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COVID-19 Guidance Weblinks - Institutional Accreditors

Institutional Accreditors have provided the following guidance (note that is is changing regularly):



  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC): HLC has shared information on their website under Coronavirus Updates  (also accessible through the link at the top of their home page). Note this updated section from June 29, 2020: “Notify HLC of Changes to Educational Offerings,” including requesting a temporary distance education waiver.  The Answers to FAQ's including pass/fail, waiving graduation requirements, offering distance ed. etc. updated 9/17/20  Also see, Evaluations of Criteria for Accreditation during COVID-19 Pandemic updated 9/17/20 and Distance Education Substantive Change Approval Requirements 11/19/20






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