Official Notice: Deadline for Submission of Materials Due for the March Commission Meeting


December 2016

The next meeting of the NAST Commission on Accreditation will be held March 11 – 15, 2017.

Responses and/or Progress Reports

Member institutions are reminded that any responses and/or progress reports requested by the NAST Commission on Accreditation should be submitted no later than February 1 for consideration at the March Commission meeting. The specific content of required responses and/or progress reports is enumerated in a Commission Action Report from NAST to the institution following consideration of the institution’s previous submission. To read or download applicable instructions, please see Procedures for Submitting Responses and Progress Reports.

New Curricula

Member institutions are reminded that any new or substantially revised curricula must be reviewed by the Commission prior to accepting students into such programs. Applications for Plan Approval and/or Final Approval for Listing of new curricula should be submitted no later than February 1 for consideration at the March Commission meeting. To read instructions and download the requisite NAST documents (1) Policies and Procedures for Reviews of New Curricula and (2) Instructions for Preparing Curricular Tables in the NAST Format, please see New Curricula Applications.

Optional Responses to NAST Visitors’ Reports

Institutions wishing to submit an Optional Response to a recent NAST Visitors’ Report should do so no later than February 15 for consideration at the March Commission meeting. To read or download applicable instructions, please see Procedures for Submitting an Optional Response to the NAST Visitors’ Report.

Contact the National Office

If you need assistance or have a concern, contact the National Office immediately. Often the answer is easy. We are committed to helping you accomplish your goals.