (Planning and Implementation),
Chapter 4 (Effectiveness and Improvement), and
Chapter 5 (Mission Fulfillment, Adaptation, and Sustainability)
with revisions to Chapter 1
Incorporates report previously due in September 2015 and more detailed description of Resources and Capacity

Fall 2017

Site Visit on cumulative report (Chapters 1-5)


Note: This timeline reflects the new NWCCU schedule, last revised in February 2014. The Year Three Report and Site Visit have been replaced with a brief Mid-Cycle Review Report and Site Visit in Fall 2014. The Year Seven Report and Site Visit in Fall 2017 now incorporate Chapters 2, 3, and 4.