AAMU SACSCOC Information
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
SACSCOC Institutional Resources
- SACSCOC Accrediting Standards – pdf (sacscoc.org)
- SACSCOC Handbook – 2018-POA-Resource-Manual.pdf (sacscoc.org)
- SACSCOC Policies – Documents Archive - SACSCOC
- SACSCOC Updates and Announcements from President Belle Wheelan - President's Communique - SACSCOC
SACSCOC Reaffirmation for Accreditation
- Decennial Review (Class of 2024)
- President’s Letter
- SACSCOC Timeline
- The university submitted the, was approved for, and confirmed its participation in
the Differentiated Review Process.
TimeLine for Reaffirmation Tracks
Reaffirmation Year: 2024
Track A: Institutions offering only undergraduate programs
Track B: Institutions offering graduate and undergraduate programs or only graduate programs.
Task Track A Track B 2021 2021 Institutions affirm participation in the Differentiated Review Process (late Submissions not accepted) July 1 July 1 Differentiated Review Process Verification Forms Due (late Submissions not accepted) August 16 August 16 Notice to Institutions of Eligibility for Differentiated Review November 12 November 12 Orientation of Leadership Teams December 5-7 December 5-7 2022 2022 Compliance Certification Due March 1 September 8 Off-Site Peer Review Conducted April 25-28 October 31 - November 3 2023 2024 Quality Enhancement Plan Due (and optional Focused Report) 4-6 weeks in advance of On-Site Review 4-6 weeks in advance of On-Site Review On-Site Peer Review Conducted September 11 - November 10 January 16 - April 12 2023 2023 Review by the SACSCOC Board of Trustees June 10-13 December 5-8
- The university submitted the, was approved for, and confirmed its participation in the Differentiated Review Process.
- University’s Tentative Deadline
Alabama A&M University SACSCOC Reaffirmation c/o 2024 University Timeline
Date Description January 4, 2022 SACSCOC Reaffirmation Launch February 1, 2022 Writing Teams Assigned February 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022 Watermark Software Training and Meetings with Writing Teams April 1, 2022 - October 31, 2022 1st Draft Writing and Data Collection November 1, 2022 1st Draft of Narratives DUE to SACSCOC Liaison November 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022 Review of 1st Draft of Narratives January 1, 2023 - January 31, 2023 1st Draft Review Updates with Writing Teams February 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023 2nd Draft Writing and Data Collection May 1, 2023 2nd Draft of Narratives DUE to SACSCOC Liaison May 1, 2023 - June 30, 2023 Review of 2nd Draft of Narratives July 1, 2023 - July 15, 2023 2nd Draft Review Updates with Writing Teams July 15, 2023 - July 31, 2023 Final Version Writing and Data Collection August 1, 2023 Final Version of Narratives DUE to SACSCOC Liaison August 1, 2023 - September 1, 2023 Final Reviews and Preparation for Submission September 1, 2023 - September 8, 2023 Final Review of Compliance Certification and Official Submission
- Leadership Team
Daniel K. Wims
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Interim Vice President for Business and Finance
Faculty Representative and QEP Director
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