Policies

NWCCU Policies

Linked Policies are PDF documents.

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 March 2021

Annual Report Policy – Adopted October 2013

Antitrust Policy – Adopted December 2020

Appeals Procedure Policy – Revised December 2020

Arbitration Policy – Adopted December 2020

Collective Bargaining Policy – Revised 2010

Commission Action Regarding Institutional Compliance Within Specified Period Policy – Revised 2018

Commissioner Qualifications and Responsibilities Policy – Revised June 2020

Complaints Against NWCCU Policy – Revised June 2020

Complaints Regarding Member or Candidate Institutions Policy – Revised June 2019

Conflict of Interest Policy – Revised December 2020

Contractual Relationships with Organizations Not Regionally Accredited Policy – Revised 2010

Correspondence Education Policy – Revised 2015

Credit Hour Policy – Adopted November 2012

Definition of E & G Expenditures for Determining Annual Institutional Dues Policy – Revised March 2021

Distance Education Policy– Adopted October 2013

Gift Policy – Adopted December 2020

Institutional Advertising, Student Recruitment, and Representation of Accredited Status Policy – Revised 2013

Institutional Response to an Onsite Evaluation Report Policy – Revised 2013

Institutions Accredited by Another Accreditor Policy – Revised December 2020

Legal Costs and Obligations Policy – Adopted December 2020

Notification to the United States Department of Education Policy – Revised 2013

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

Public Disclosure of Information Regarding Type of Accreditation Granted, Criteria, Accreditation Procedures, Evaluation Schedule, and Commissioners and Commission Staff Policy – Revised 2013

Public Notification About Affiliated Institutions Policy – Adopted October 2012

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

Receipt of Unsolicited Information Policy – Adopted June 2019

Record of Student Complaints Policy – Revised October 2015

Related Entities Policy – Adopted June 2019

Representation of Academic and Administrative Personnel on Decision-Making Bodies Policy – Revised March 2018

Requests for Waiver Policy – Adopted June 2019

Responsibilities for Title IV Oversight Policy – Adopted 2002

Records Retention Policy – Revised January 2021

Review of Accreditation Criteria Policy – Revised 2013

Significant Growth Policy – Revised March 2015

Student Verification Policy – Adopted 2010

Substantive Change Policy – Revised 2018

Training of New Commissioners Policy – Adopted 1997

Transfer and Award of Academic Credit Policy – Revised 2013

Travel Expense Reimbursement Policy – Adopted August 2020

Whistleblower Policy – Revised January 2020