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The Resource Library contains all the core information we consider important to understanding of the various pieces of the accreditation experience. Here you will find guides to help you navigate the accreditation experience, relevant policies, reports used for data gathering, templates and samples of related documents, and more.

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GUIDES & MANUALS

Assistant Chair Role and Responsibilities Guide

This guide describes the responsibilities of an institution accreditation team’s assistant chair in providing support for the team and chair throughout the accreditation process.

FORM

Credit Hour and Program Length Review Form

One of four forms that WSCUC uses to address instititutional compliance with federal regulations, this form is completed by teams in evaluating the reliability and accuracy of the institution’s assignment of credit hours and requirements related to program length. During the Accreditation Visit, teams complete this form and add it as an appendix to the Team Report.

GUIDES & MANUALS

Drafting Preliminary Team Report Narrative Guide

This guide provides suggestions for team members when drafting the preliminary team report prior to the visit.

FORM

Federal Compliance Forms

There are four forms that WSCUC uses to address institutional compliance with some of the federal regulation’s affecting institutions and accrediting agencies. During the visit, teams complete these four forms and add them as an appendix to the Team Report.

WEBINAR

For Teams: Planning and Conducting a WSCUC Remote Review

Guidance for teams preparing to conduct remote reviews in Spring 2021. Included are links to the PowerPoint presentation and answers to participant questions.

FORM

Institutional Report Certification Form

This form is signed by an institution’s CEO to affirm the accuracy of the information presented in the institutional report and the intention to comply fully with WSCUC’s Standards and policies.

FORM

Marketing and Recruitment Review Form

This form is completed by review teams to demonstrate the monitoring of an institution’s recruiting and admissions practices, in compliance with federal regulations.

TEMPLATES & SAMPLES

Offsite Review (OSR) Chair Communication to the Team – Sample HB2013

2013 Handbook: This template is for use by the team chair in the initial communication to team members prior to the Offsite Review (OSR).

TEMPLATES & SAMPLES

Offsite Review (OSR) Chair Communication to the Team – Sample HB2023

2023 Handbook: This template is for use by the team chair in the initial communication to team members prior to the Offsite Review (OSR).

TEMPLATES & SAMPLES

Offsite Review (OSR) Schedule – Sample HB2013

2013 Handbook: A sample schedule for use by peer review teams participating in an Offsite Review (OSR).
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