海因兹社区学院 is accredited by 南方高校协会学院委员会 to award associate degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of 海因兹社区学院 may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, 迪凯特, GA 30033-4097, 请拨打(404)679-4500, 或使用SACSCOC网站(www.sacscoc.org).
- Have a policy and procedure to ensure that all substantive changes are reported to the Commission in a timely manner in accordance with SACSCOC policy; and
- 根据实质性变更政策通知委员会变更, 在需要时, 在变更开始前寻求批准.
- 总统, 副总统, and instructional deans – report institutional changes to the Institutional 认证 Liaison.
- Institutional 认证 Liaison – monitors all institutional changes reported and provides training on substantive change as needed. The Institutional 认证 Liaison also provides a timeline including dates for internal processes regarding substantive change.
- 每半年一次, the Institutional 认证 Liaison will send the Substantive Change Notification Request to Vice-总统s and instructional leaders requesting information on any institutional changes that have taken place in their areas since last report.
- 对于每一个确定为实质性的变化, the supervising Vice 总统 will assign responsibility to appropriate divisional personnel to work with the Institutional 认证 Liaison to complete the required materials for submission (e.g., prospectus and letters) within established deadlines set by the 海因兹社区学院 Office of 认证.
- The Institutional 认证 Liaison will review the substantive change request for completeness, 与SACSCOC政策和标准的适当性和一致性.
- The Substantive Change Committee at 海因兹社区学院 will meet in November and April to review items submitted to the committee for the purpose of determining whether the proposed action meets the criteria for Substantive Change as described by SACSCOC.
- The college 总统 or Institutional 认证 Liaison is then responsible for preparing the formal transmission to SACSCOC.
- All substantive changes that are approved by SACSCOC will be announced by the Institutional 认证 Liaison during the next monthly Instructional Affairs Committee meeting after the approval by SACSCOC AND given during the accreditation read-out report as part of the District 学生服务 Council meeting. (委员会只于九月、十一月、一月、三月及六月举行会议). 院校评审联络处是两个委员会的成员.