Accreditation Review Process and Timeline


WSCUC Reaffirmation Task

Time Period

Establish process and timelines for completing WSCUC Institutional Report

September 2016

Establish WSCUC Steering Committee

November 2016

Establish writing teams for Institutional Report essays

November 2016

Establish Core Competencies Assessment Team

October 2016

Develop communications plan to inform and engage campus community with WSCUC Self-Study process

November 2016

Develop Institutional Assessment Plan for 2016-2020

November 2016

WSCUC Steering Committee first meeting

November 7, 2016

Barbara Gross Davis (WASC Institutional Liaison) campus visit

November 9, 2016

Plan for Self-Review under the WSCUC Standards: Criteria for Review (CFRs)

December 2016

Collecting survey data from campus community (faculty, staff, students, and administration) on WSCUC Standards for Essay 2

Spring 2017

Essay writing teams convene twice per month to compile documents and data to be used as exhibits to support the essay

Spring 2017

Exhibits compiled in electronic database

June 2017

Writing team leads complete drafts of each essay

Summer 2017

Steering Committee completes Institutional Report/Self-Study draft

Summer 2017

Town hall discussions and electronic feedback on Institutional Report draft

Fall 2017

Drafts circulated to President, Provost, Senate, other members of campus community

Fall 2017

Prepare Institutional Report in final electronic form with links

Spring 2018

Submit Institutional Report to WSCUC

June 28, 2018

Conduct Off-Site Review via Video Conference with WSCUC team

September 6, 2018

Conduct on-site/campus visit with WSCUC team

February 27 - March 1, 2019

Commission makes a decision on status of Cal State LA's accreditation and establishes a timeline for the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation cycle

Summer 2019