Middle states matters

Accreditation Timeline

Steering Committee & Subcommittees Formed

May 2004

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Self-Study Draft Commenced

June 2004

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Subcommittees Meet & Begin Work

Dr. Robert Schneider from MS visits campus

September 28, 2004

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Subcommittees Submit Findings

March 2005

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First Draft Self-study Completed

May 2005

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Second Draft Self-study Completed

September 2005

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Draft submitted to Board of Trustees & President

November 2005

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Self-study Submitted

February 2006

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Scheduled Team Visit

March 2006

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Final Team Report Delivered by Team Chair to Atlantic Cape

April 2006

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Atlantic Cape Institutional Response to the Commission and Atlantic Cape Internal Taskforce Developed and Charged to Respond to Team Report

May 2006

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Notification of Action by the Commission, Statement of Accreditation Status issued by MSCHE, Remediation Plan begins.

June 2006

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Atlantic Cape Internal Taskforce meets with consultants and begins regularly scheduled meetings to develop and institute a Monitoring Report.

July 2006-July 2007

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Atlantic Cape Submits Monitoring Report to MSCHE. 

August 2007

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Commission deploys a Special Team visit of two peer evaluators to Atlantic Cape. 

October 2007

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Special Team makes Formal Recommendation to Commission post-visit.

Fall of 2007

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Commission's Committee on Follow Up Activities and Candidate Institutions reviews Atlantic Cape's Monitoring Report and Special Team Report.

March 2008

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The Commission reaffirms Atlantic Cape's accreditation and requests a monitoring report. 

mid-March 2008

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A monitoring report is submitted to the Commission. The report documents implementation of the Institutional Effectiveness Plan, including the identification of institutional student learning outcomes and the use of assessment results to inform institutional planning and budgeting.

April 2010

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The Commission accepts the monitoring report.

June 2010

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Atlantic Cape to conduct a Periodic Review Report.

June 2013