The Higher Learning Commission has established a 10-year cycle for the various components of the accreditation process. The cycle begins in the year immediately following an institution’s comprehensive review. St. Olaf’s most recent comprehensive review occurred in 2012-13, culminating in HLC’s action to continue the college’s accreditation effective July 1, 2013. The schedule below indicates when each of the other accreditation review components will occur for St. Olaf over the next several years.
¹ Each academic year begins September 1 and ends August 31.
² Materials for an Assurance Review include an Assurance Filing only (Assurance Argument and Evidence File). St. Olaf’s Year 4 Assurance Review materials are due to HLC by November 21, 2016.
³ Materials for a comprehensive evaluation include an Assurance Filing (Assurance Argument and Evidence File) and Federal Compliance Filing.