WSCUC Accreditation, Program Review, and Assessment


The Program Review, Assessment, and WSCUC Accreditation website serves as a resource for students, faculty, administrators, and external constituents who are interested in learning more about Cal State LA's procedures, processes, and infrastructure for quality assurance, educational effectiveness, and federal compliance.


Cal State LA is hosting a site visit by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) from February 27 - March 1, 2019 in connection with its accreditation.The WSCUC Visiting Team has scheduled open meetings with students, staff, and faculty to provide an opportunity for input from all members of the campus community about their experiences with the institution. Students are encouraged to comment on issues of academic rigor and consistency, availability of student support services, accuracy of information provided by the institution, and other matters related to the quality of the educational experience.

For a chance to provide your input to the Visiting Team, we invite all members of the campus community to attend the relevant open meeting during the visit:

Open Meeting for Faculty
Thursday, February 28, 2019 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Los Angeles Room (University Student Union)

Open Meeting for Staff
Thursday, February 28, 2019 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Library Community Room (Library North B131)

Open Meeting for Students
Thursday, February 28, 2019 
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Golden Eagle Ballroom 3

Exit Meeting with WSCUC Visiting Team
Friday, March 1, 2019 
9:30 a.m.. - 10:00 a.m.
Location: USU Los Angeles Room


2018 Insitutional Report

Visit the 2018 Institutional Report webpage:

  • to read the Institutional Report for the reaffirmation of university accreditation and to view all included exhibits.
  • to provide your feedback and/or suggestions about the report.
  • to ask any WSCUC-related questions.




Program Review

Visit the Program Review webpage if you are interested in:

  • learning about the Program Review cycle and process.
  • identifying when a specific program is up for review.
  • reading the official Program Review policy.
  • identifying members of the Program Review Subcommittee.


WSCUC Accreditation

Visit the WSCUC Accreditation webpage if you are interested in:

  • information on Cal State LA's current Reaffirmation of Accreditation process.
  • information about the WASC Senior Colleges and Universities Commission (WSCUC; formerly WASC).
  • reading about Cal State LA's accreditation history.
  • identifying members of the current WSCUC Steering Committee and viewing agendas and minutes from the Steering Committee meetings.
  • locating previous reports to and from the Commission.


Visit the Assessment webpage if you are interested in:

  • learning outcomes and learning outcomes assessment.
  • information on the Educational Effectiveness and Assessment council and its members.
  • information on the College Assessment Coordinators.
  • resources, including workshop materials, rubrics, and readings on best practices in outcomes assessment.