Middle states at Atlantic Cape

Accreditation Timeline

Steering Committee & Subcommittees Formed

November 2015

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Model Selected for Self-Study

Working Groups Selected

Self-Study Design Draft Completed

March 2016

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Ellie Fogarty from Middles States visits campus

April 26-27, 2016

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Steering Committee Oversees research and reporting by working groups

Working Groups involve the community

Working Groups submit reports

Fall 2016 / Spring 2017

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Middle States Commission of Higher Education selects the evaluation team Chair, and the institution approves teh selection

Chair and institution select dates for team visit and for the Chair's preliminary visit

Institution sends copy of the Self-Study design to team Chair

Winter 2016/2017

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

Steering Committee receives drafts from working groups and evelops a draft Self-Study report

Spring / Summer 2017

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Campus community reviews draft Self-Study report

Evaluation team Chair reviews draft Self-Study report

Institution sends draft Self-Study report to evaluation team Chair, prior to Chair's prelimnary visit

Institutions with selected-topics Self-Study elect to have a document review prior to the team visit: Conduct an early document review

Institution prepares final versionof the Self-Study report

Fall 2017

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Institution sends final report to evaluation team and the the Middle States Committe of Higher Education at least six weeks prior to team visit

Winter 2017/2018

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Scheduled Team Visit

Institutions with selected-topics Self-Study that have a document review during the team visit: Conduct a concurrent document review

Team Report

Institutional response

Spring 2018

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Committee on Evaluation Reports meet

Commission Action

Summer / Fall 2018