Policies

NWCCU Policies

Linked Policies are PDF documents.

Accreditation Actions Policy – Revised June 2021

Accreditation Criteria Policy – Adopted December 2020

Accreditation Liaison Officer Policy – Revised June 2020

Accreditation for System Institutions Policy – Adopted June 2019

Administrative Procedures for Institutional Visits and Board of Commissioner Meetings Policy – Adopted April 2021

Annual Report Policy – Revised June 2021

Antitrust Policy – Adopted December 2020

Appeals Procedure Policy – Revised December 2020

Arbitration Policy – Adopted December 2020

Commissioner Qualifications and Responsibilities Policy – Revised June 2020

Communication with Accreditation Constituencies Policy – Adopted April 2021

Complaints Against NWCCU Policy – Revised June 2020

Complaints Regarding Member or Candidate Institutions Policy – Revised June 2019

Conflict of Interest Policy – Revised December 2020

Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Policy – Adopted April 2021

Contracts for Education-Related Services Policy – Adopted April 2021

Correspondence Education Policy – Revised April 2021

Credit Hour Policy – Revised April 2021

Direct Assessment and Competency-Based Education Policy – Adopted April 2021

Distance Education Policy– Adopted April 2021

E&G Expenditures and Institutional Dues Policy – Revised March 2021

Gift Policy – Adopted December 2020

Institutions Accredited by Another Accreditor Policy – Revised December 2020

Legal Costs and Obligations Policy – Adopted December 2020

Matters Under Litigation Policy – Adopted April 2021

Procedure to Close a Program, Branch Campus or Institution Policy – Revised June 2020

Public Disclosures by Institutions Policy – Adopted April 2021

Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Year Seven Evaluations Policy – Revised 2013

Receipt of Unsolicited Information Policy – Revised April 2021

Record of Student Complaints Policy – Revised June 2021

Related Entities Policy – Adopted June 2019

Requests for Waiver Policy – Adopted June 2019

Responsibilities for Title IV Oversight Policy – Revised June 2021

Records Retention Policy – Revised January 2021

Review of Standards of Accreditation, Eligibility Requirements and Policies Policy – Revised June 2021

Significant Growth Policy – Revised March 2015

Substantive Change Policy – Revised June 2021

Training of New Commissioners Policy – Adopted 1997

Transfer and Award of Academic Credit Policy – Revised April 2021

Travel Expense Reimbursement Policy – Adopted August 2020

Whistleblower Policy – Revised January 2020