Future of Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission has introduced the Pathways model that will change future reaffirmation processes.

Learn about the Pathways model.

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Higher Learning Commission's 2015 Focused Visit

Site visit: February 16-17, 2015

Itinerary for Focused Visit team

Higher Learning Commission Update

The University of Akron 2015 Focused Visit Report has been submitted to the HLC. Please access the report by selecting the link below.

Submit comments regarding UA to the HLC here.

Higher Learning Commission 2013 Self-Study

The University of Akron is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

In the July 11, 2013, HLC action letter, the Higher Learning Commission confirmed that our accredited status continues, with the next Reaffirmation of the Accreditation due in 2022-23. HLC also recommended a Focused Visit on governance and assessment of student learning for spring 2015. Read more (UAnet ID and password required):


Documents of interest

Assessment Update for Council of Deans November 14, 2014 (PowerPoint)

HLC 2015 Focus Visit Update for the Board of Trustees October 2014 (PowerPoint)