Accreditation Status

ϲʹ is by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 428 J Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234. ACCJC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) as a reliable authority regarding the quality of education offered by the institutions it accredits in keeping with the Higher Education Act of 1965. ACCJC is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which has established criteria that define a quality review system for accrediting agencies.

ACCJC accredits institutions in the United States, its territories and affiliates, with a primary mission of granting associate degrees; institutions accredited by ACCJC may also award certificates and other credentials, including bachelor's degrees, if those credentials are within the institution's mission and authorized by their governmental authorities. ACCJC may also credit non-domestic institutions with a primary mission of granting associate degrees. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: .

Enhanced Monitoring Letter from ACCJC

Accreditation Update

The Peer Review Team assigned to review our Institutional Self Evaluation Report (ISER) has identified the areas for which they would like more information, resulting in a list of "core inquiries." You may view those core inquiries here:

Core Inquiries

Five members of the Peer Review Teamwill conduct an in-personfocused site visit at theCollege October 2-4, 2023, during which they will interviewindividualsas noted in the core inquiries.

The focused site visit will also include an in-person open forum as well as an exit report as follows:

Open Forum: Tuesday, October 3, 12 pm - 1 pm, MUB 140*
Exit Report: Wednesday, October 4, 11 am to 12 pm, MUB 140

*To ensure participants can express themselves freely, neither members of the governing
boardnor senior administrators will attend the open forum.

Please join us for either or both of those events!

ACCJC has assembled a Peer Review Team comprising academic and administrative representatives who are reviewing our Institutional Self Evaluation Report. Dr. Erika Endrijonas (Superintendent-President at Pasadena City College) is serving as the Peer Review Team Chair and Dr. Mike Munoz (Superintendent-President at Long Beach City College) is serving as the Vice Chair. You can read more about the team members here:

Peer Review Team Members

The Peer Review Team held a collegewide forum on March 14. Thank you to those who attended!

A subset of the Peer Review Team will conduct the focused site visit during the week of October 2, 2023:

Dr. Erika Endrijonas
Dr. Mike Munoz
Dr. Norman Lorenz
Dr. Jesse Mills
Mr. Daniel Troy

Institutional Self Evaluation Report (ISER)

To access the evidence links within the ISER, you will need to be logged into Microsoft 365 with your CCSF email address.

If you have trouble accessing any of the evidence links, please contact

2023 Institutional Self Evaluation Report

Program Accreditors

Complaint Process

ϲʹs and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint to the Commission about one of its member institutions should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission. You can learn about them on the .