GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949,  (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.


Accreditation 2016



Third Party Comment

Glendale Community College is undergoing accreditation review in Fall 2016 by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). Individuals who wish to make comments on the institutions that are undergoing review in the current semester and that are being considered by the Commission at its next meeting, should use the Third Party Comments Form and be sure to include their name, address, phone number, and email address. The comments must be received five weeks before the scheduled Commission meeting.


GCC's next regularly scheduled Accreditation Site Visit:  October  2016

Accreditation Communication:
ACCJC Accreditation Site Visit October 3-6 2016
ACCJC IHACHI Approval Letter May 20, 2016
IHACHI Substantive Change Proposal March 25, 2016
Distance Education - Substantive Change Addendum (Word) October 3, 2014 
ACCJC Action Letter – Acceptance of Follow-Up Report July 3, 2014
Distance Education - Substantive Change Proposal March 18, 2014
GCC Follow-Up Report March 15, 2014
ACCJC Action Letter (Submit Follow-Up Report) July 3, 2013
2013 Midterm Report (Word) March 15, 2013
ACCJC Action Letter (Submit Follow-Up Report)  July 2, 2012
Follow-Up Report 2 (Word) March 15, 2012
ACCJC Action Letter July 2, 2011
Follow-Up Report 1  March 15, 2011

ACCJC Action Letter (College Put on "Warning") 

June 30, 2010

2010 Institutional Self Study Report

January 2010


Accreditation Resources:


Complaints Against ACCJC Member Institutions

Students 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. Following is a link to the Commission's Policy on Student and Public Complaints Against Institutions which will assist the user in understanding the issues this Commission can and cannot address through its complaint process. The policy explains the procedures for filing a complaint. Below is a link to the Complaint Form.


Complaints Against the Accrediting Commission

Individuals who wish to file a formal complaint to the Commission about the ACCJC should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission. Following is a link to the Commission's Policy on Complaints Against the ACCJC which will assist the user in understanding the issues this Commission can and cannot address through its complaint process. The policy explains the procedures for filing a complaint. Below is a link to the Complaint Form.

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