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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 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
        Differentiated Review
        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


    • 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
      • Photo of Daniel K. Wims
        Daniel K. Wims
        President
      • Photo of Lena Walton
        Lena Walton
        Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
      • Photo of Lynda Batiste
        Lynda Batiste
        Interim Vice President for Business and Finance
      • Photo of Bonnie Banks
        Bonnie Banks
        Faculty Representative and QEP Director
      • Photo of Malinda Swoope
        Malinda Swoope
        SACSCOC Liaison

Substantive Changes

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