ACCJC Self Study Manual (2008)
This manual contains suggestions for how an institution should organize for self study as well as forms that must be submitted as part of the self-study report. It is intended for use by institutions as they prepare for self-study and the self-study report.
The Accreditation Standards are statements of best practice in higher education which institutions must meet or exceed when seeking initial accreditation and reaffirmation of accreditation from ACCJC.
ACCJC Reference Manual (2008)
This handbook contains the Eligibility Requirements for initial accreditation and reaffirmation of accreditation, the ACCJC Standards, and current policies of the Commission.
ACCJC Distance Learning Manual (2008)
This manual contains information that will assist member institutions as they plan and evaluate distance learning programs. It also provides team members with information that aids in the evaluation of these programs. The Commission Policy on Distance Learning is included.
ACCJC Eligibility, Candidacy, and Initial Accreditation Manual (2008)
This manual includes the steps for establishing eligibility, candidacy, and initial accreditation by ACCJC as well as the Eligibility Requirements and Accreditation Standards.
ACCJC Eligibility Requirements
The Eligibility Requirements must be met completely in order for institutions to apply for eligibility for accreditation. Compliance with the criteria is expected to be continuous, and institutions that have achieved accreditation must demonstrate that they continue to meet the eligibility requirements in their self study reports.
ACCJC Guide to Evaluating Institutions (2008)
This guide contains questions that might be asked about institutional quality as each accreditation standard is considered. It also provides suggestions for what might constitute evidence that an institution meets the standard. It is intended for use by institutions as they write their self-study report and by teams when evaluating institutions.
ACCJC Substantive Change Manual (2008)
This manual includes information on changes considered substantive, the process used for obtaining ACCJC approval of substantive changes, the required format and content of a substantive change proposal, and the Substantive Change Policy.
ACCJC Team Evaluator Manual (2008)
This manual is for use by individuals serving on teams. It outlines the responsibilities and activities of team service and contains forms used in reporting.