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.
On February 3, 2017, Glendale Community College received reaffirmation of accreditation from the ACCJC. Access to the Action Letter and Team Report are available in the Accreditation Communication chart below.
Errata Sheet for Institutional Self Evaluation Report - July 29, 2016
|Accreditation Reaffirmation Letter to Staff||February 7, 2107|
|February 3, 2017
|ACCJC Accreditation Site Visit Letter from ACCJC||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|
|June 30, 2010|
- Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) / Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) website
- Eligibility Requirements and Standards, June 2014
- GCC Annual Reports to ACCJC
- GCC Internal Accreditation Team 2016
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.
Third Party Comment
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.