2021 Reaffirmation of Accreditation

UMCES is currently working on reaffirming its accreditation, with the final Self-Study due to the MSCHE in August 2021 and a peer-evaluation site visit in October 2021. Our current timeline is as follows:

November 2018:        UMCES attends the MSCHE Self-Study Institute

January – May 2019:        Introduction of 2020-2021 UMCES Self Study at January AC meeting

                                           Formal launch of Self-Study

                                           Self-Study Steering Committee and Working Group Chairs Appointed

                                           Appoint Working Group Members

June - August 2019:    Draft of Self-Study Design

August 2019-April 2021: Draft Self-Study

April, 2021: Final Chapter Drafts to VPE Office 

July, 2021: Final Draft Self-Study to Evaluation Team Chair 2 Weeks Before Visit

July 19-20, 2021: MSCHE Evaluation Team Chair Visit

July 30, 2021: Final Draft of Self-Study to SC and UMCES Community for Review

August 11, 2021: Final Self-Study due to VPE Office for Compiling and Formatting

August 23, 2021: Final Self-Study distributed to MSCHE Evaluation Team, SC, all-UMCES

October 4-6, 2021: MSCHE Evaluation Team Visits UMCES


If you have any questions or feedback throughout the process, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Griffin (Accreditation Administrator), Larry Sanford (Self-Study Co-Chair), or Lynn Rehn (Self-Study Co-Chair).