COCC Website and online systems to be down beginning Friday

In order to perform critical upgrades and maintenance of online systems, all COCC online systems will be shut down from Friday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 7. The College is closed during that time for the extended Labor Day weekend.
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Historical Accreditation Reports

COCC is a member of the regional accrediting organization the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). January 2010 the Commission adopted newly revised accreditation standards and a seven-year accreditation cycle. COCC is preparing for a review in Spring 2012 under the new standards and cycle. 

For further information on the new NWCCU standards and cycle, visit:  NWCCU.org

COCC Reports and NWCCU reviews

February 2013 - Year One Self-Evaluation Report


May 2012 - Accreditation and Evaluation Reports

Report: Comprehensive Self-Evaluation Report - 2012

Reaffirmation: Reaffirmation Letter - 2012 

Response: Comprehensive Peer Evaluation Report - 2012

Team: Evaluation Team


February 2011 - Year One Self-Evaluation Report

Report: Year One Self-Evaluation Report - 2011 

Response: Year One Peer-Evaluation Report - 2011


COCC Reports and NWCCU reviews - prior to 2010

*The following reports and reviews followed the old NWCCU standards.

April 2009 - Focused Interim Accreditation Visit

Report: COCC Focused Interim Accreditation Report - 2009 

Response: Focused Interim Evaluation Report - 2009

April 2007 - Five-Year Interim Accreditation Visit

Report: COCC 2007 Five-Year Interim Accreditation Report

Response:  2007 Regular Interim Evaluation Report
2007 NWCCU Recommendation Letter

March 2004 - Focused Interim Accreditation Visit

Report:   COCC 2004 Two-Year Follow-up Accreditation Report

Response: 
2004 Focused Interim Evaluation Report

April 2002 - Full-Scale Evaluation

Self Study:

Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Standard 1 - Institutional Mission and Goals: Planning and Effectiveness
Standard 2 - Educational Program and Its Effectiveness
Standard 3 - Students
Standard 4 - Faculty
Standard 5 - Library and Information Resources
Standard 6 - Governance and Administration
Standard 7 - Finance
Standard 8 - Physical Resources
Standard 9 - Institutional Integrity
Appendix A - Select COCC Faculty/Administration/Staff Achievements, 1996-2001
Appendix B - Committee Membership Matrix
Appendix C - Campus Map

Response: 2002 Full-Scale Evaluation Committee Report

*Information about old NWCCU standards:  Historically, all members of the Commission submitted regular annual reports, as well as a more developed Interim Report every 5 years and a Comprehensive Self Study Report every 10 years.

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