Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) New Seven-Year Timeline (short form)

 

The following table represents the revised seven-year accreditation timeline of the Standards and Eligibility Requirements as stated by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).  The seven-year cycle is implemented January of 2011, and includes five (5) Standards, and twenty-four (24) Eligibility Requirements.

 

Year

Report

Visit?

Standard(s)

Eligibility Requirements (ER)

2010

 

 

 

 

2011

Year One Report

No

Standard 1: (Mission, Core Themes, and Expectations)

 

ER 1: Operational Status

ER 2: Authority

ER 3: Mission and Core Themes

2012

 

 

 

 

2013

Year Three Report and Visit

Yes

Standard 1: (Mission, Core Themes, and Expectations) *Review and Update*

 

Standard 2: (Resources and Capacity)

 

ER 4: Operational Focus and Independence

ER 5: Nondiscrimination

ER 5: Institutional Integrity

ER 7: Governing Board

ER 8: Chief Executive Officer

ER 9: Administration

ER 10: Faculty

ER 11: Educational Program

ER 12: General Education and related instruction

ER 13: Library and Information Resources

ER 14: Physical and Technical Infrastructure

ER 15: Academic Freedom

ER 16: Admissions

ER 17: Public Information

ER 18: Financial Resources

ER 19: Financial Accountability

ER 20: Disclosure

ER 21: Relationship with the Accreditation Commission

2014

Year Five Report

No

Standard 1: (Mission, Core Themes, and Expectations) *Review and Update*

 

Standard 2: (Resources and Capacity) *Review and Update*

 

Standard 3: (Planning and Implementation)

 

Standard 4: (Effectiveness and Improvement)

ER 22: Student Achievement

ER 23: Institutional Effectiveness

2015

 

 

 

 

2016

Year Seven Report and Visit

Yes

Standard 1: (Mission, Core Themes, and Expectations) *Review and Update*

 

Standard 2: (Resources and Capacity) *Review and Update*

 

Standard 3: (Planning and Implementation) *Review and Update*

 

Standard 4: (Effectiveness and Improvement) *Review and Update*

 

Standard 5: (Mission Fulfillment, Adaptation, and Sustainability)

ER 24: Scale and Sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                         

2017

Year One Report