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NWCCU Policies

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Accreditation Actions Policy – Revised July 2023

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 – Revised March 2023

Annual Report Policy – Revised June 2021

Antitrust Policy – Adopted December 2020

Appeals Procedure Policy – Revised March 2023

Arbitration Policy – Revised January 2024

Commissioner Qualifications and Responsibilities Policy – Revised November 2021

Communication with Accreditation Constituencies Policy – Revised October 2023

Complaints Against NWCCU Policy – Revised January 2024

Complaints Regarding Member or Candidate Institutions Policy – Revised January 2024

Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Policy – Adopted April 2021

Conflict of Interest Policy – Revised December 2020

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 – Revised March 2023

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 – Revised June 2022

Matters Under Litigation Policy – Adopted April 2021

Personally Identifiable Information Submitted to NWCCU – Adopted October 2023

Procedure to Close a Program, Branch Campus or Institution Policy – Revised October 2023

Public Disclosures Required by an Institution Policy – Revised March 2023

Receipt of Unsolicited Information Policy – Revised January 2024

Record of Student Complaints Policy – Revised March 2023

Records Retention Policy – Adopted January 2021

Related Entities Policy – Adopted June 2019

Requests for Waiver Policy – Revised November 2021

Review of Standards for Accreditation, Eligibility Requirements and Policies Policy – Revised March 2023

Significant Growth Policy – Revised November 2021

Substantive Change Policy – Revised January 2024

Transfer and Award of Academic Credit Policy – Revised January 2022

Travel Expense Reimbursement Policy – Adopted August 2020

Whistleblower Policy – Revised January 2020

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