Middle states at Atlantic Cape

Accreditation Timeline

November 2015

Steering Committee & Subcommittees Formed

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January 2016

Model Selected for Self-Study

Working Groups Selected

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Spring 2016-17

Steering Committee oversees research and reporting by working groups

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April 26-27, 2016

Ellie Fogarty, Vice President from Middles States Commission on Higher Education, visits campus

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July 2016

Self-Study Design Completed

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Spring 2017

Working groups submit reports

Middle States Commission of Higher Education selects the evaluation team Chair, and Atlantic Cape approves the selection

Chair and Atlantic Cape select dates for team visit and for the Chair's preliminary visit

Atlantic Cape sends copy of the Self-Study Design to the team Chair

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Summer 2017

Middle States Commission of Higher Education selects evaluation team members, and Atlantic Cape approves the selection

Steering Committee develops a draft Self-Study report

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Fall 2017

Campus community reviews draft Self-Study report

Evaluation team Chair Dr. Steady H. Moono reviews draft Self-Study report prior to the Preliminary Visit

 Steering Committee prepares final version of the Self-Study report

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December 2017

Atlantic Cape submits Verification of Compliance with Accreditation-Relevant Federal Regulations

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 Winter 2017/2018

Atlantic Cape sends final report to evaluation team and the the Middle States Committee of Higher Education at least six weeks prior to team visit

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April 8-11, 2018

Evaluation Team Visit

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 Spring 2018

Team Report

Institutional response

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Summer / Fall 2018

Committee on Evaluation Reports meet

Commission Action