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Interim Reports ask institutions to reflect on progress since the last comprehensive review and to project areas of focus for the next five years leading up to the next comprehensive review.
- Institutions preparing Interim Reports are invited to attend an orientation session led by Commission staff and institutional representatives who have just completed the process.
- Institutions are strongly encouraged to submit a draft of the Interim Report for review by Commission staff.
Policies and Procedures pertaining to Interim (Fifth-Year) Report
- Policy on Periodic Review of Accredited Institutions (43)
- Procedures for Interim Reports (51)
- Procedures for the Review of Off-Campus Sites At the Time of the Interim Report for Institutions with General Approval (51a)
- Policy on Student Verification and Transfer of Credit (95)
- Policy on Credits and Degrees (111)
- Policy on Dual Enrollment (128)
Forms pertaining to Interim (Fifth-Year) Report
- Interim Report forms (.xlsx)
- Interim Report forms [formatted so instructions print] (.xlsx)
- Student Achievement and Success: Making Assessment More Explicit (E series) (.docx) Required
- Statement on Student Achievement and Success Data Forms (.pdf)
- Affirmation of Compliance (.doc)
- Standards for Accreditation (pdf)
Submission of Report:
Electronic copy: a single searchable pdf file of the Interim Report, including all forms and appendices, should be submitted. The single searchable pdf file may be emailed to NECHEDocuments@neche.org (maximum size of 15MB) or placed on a flash drive as a single searchable pdf and mailed to the office along with the paper copies of the document.
Paper copies: In addition, four (4) paper copies of the Interim Report, including all forms and appendices, should be single spaced, copied on both sides of the paper, and neither stapled nor bound. Please mail the paper copies to:
New England Commission of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods #100
Burlington, MA 01803
In addition, a single searchable pdf copy, including all forms, should be forwarded to email@example.com.