Evaluator Resources

Evaluation Procedures and Guidelines 
The Evaluation Procedures and Guidelines is published to prepare evaluators for their role in the accreditation process. It includes evaluation visit questions, report writing guidelines, team member responsibilities, and visit meeting room materials. Download the Evaluation Procedures and Guidelines (Pink Book) (PDF).

Evaluation Visit Best Practices
From the most seasoned evaluators and staff coordinators on how to ensure that your review is thorough, fair, and an accurate reflection of the institution.

Evaluator Review of Performance 
In order to continually improve the quality of the accreditation process, evaluators will need to comment briefly on the visit procedures used for each particular site visit and on the performance of other team members and the ACICS staff representative.

Concur Travel and Expense Training
Helpful to those evaluators who may not have served in a long time or for those that are new to the process. The use of Concur is required to make travel arrangements.

Canons of Ethical Behavior Form
This form must be signed at least once a year, prior to assignment. A signed (electronically is acceptable) copy should be emailed to

How to Add an Emergency Contact
To ensure that ACICS is able to communicate with someone on your behalf, in case of an emergency, please provide us with an Emergency contact by following the steps outlined.

Report Templates 
Templates for team reports have been created to assist team members. View Templates 

Reimbursement Guidelines
The Reimbursement Guidelines provide information and assistance to individuals claiming reimbursement for expenses incurred while traveling on approved ACICS business. 

Technology Tips  
Review step-by-step instructions on using the new ACICS e-Commerce site. Learn how to register and update contact information.Technology Tips  Review step-by-step instructions on using the new ACICS e-Commerce site. Learn how to register and update contact information. 

W-9 Form 
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. Completed forms should be faxed directly to the following secured number 877-396-5718, Attention: AALS Finance Dept; Subject: Evaluator Application for (FULL NAME) 

Direct Deposit
In an effort to continuously improve the Evaluator Reimburse Process, ACICS has initiated a procedure which allows evaluator to receive their reimbursements through direct deposit - reducing the turn-around time. In order to enroll in the direct deposit program with ACICS, please fill out this form and return it via secure fax to: 877-396-5718.