January 2015 Memorandum to the Field

The Memorandum to the Field has been posted for your review. The Memo includes final and proposed revisions to multiple sections of the Accreditation Criteria relating to Learning Sites, Education or Study Abroad, Deferral Workshop, Debarment and Due Process (as it relates to Council Actions).  

If you have any questions about the information contained in the most recent Memorandum to the Field, please free to contact Ms. Terron King at or Dr. Joseph E. Gurubatham at

Please note that there will be an ACICS AWARE webinar to discuss the most recent Memorandum to theField  on Thursday, February 5, 2015.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation. The Council greatly appreciates your feedback.


Please respond by Friday, March 6, 2015 to:

Ms. Terron King
Manager of Policy & Institutional Review
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

750 First Street, NE, Suite 980
Washington, DC 2002-4241
Fax (202) 842-2593