SACS Compliance Certification

Compliance Reports Summary Table

Below is the compliance reports summary table. Each report includes the institution's determination of compliance with the relevant requirement or standard and a narrative that summarizes and interprets the documentation presented to support the institution's determination of compliance. The requirements and standards are excerpted from the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement.

# Core Requirement, Comprehensive Standard
or Federal Requirement
Institution's Determination
of Compliance
Section 2 Core Requirements
2.1 Degree-granting Authority view report
2.2 Governing Board view report
2.3 Chief Executive Officer view report
2.4 Institutional Mission view report
2.5 Institutional Effectiveness view report
2.6 Continuous Operation view report
2.7.1 Program Length view report
2.7.2 Program Content view report
2.7.3 General Education view report
2.7.4 Course Work for Degrees view report
2.8 Faculty view report
2.9 Learning Resources and Services view report
2.10 Student Support Services view report
2.11.1 Financial Resources view report
2.11.2 Physical Resources view report
Section 3 Comprehensive Standards
3.1 Institutional Mission
3.1.1 Institutional Mission view report
3.2 Governance and Administration
3.2.1 C.E.O. Selection & Evaluation view report
3.2.2 Governing Board Control  
3.2.2.1 Institutional Mission view report
3.2.2.2 Fiscal Stability view report
3.2.2.3 Institutional Policy view report
3.2.3 Conflict of Interest view report
3.2.4 External Influence view report
3.2.5 Board Dismissal view report
3.2.6 Board/Administration Distinction view report
3.2.7 Organizational Structure view report
3.2.8 Qualified Administrative & Academic Officers view report
3.2.9 Personnel Appointment view report
3.2.10 Administrative Staff Evaluation view report
3.2.11 Control of Intercollegiate Athletics view report
3.2.12 Fund-raising Activities view report
3.2.13 Institution-related Entities view report
3.2.14 Intellectual Property Rights view report
3.3 Institutional Effectiveness
3.3.1.1 IE – Educational Programs view report
3.3.1.2 IE – Admin Support Services view report
3.3.1.3 IE – Academic & Student Support Services view report
3.3.1.4 IE – Research view report
3.3.1.5 IE – Community/Public Service view report
 
3.4 Educational Programs: Standards for All Educational Programs
3.4.1 Academic Program Approval view report
3.4.2 Continuing Education & Service Programs view report
3.4.3 Admissions Policies view report
3.4.4 Acceptance of Academic Credit view report
3.4.5 Academic Policies view report
3.4.6 Practices for Awarding Credit view report
3.4.7 Consortia Relationships/Contractual Agreements view report
3.4.8 Noncredit to Credit view report
3.4.9 Academic Support Services view report
3.4.10 Responsibility for Curriculum view report
3.4.11 Academic Program Coordination view report
3.4.12 Technology Use view report
3.5 Educational Programs: Undergraduate Programs
3.5.1 General Education Core Competencies view report
3.5.2 Institutional Credit for a Degree view report
3.5.3 Undergraduate Program Requirements view report
3.5.4 Terminal Degrees of Faculty view report
3.6 Educational Programs: Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Professional Programs
3.6.1 Post-Baccalaureate Program Rigor view report
3.6.2 Graduate Curriculum view report
3.6.3 Institutional Credits for a Degree view report
3.6.4 Post-Baccalaureate Program Requirements view report
3.7 Faculty
3.7.1 Faculty Competence view report
3.7.2 Faculty Evaluation view report
3.7.3 Faculty Development view report
3.7.4 Academic Freedom view report
3.7.5 Faculty Role in Governance view report
3.8 Library and Other Learning Resources
3.8.1 Learning/Information Resources view report
3.8.2 Instruction of Library Use view report
3.8.3 Qualified Staff view report
3.9 Student Affairs and Services
3.9.1 Rights & Responsibilities view report
3.9.2 Student Records view report
3.9.3 Qualified Staff view report
3.10 Financial Resources
3.10.1 Financial Stability view report
3.10.2 Financial Aid Audits view report
3.10.3 Control of Finances view report
3.10.4 Control of Sponsored Research/External Funds view report
 
3.11 Physical Resources
3.11.1 Control of Physical Resources view report
3.11.2 Institutional Environment view report
3.11.3 Physical Facilities view report
 
3.12-3.14 Institutional Responsibility for Commission Policies
3.12.1 Substantive Changes view report
3.13.1 Policy Compliance – Other Accrediting Agencies view report
3.13.2 Policy Compliance – Agreements view report
3.13.3 Policy Compliance – Complaints Procedures view report
3.13.4.a Policy Compliance – Distance Education Compliance view report
3.13.4.b Policy Compliance – System Operation and Structure view report
3.13.5.a Policy Compliance – Branch Campuses view report
3.13.5.b Policy Compliance – Autonomous Control view report
3.14.1 Publication of Accreditation Status view report
Section 4 Federal Requirements
4.1 Student Achievement view report
4.2 Program Curriculum view report
4.3 Publication of Policies view report
4.4 Program Length view report
4.5 Student Complaints view report
4.6 Recruitment Materials view report
4.7 Title IV Program Responsabilities view report
4.8.1 Distance and Correspondence Education –Student Identity & Verification view report
4.8.2 Distance and Correspondence Education –Privacy of Students view report
4.8.3 Distance and Correspondence Education –Additional Student Charges view report
4.9 Definition of Credit Hours view report