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WSCUC shares information on its innovative accreditation program by developing and sharing resources for its member institutions and those seeking accreditation.

WSCUC Adopts New 2022 Standards of Accreditation

The Standards establish the foundational values and broad principles of good practice by which an institution achieves and maintains accreditation with WSCUC.

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Fall 2023 – Spring 2024 Authorization for Distance Education/Remote Instruction
The COVID National Emergency declaration allowing institutions to offer remote instruction and waiving approval from WSCUC was rescinded on April 10, 2023. The waiver period
2023 Annual Report Cycle Open May 1-31
The WSCUC Annual Report is open from May 1 through May 31 and can be accessed in the Accreditation Management Portal (AMP). All eligible, candidate,
Equity and Inclusion Guide
With unique institutional missions and strategic goals in mind, this E&I Guide provides suggestions for using inquiry and data to promote focused conversations about E&I

Accreditation Handbook

Open Book

The WSCUC Handbook of Accreditation presents the Commission’s Core Commitments and Standards of Accreditation, guides institutions through the institutional review process, and assists teams at each stage of review.

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Events and Programs

We invite you to participate in WSCUC’s wide range of events and programs, offering insights from national and regional experts and practitioners on a wide range of topics promoting quality in postsecondary education.

2023 Accreditation Resource Conference (ARC2023)

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The Challenge of Excellence: Realizing the New Standards

Thank you to all who joined us for ARC 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County! We appreciate being together to think about higher education in new ways and learn from one another.

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Upcoming Events

Accreditation Leadership Academy – Application Deadline
Applications for the 2023-2024 ALA will be accepted online May 16 - June 5
Commission Meeting – June 2023
June 2023 Public Meeting
The public and institutional representatives are invited to listen to the Commission’s public meeting



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