San Jose City College Accreditation
San Jose City College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, which accredits community colleges and other associate degree-granting institutions in the Western region of the U.S.
The criteria are research-based guidelines for systemic school improvement that address accreditation’s central tenet: a school operates with a clear understanding of its purpose.
Accreditation is a voluntary system of self-regulation developed to evaluate the overall educational quality and institutional effectiveness (The ACCJC’s complete Purpose Statement is available in Article I, section 2 of its
The ACCJC accreditation process provides assurance to the public that the accredited member colleges meet the Standards; the education earned at the institutions is of value to the student who earned it; and employers, trade or profession-related licensing agencies, and other colleges and universities can accept a student’s credential as legitimate.
Accreditation follow-up report
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THIRD-PARTY COMMENTS TO ACCJC A third-party comment may be submitted to the Commission at any time as it relates to the compliance of a member institution with Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies.
Such comment must be submitted in writing, signed, and accompanied by the affiliation, return address, and telephone number of the correspondent.
Commission staff will review all third-party comments to assess its applicability to Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies. Institutions will be provided with an opportunity to review applicable third-party comments.
Individuals who wish to make comments on the institutions that are undergoing review in the current semester, and that are being considered by the Commission at its next meeting, should use the Third Party Comment Form and be sure to include their name, address, phone number, and email address.
The comments must be received five weeks before the scheduled Commission meeting.
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ACCJC, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949
OTHER ACCREDITATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS, AND APPROVALS
The following San Jose City College programs have additional accreditation, certification, or approval through their respective agencies:
Alcohol and Drug Studies:
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals
Cosmetology and Esthetician:
California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
Dental Board of California
Emergency Medical Services:
County of Santa Clara Emergency Medical Services
California Bureau of Real Estate
ACCJC Reaffirmation Letter 2015
Substantive Change Proposal The evidence housed here are documents with no other direct link from the Substantive Change Proposal.
Substantive Change Proposal
Doc.3: SJCC Distance ED 12 FA-15SP Demographics District
Doc.3: Table 1 SJCC Distance Ed12FA-15SP Demographics
Doc. 4: California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Management Information Systems Datamart
Doc.5: SJCC Fall14 Distance Ed Enrollment
Doc. 8: TracDat San Jose City College
Doc. 9: Distance Education Supplement Form
Doc.11: Comprehensive Program Review Form Academic Affairs
Doc.12: Distance Education Meeting April, 20, 2015 Minutes
Doc.13: 2015-16 Reassigned Time Available Positions
Doc.14: Dean of Library Learning Resources and Distance Education
Doc.16: Distance Education Coordinator 2015-16Doc. 17: Moodle Workshop Advertisement
Doc.19: BSI Conference Funds Application
Doc.20: Professional Development Funds Application
Doc 22: SJCC Comprehensive Program Review Schedule 2014-2018
Doc. 35: Academic Senate Meeting Minutes 5-19-15
Doc.36: SJECCD Board Policy Chapter 5 Student Services
Doc. 46: SJECCD Delineation of Functions Map 2012-13
Doc.47: Perkins Professional Development Activity ApplicationDoc.-Activities at the Professional Development Center (GE-118)
Dean of Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness
(408) 298-2181 x3270
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges - ACCJC
ACCJC PUBLIC SESSION June 5
Institutional Set Standards
Reaffirmation of Accreditation Letter 2-3-17
SJCC External Evaluation Team Report Final 2-3-17
Letter to Apprear at January 2017 Closed Meeting
ACCJC External Evaluation Report letter 12-01-16
Visiting Team External Evaluation Report 11-30-16
2016 Accreditation Visiting Team Bios
08-23-16 ACCJC Letter - Team List
SER Acknowledgement Letter 08-10-16
06-24-16 Team Members and visit schedule
Team Chair appointed for External Evaluation Visit - 04-04-16
Commission Actions on Policy
June 2016 Preliminary Agenda
Substantive Change Proposal Letter 03-29-2016
Site Team Visit 2016
Tri-Chair Meeting Agendas & NotesTri-Chair Meeting 10-02-2015
Tri-Chair Meeting 10-16-2015
Tri-Chair Meeting 11-06-2015
Tri-Chair Meeting 11-20-2015
Tri-Chair Meeting 02-05-2016